Grief is unpredictable. And seemingly timeless.
I wish he was here. Such is the nature of grief.
After all, I was widowed now! Wasn’t I supposed to be sad all the time?
Grief sucks but to come out the other side intact, one must go through and accept the process with the courage of a warrior.
Grief is not a one-size-fits-all experience. If you are grieving, be gentle with yourself. Know that everyone copes differently. And when you do fall apart, know it is normal. Make room for it.
Thank you so much to Linda for her vulnerability and candour. This post, I am sure everyone will agree, is simply a stunning depiction of grief. I think gently, and with purpose, Linda depicts her emotions beautifully. It is with a heavy heart that I say this was a wonderful read. Sending a big hug to you Linda.
I felt closer to him reading these than I have since he was killed—as he wrote in one of them, “Some words are worth a thousand pictures.”
Hearing the click of the switch as they started treatment. I wish it on no one, not even an enemy.
is a strange bird
flying out of sight
and back again.
What alarmed me most was the vacantness in her eyes as if being present was too much to bear.
I thought I knew grief but this was different.