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

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