After the loss of our mum, we have tried several times to find information online about people in similar situations – to feel less alone, to get advice, to know that life can continue after all of the trauma. We couldn’t find anyone. So, we decided that we would become those people for others through The Grief Reality.
Mum would love these rainbows.
But this is my world. Those were the cards I had been dealt. I have been living without my Mum for 14 months now. I have been doing okay.
Dear Evee, When you are at university, it’s so easy to become “Evee”. You go to your first lectures and seminars, feeling like a wide-eyed squirrel in a forest of nuts. “So you’re telling me, that I can study… runes?” You meet people, and people describe you as “confident” and “independent”, and you become used … Continue reading My True Colours
I'm made up for my little sister and best friend. So proud of how she has overcome every challenge thrown at her and still able to find the positive in every situation.
I cannot wait to be Evee in my new life, and for Katie to be Katie in hers. I am ready for it now.
Remember how Mum would always say to break things down, and to not look at the bigger picture. The bigger picture is scary, and so is a year. 365 days seems inconceivable right now, but you can manage one day at a time. Stay in bed if you have to. You don't have to leave the house, you just have to get through another day.
We are truly exhausted physically, but mentally, we are stronger and happier than ever.