Tag archive: Grief

Another goodbye

Today, we said goodbye to a wonderful lady. Grandma Paula. A truly inspiring woman. She immediately struck you as a warm, gentle, but also very strong person. She was intelligent and had an open mind, truly a woman of the world. Someone that dedicated her entire life and heart to her family. In the years…

When it rains, it pours, and then some…

When it rains, it pours, and then some…

Life has a way of distracting us from that what matters the most. We get lost in the dance in which we juggle between work, our household, friends and everything in between. Even though I dedicate quite a lot of time of each day to thinking about my baby, remembering Sahar, and transforming this grief…

On your due date

On your due date

Hello sweetheart, I don’t know where to start today. My chest is so abundantly filled with what seems like an incompatible cocktail of emotions. I feel so much love for you, it’s the feeling that dominates the most. But there’s also the same amount of grief, and I have to admit it weighs very heavy…

The backpack

The backpack

September is here. For most of us, the best way to describe this month is “back to school”. This means shopping for school supplies, wrapping books, buying new clothes. It also means increased movement on the roads resulting in traffic jams. September fills the bus stops with children and adolescents dragging around their heavy backpacks….

Another angelversary goes by

Another angelversary goes by

Today is that day again. The 7th of the month. The day that marks three months since Sahar joined and left this Earth on the same day. Whenever a new month starts my heart breaks a little, knowing that the 7th will soon arrive. I don’t like these days. They only mark how long she’s…

Grief cannot be fixed

Grief cannot be fixed

It’s been almost three months since we lost our little girl. It’s not only hard to handle this loss, but it’s also very hard to handle all the comments and wrong reactions of the people around us. Although I realize that everyone means the very best for us, these comments are still hurtful. Here’s a…

About readiness

About readiness

Are you ready for a new pregnancy? When are you going to try for a new baby? These questions are popping up a lot lately. People around me see that I’m sad, that I’m grieving, that I’m hurting. And somehow, they want to fix my grief. And they do so by pushing the idea of…

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