“Colouring, for me, is a beautiful metaphor for taking things one small step at a time.”
Between her resistance to wearing hearing aids and the bursting capillaries in her brain, which were causing her progression into dementia, meaningful communication had become nearly impossible.
After a terrifyingly low period in my mental state over the past few months, I recently googled, “is it normal for grief to be worse in the second year after a death?” I was instantly comforted to find that I was not the only one who had experienced a severe turn for the worse at… Read More »
“Unless you’ve experienced loss firsthand, you cannot possibly understand what it is like to battle with its overwhelming unpredictability.” I have heard many bereaved people, including myself, say versions of this consistently over the past two years. Prior to losing my father, I probably would have disagreed in earnest, thinking that I could at least… Read More »