Sitting with thoughts and thinking about our grief journey. A journey of a multitude of feelings and emotions, a multitude of life-changing experiences. Our journey since our Dad passed away has been almost six years….
Please see Sell by date and grief/Expiration date and grief which covers:
- Quotes/Illustrative examples: Sell by date and grief/Expiration date and grief
- YouTube Video: Sue Ryder Grief Kind TV Advert Campaign
- Sell by date and grief/ Expiration date and grief
- Useful Links
- Our Final Thoughts
- Our YouTube video
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Sitting with thoughts and thinking about our grief journey. A journey of a multitude of feelings and emotions, a multitude of life-changing experiences. Our journey since our Dad passed away has been almost six years.
This topic was drafted in November 2021, we are not sure why we didn’t publish it at that time. One thing we do know is we still believe in this, it is important to acknowledge our grief and the journey. This is why we are now publishing the topic. Maybe it feels more appropriate at this particular point in time because we are now entering the sixth year since our Dad sadly passed away. Still an unbelievable feeling that just went through me as I typed this. Still hard to contemplate and process.
A certain thing my sister and I know is that we are not the same people we once were, we feel like we’ve been in fog/bubble-type state ever since.
We are present in every day, but not necessarily present in the moment of every day no matter how much we would like to be.
The type of grief we are experiencing almost feels like it is everlasting. Everlasting in the sense that we still have not managed to figure out who we are and how we are able to function as the new people we are becoming.
Grief is a unique experience. It is as individual as a fingerprint and deserves to be acknowledged.
We all grieve differently, and however, we choose to honour our grief, we shouldn’t feel pressured into feeling as though it has been too long and we should be moving on.
For these reasons, we just decided to google the term sell by date and grief to see what might come up. We are sharing what we have found as we do believe there are people who could be feeling similar ways.
Please see Sell by date and grief/Expiration date and grief:
2. Quotes/Illustrative examples: Sell by date and grief/Expiration date and grief
3. YouTube Video: Sue Ryder Grief Kind TV Advert Campaign
“We are proud to launch our new Grief Kind TV advert narrated by Richard E. Grant, showing some of the ways that you can be there when it matters for those you care about. There are so many ways to grieve and so many ways to support people through it. With Grief Kind, you can be there for a loved one, when they need it most. Find out more about Grief Kind by visiting sueryder.org/griefkind”.
4. Sell by date and grief/Expiration date and grief
“These are some of the feelings you might have when you are coping with grief longer-term. A woman at home alone, grieving after a bereavement”…
“(7 Jul 2010) — Founder of Comfort Zone Camp for Grieving Children … The grief expiration date myth must come from people who have never experienced a” …
“(26 May 2020) — Grief doesn’t magically end at a certain point after loss. … my late best friend’s birthday through the weeks after her funeral”.
4.4 Grief Doesn’t Have An Expiration Date – Her View From Home“Grief Doesn’t Have An Expiration Date. In: Grief … It doesn’t expire or come with an end date. … Use the code “holidays” for 10% off sitewide”.
4.5 Is there an expiration date for grief? “There is no expiration date. Grief never fully goes away. That doesn’t have to mean you can’t and won’t live a happy and productive life. What it does mean is the love you shared with loved ones lost doesn’t have an expiration date either”.
“Dad had been my best friend, though not in the sense that he tried to act my age or allowed me to get away with things. On the contrary, my father was quite”…
“It doesn’t matter how many years have passed. Grief for a loved one doesn’t expire after a set amount of time. The present pain may fade, but the void is still there. There are so many factors that impact the depth of grief, including how close a person’s relationship was to the person who died”. (21 Dec 2022).
5. Useful Links
- What is the hormone released in grief? Cortisol. This is sometimes called the “stress hormone,” and your body may release more of it than usual into your bloodstream in the 6 months after the loss of a loved one. High levels of cortisol over a long period can raise your chances of heart disease or high blood pressure. (29 Jun 2021).
- What organ is affected by grief? “Grief is the emotion of the lungs and the large intestine, organs associated with the metal element. Loss of any kind will often trigger a feeling of being energetically drained and of having difficult bowel function”.
- Where is grief held in the body? Your heart literally aches. A memory comes up that causes your stomach to clench or a chill to run down your spine. Some nights, your mind races, and your heart races along with it, your body so electrified with energy that you can barely sleep. Other nights, you’re so tired that you fall asleep right away. (11 Jul 2019).
6. Our Final Thoughts
My sister and I are aware we are not alone on this journey of grief. Although through unfortunate circumstances we have a common understanding with the Grief Community we have become a part of, and with the followers/friends on our social media platforms.
Sharing information is one of the main reasons we started our blog almost four years ago. We hope this might be of use to those who read it.
7. Our YouTube Video