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I remember your laugh

I remember your laugh

I remember your laugh and your radiating smile, the dark of your hair and the warmth of your hugs that always made me feel like everything was going to be OK. You fought long and hard Mom, the Drs. gave you 3 to 6 months when they

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I give thanks for the fond memories

I give thanks for the fond memories

I have been a psw with                                  for 14 years now and I was proud when my dad asked me to be his power of attorney for health before we realized he

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She was my angel and still is

She was my angel and still is

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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Today I want to celebrate her life

Today I want to celebrate her life

Today I am reflecting on the life of my mother. I lost her unexpectedly last year at 69 years of age. Often times I find myself drifting into the traumatic experience that was her death but today I want to celebrate her life. I have a little

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Love you always

Love you always

Mom, I miss you and <3 you always. You, without knowing, steered me into this path. Your final months live with me as I care for patients and families. Love you & miss you ALWAYS XXX

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I am forever greatful

I am forever greatful

Mom, I miss you, love you, and am so glad I can take part of you with me wherever life takes me. You made me the person I am today and for this I am forever grateful. XOX

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My rock in life

My rock in life

Is of having an amazing mother who made me the person I am today. Your courage to raise 11 kids on your own at a time when it wasn’t the norm. Ensuring we all got an education and were prepared for the world. Thank you for being

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Fear of loss

Fear of loss

Etched clearly in my heart & mind forever… Walking & supporting my mom through a 4 yr journey with terminal ovarian CA diagnosis. The hope, the fight, the successful & failed treatment Emotional struggles & fear of unknown Fear of loss, What I learned: Be honest, live

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Her music has filled my life

Her music has filled my life

To my strong, loving Mom who taught me to always speak my mind, protect my family at all cost and embrace life to the fullest. We sang together in life and we sand to her tape during her death. Her music has filled my life and my

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We held hands

We held hands

Looking back, I feel fortunate that I was able to make it back home & sit with mom in the hospital (5 hr drive home). We held hands & I sat beside her as she took her last breath & went to heave.

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