Even six years into this journey I have hard grief days.
I had one just this week and needed to remind my heart that while I can’t stop the waves from rolling in, I have ways to hang on and ride them out.
There are many, many ways to survive such days but here are ten that have proven helpful to me over and over again.❤
My hardest grief season begins in November and runs to the end of May. Thanksgiving through Dominic’s birthday on (or near) Memorial Day are days full of triggers, memories and stark reminders that one of us is missing.
If I could fall asleep November first and wake up in June I’d do it.
But I can’t so I have to employ all the tricks I’ve learned in the nearly six years since Dominic ran ahead to heaven to survive those particularly challenging months.
Here are ten ways I survive hard grief days.
Read the rest here: Taking Care: Ten Ways to Survive Hard Grief Days