Creating space to pause, reflect and share experiences with dying and death

Grief

Grief

Home ain’t home anymore, dad.

Home ain’t home anymore, dad.

It was 25th Feb around 9 PM where me,my brother and dad were staying in a neurology rehabilitation home,actually it was my turn to stay that night. We got discharge two days back from Apollo Hospitals,Ghy and shifted here,while that particular night we brought him back from

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My spirit has been honoured and emboldened by death’s lessons

My spirit has been honoured and emboldened by death’s lessons

People often look at me with horror when I tell them my story, share with them my experiences of death and dying, and I suppose that, objectively speaking, by the time I was sixty I had had perhaps more than what might be considered my share of

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I’ll be patient till we see each other again

I’ll be patient till we see each other again

She was 49 and a half…had been in a nursing home since her 41st year. Always saying she felt like she was in prison and waiting at the entrance of the nursing home for her kids to visit. The Doctor had told her parents that she was

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I hope you were happy

I hope you were happy

a little green package handed to me at the vet and my living nightmare little feet curled up inside a blanket and fur still warm 1 second you were in my arms and ten minutes later you were back in my arms in a different way you

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Nothing could prepare me …

Nothing could prepare me …

I have worked in health care over 20 years. At the beginning of my career I actually worked in palliative care and had the honour of getting to know both my patients and families in such an intimate time of their lives. I have lost family members

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I take one day at a time now

I take one day at a time now

I lost my husband suddenly on October 27th 2016. Then my dad died November 24th 2016. My family has been in turmoil ever since. No matter how much I try I have someone angry and not speaking to me. I made the best decisions with the professional

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This has been one of the hardest years

This has been one of the hardest years

This has been one off the hardest years for me. Not only do you grieve a death off a love one you also grieve over marriage breakups. After 43 years off marriage my husband left me for another woman. My mom passed away. She was my angel

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It is a struggle to get up

It is a struggle to get up

I lost my husband 11 months ago after a short battle with cancer. I miss him so much and I am finding it hard to carry on. My children and grandchildren try there best to help me. But it is the times when I am alone. I

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You deserved so much better

You deserved so much better

I miss you Greg – my brother. You deserved so much better. I do what I do now because of you.

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I wish I could hug you

I wish I could hug you

Papa Ken, I just want to wish you a happy birthday. I miss you so much and Nanny misses you too. I wish I could hug you one more time.

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