Monthly Archives: April 2011

Finding distractions along the road

Regrettably, my quest to avoid dealing with it has led to my avoiding posting here. I’ll rectify that as soon as possible, because I recognise that I need to deal with it, and if I want to make this blog … Continue reading

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Further thoughts about the headstone

I’m still procrastinating about the emails, knowing all the while that I have to sort them out at some point. I can’t get over the fact that there is a stone. It seems that somehow that means, even if in the confines … Continue reading

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The urge to ‘do something!’

Hurrah! We’ve all made it through Easter for another year. Spending time with a friend’s 15 month old daughter yesterday made me realise that there is still some good in the world, despite the seeming ‘necessity’ of loss. However, today … Continue reading

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Easter- hope or just a pause?

(Image taken from: https://navigatingcyberloss.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/easter.jpg?w=300) Finding myself in a reflective mood today. Easter was always a pain because of the timing of Chris’ death. Four years on, I’d guess it’s marginally easier, but I suppose new loss dulls the pain of other instances. … Continue reading

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Procrastination continues

 (Image taken from http://tinyurl.com/6a4hjaa) Despite progress which was made yesterday I still can’t bring myself to deal with the emails I received from her. She sent me 186 over the three years of our friendship, including some beautiful e-cards. (Wish I’d known … Continue reading

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An Easter healing ritual

(Image taken from http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01694/skim_1694576c.jpg) I’ve always seen the value in skimming stones to release pent-up emotion. As long as you don’t cause yourself physical pain in the course of doing it, it’s a great way to get rid of anger in … Continue reading

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Songs for the wounded soul: Emmylou Harris

I’ve written before of the impact of music on my grief journey, and even invited you to share those songs that have brought you comfort, or brought you to your knees during your grief journey. For me country music has … Continue reading

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