On my father’s previous death anniversaries, my sisters, mother, niece, nephews, and I would head to the cemetery with a few beers, some whiskey, and a cigarette for the old man.
Sometimes, making plans for the following week seems like a great idea – and sometimes it is – but other times, you just have to cancel because all you need to do is gather your strength at home.
From people, to films, and fun; what made you realise why you had carried on holding on?
Wish that I could’ve frozen time Halted it completely in its tracks Made it that the bells wouldn’t chime That you wouldn’t fade to black Wish I…… Read more “As Told By Ken”
That’s my Mum, she existed, she laughed, there was a time she wasn’t dying or sad, when this wasn’t our reality, and when she could hug me and tell me everything’s going to be okay. The pain is just an indicator of how strong our bond was.
Link your favourite songs down below! Maybe your favourite song will be our new favourite song.
“Okay Evee, you’re on your own now, and you have to put as much distance between this tragic event as you can.”
The intensity of your grief is in direct proportion to the deep love you had for them. This is not something you can skip over, ignore, or run away from.
Hope that this made you smile, and that you are enjoying this glorious weather.
It didn’t make sense at first. How could I have been a carer for such a long period without having realised? I think this is the case for many people. Like I said, the changes were minimal at first, and you really don’t mind because you’d do anything for your family.