Black dog 

The black dog has been sitting behind me the last couple of weeks. I know he’s there & acknowledge him, but he hasn’t made a noise yet. Friday will be a year since I lost Dad. I think that’s why he’s back. It’s like he’s teetering there but not quite with me yet. The nights … More Black dog 

14 things I learnt about grief after losing my Dad

Grief can be physical. I knew the mental pain was coming but didn’t anticipate actual physical pain. A chest crushing heavy weight that takes your breath away. A tightness in your stomach & a feeling like your whole body is going limp & giving up. They say you move through stages, and you probably do, … More 14 things I learnt about grief after losing my Dad