by CanTeen12/11/2018

A Bereaved Mum Braces For Christmas

In the words of Suzanne Leigh, "We’ve made it through Thanksgiving and the first anniversary of our gorgeous girl’s passing. Now we’re dealing with the “Merry Christmas”-es and shortly thereafter the “Happy New Year”-s. Ugh.

For Christmas, I’d like my elder daughter back please. I would like to look into her eyes (bright and curious), listen to her talk about something she loves, stroke her tender cheek and tell her that I love her — boundlessly, perdurably and in aertunum. This will not happen. Ever.

In the absence of what I can’t have, here’s what I’d like to see happen..."

Read more on Suzanne's Blog 'The Mourning After Natasha'