I am much, much better than I was the first two years after Dominic ran ahead to heaven.
I’ll be honest though, sometimes all it takes is the tiniest trigger to make my heart race, my hands shake and my eyes well with tears.
It still surprises and frightens me that anxiety is so close to the surface.
But I guess when your world has been shattered violently and utterly by what you never imagined would happen, that’s a reasonable response.
Read here Why Anxiety is Part of Child Loss.