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A Good Death

Back in 2017 while in remission, Kimberley became a volunteer writer for the website “gooddeath.org.sg”. While serving as a volunteer writer, some of the articles that Kimberley wrote includes 'Stop and Stare' and 'Every Breathe You Take' Exactly a year since the article 'Stop and Stare' was published on Medium, Kimberley was in the midst … Continue reading A Good Death

Grief Gracefully

“Imaginary friends are a common manifestation for many kids across several developmental milestones.”   I was told that as I was growing up; I had an imaginary friend. However , I started to spend lesser time talking and playing with my imaginary friend; such that my imaginary friend eventually disappeared.   As weird as it … Continue reading Grief Gracefully

Last Christmas

Soon it will be the holidays To many it’s the best days Of their lives. However, many are trying to survive The dreaded holiday season And grief is the main reason Nobody knows how much we are hurting deep inside We try our best to push these emotions aside But yet we still end up … Continue reading Last Christmas

Shh… Don’t say the D word

Death? What is death? At a young age of 6 years old, it was the first time I experienced death of a loved one in my family. My paternal grandfather passed away. I was never close to my paternal grandfather. During the wake, I had the time of my life: I was happily playing at … Continue reading Shh… Don’t say the D word

You’ll always be part of our (Facebook) memories

  “Three weeks ago, on a family vacation in Berlin. I stood in the middle of Alexanderplatz, next to Primark and panicked. My phone wasn’t in my bag, and I couldn’t remember where was the last place I left my phone. As i searched the aisle of Primark for my phone, several thoughts clouded my … Continue reading You’ll always be part of our (Facebook) memories

One year on

It’s been a long time, and within a blink of an eye, it’s one year on. Spending 26 years of my life with Kimberley, and raising a growing kid, there will always be up and down, just like a roller coaster ride. For the past year, friends, relatives, acquaintance and neighbours always wondered how my … Continue reading One year on

People leave in more finite ways than others, some irreversible

As the clock rang in the new year, a familiar chorus chimed: "It's 2019, omg this means we're turning 27 this year, omg SO OLD..." Even as we lament the fact that we keep on ageing, maybe we've forgotten that ageing is still a continuation of life, and that not all of us have that … Continue reading People leave in more finite ways than others, some irreversible

Dealing with cancer & death- A Mother’s perspective

I have watched every development of Kimberley since the day I conceived her till the day she passed on. We had spent the last 26 years of many ups and downs. The day when the doctor came to ward and said “ Hi, Mr. & Mrs. Lim, after a battery of test, I am so … Continue reading Dealing with cancer & death- A Mother’s perspective

Dealing with cancer & death

Sisters for life “OMG, is that your sister? The both of you look so alike!” That was a common statement, whenever strangers or acquaintances saw pictures of Kimberley and I. Just like any other pair of siblings, we grew up loving and disliking each other at the same time. There were times when we quarrelled … Continue reading Dealing with cancer & death

Cost of Cancer

TL:DR - Caner is expensive business. Get an insurance plan that has an unlimited payout and a critical illness payout. *Disclaimer - I’m not asking for financial aid with this post instead hope to spur individuals to be more prudent with their finances* --- I want to lose weight. I want to learn a new … Continue reading Cost of Cancer