Tag archive: Saying goodbye

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…

The prayer flag project

The prayer flag project

Tomorrow is the international day of hope. Tomorrow is a day in which we break the silence about our babies gone too soon, a day in which we celebrate their lives and their memory… It’s a day dedicated to our babies, a beautiful day. Since I have to go to work tomorrow, I decided to…

Summer

Summer

Summer. The most beautiful and fun time of the year. The sun, spreading its light and warmth all over my skin. The bees, buzzing over every flower that blooms, filling their tiny pockets to make that sweet thing called honey. The pollen, travelling through the wind, landing on my hair every now and then. Butterflies,…

The blessing of saying goodbye

The blessing of saying goodbye

Yesterday I watched the movie Meet Joe Black on tv. For those of you who’ve never seen it before, it’s a movie about death and love. Death takes the human form of Brad Pitt as he comes to guide Anthony Hopkins to the grave. Death gives Hopkins more time on Earth in exchange for staying with him,…

Saying goodbye to the alternative present I dreamt of

Saying goodbye to the alternative present I dreamt of

Every time I open a closet, a drawer, or any other random closet around the house, I see something that reminds me of how it should have been. Tiny baby socks, pregnancy clothes, a pacifier with “My daddy is the best” written on it, pregnancy supplements, … I should still be pregnant, and approaching 30…

Telling the world “Our baby is gone”…

Telling the world “Our baby is gone”…

The day Sahar’s condition was diagnosed, our world was smashed to pieces. We had to wait for a while before saying goodbye, and this was a terrible time. Days of disbelief, crying and grieving… Grieving while she was still alive… How do you even do that? I completely hid myself from the world.  We stayed…

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