*** Contains images of baby loss that some may find distressing*** Baby loss awareness week is so important because it is a time to remember all of the babies gone too soon. I wanted to remember these special babies this week and allow their stories to be told. I think in the moment, you know, that moment when people find out that their friend or family members baby has died,… View Post

As I have found myself in a better place than I have ever been since our own loss (both emotionally and mentally). And as I embark on another year of counselling training, I have realised 3 things in my life and writings: 1. I have missed writing about grief and loss from an informative angle. And I enjoy being able to open up the channels of communication for others to… View Post

It’s rather Ironic that this post is all about “finding the words” and yet I have had it on my “to do” list for most of the month now – because I just could not find the words! June is SANDS awareness month – A time of year to raise awareness on Stillbirth and Neonatal death. Their campaign this year “Finding the words”, aims to break the silence around stillbirth and… View Post

When you eat mostly chocolate as your daily food intake, and wallow around sobbing and feeling anxious and gaining pounds by the second, you know you’ve hit rock bottom and are pretty miserable! And yes, this is a scene that frequently plays out in my life. You see, sadness or grief is something I experience frequently, and I suppose it is all part of my “new normal” package I received… View Post