Life PC (Post Curley)

It is now 4 days PC (post Curley) and it is only now that I feel able to write about how I feel.  What I’m about to say may shock some of you reading this, although some of you will hopefully understand it. How I feel about losing my Curley is right up there with…

The 5 Stages Of Grief

I remember reading somewhere on the internet, I can’t remember where though, about The Kübler-Ross model, otherwise known as “the five stages of grief”.  This model is a series of emotional stages by survivors of grief and death, and the 5 stages according to the model are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. For some…

Sunshine On My Shoulders….

In 1971 a young woman died at the age of 20.  She left behind a husband, a two year old daughter, and a journal of tape recordings.  A journal that told what it was to be young, and a mother, and in love…and dying.  The names of the people in her life have been changed,…

Support For Empty Armed Mothers

I’ve been doing a lot of work on “Frankie’s Legacy” recently to bring it more in line with what I always wanted it to be – a blog and a place where I can talk honestly and openly about my feelings, a resource site for early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, neonatal death, cleft lip/palate, rare chromosome…

I Failed….

Grief, I hate you. Grief, why did you have to come back to haunt me now? Grief, why don’t you just f**k off and never come back….ever. Oh wait….you can’t. You won’t. You will be with me for the rest of my life. I tried so hard not to give in to you when Frankie…