Visiting The Deceased Part III

In this final part of my visiting/viewing posts I’d like to have a look at the different experiences and thoughts I’ve had with viewings. The fact of the matter is that they still worry me and I still have a total love/hate relationship with them. I have a lot of anxiety around what could happen... Continue Reading →

Autumnal Days & Death Cafes

When I first started doing on call I was absolutely terrified about leaving my phone somewhere I couldn’t hear it. A billion different scenarios would run through my head, I could imagine all the different things that might happen and what I may have to do. I also assumed that whole time that it would... Continue Reading →

Renewed & Revived

As promised, here I am back in July to start again with my posts. I am pleased to write that I have been looking forward to doing this yet again and I feel much better than I did when I decided to take the break. The anxiety is still there, brimming under the surface of... Continue Reading →

Be Back in July!

As you may have noticed, I’ve been a little quiet on social media and on here recently. I’ve mentioned a few times that I have really struggled to put together blog posts, and I think that I feel that I need to take a little break from it all. Having considered this, it makes perfect... Continue Reading →

Strange Days Indeed

It’s a tricky one to write this week for some reason. That feeling I mentioned before, the one where I’m on edge constantly, has only got worse really. I can only assume it’s due to the fact I can’t put out of my head the idea that we’re heading for another peak of the virus... Continue Reading →

Grief in the Pandemic

After talking with a lot of front line workers and other APTs, the best way I can see people coping currently is to take this all one day at a time and not to try and take on too much. I’ve been the most upset about work, largely about speaking to relatives about their concerns.... Continue Reading →

Turn And Face The Strange

We live in some very strange times at the moment. For the majority of people life has completely changed even just from the basics of their daily routine. I’m being asked so often about how much my work has changed and what impact the pandemic has had. So many thoughtful and lovely gifts received by... Continue Reading →

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