Because grief is so varied and personal, there is no “normal” or “right” way to grieve, except to feel your way through it. This means people actively trying to move through and express their pain show it in a wide variety of ways outside of the behaviors people are used to seeing. We aren’t “Fine” and everyone knows it.
We get the tang of it before the hang of it; the two are polar sides of the same … More
Each morning with the growing light My eyes constricting from the sight I fumble back from dreamless night A lightning … More
I have felt the weight of you since you were a twinkle in a star’s eye before either of us … More
Sometimes in my mind The words come and they just rhyme and though my flow is like Frankenstein Like Sally, … More
I realized that I haven’t written for a while here… it was during my reflective pause in writing that my sweet boy Patrick, just days after taking his first steps, crossed the Rainbow Bridge in his dreams and slipped gently into the stars at the age of 14 months & four days. I had never heard of Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) before that night and had been fairly convinced SIDS was for babies 3 months and under who had suffocated. I learned differently two weeks ago, and my life is forever changed.