"In my mind, I’m still planning for parents weekend, Thanksgiving, sending his winter clothes. ... None of this will happen."
Although there’s no perfect way to express condolences on social media, there are some good guidelines to keep in mind.
Carolyn's daughter Rosie died from an autoimmune condition in 2003. Years later, in her late forties, she decided it was time to try for another baby.
Grief is something we all encounter. Whether it's losing a loved one, a friend, a job and everything else, loss can have a profound effect on us and our brains. Dr Lisa Shulman has delved into the notion of loss and grief and their impacts upon the brain in her book Before and After Loss: A Neurologist's Perspective on Loss, Grief and the Brain.
Death is the ubiquitous spectre waiting to affect us all and while we cannot avoid it, we can try to understand it a little better
How does it feel to lose love when you’ve only just found it? How does it feel to meet your partner’s mother for the first time to plan his funeral?
Rest easy Tim and be assured that you have touched the lives of many people... most of whom you never met
If there’s one positive thing I can say about cancer, it’s that it brings out the best in people