Tag: dying

the Art of Surrender

Instead of the word Surrender, I could use Acceptance – they are inter-changeable in this instance. However it amuses me to use the word Surrender, because the very word used to bring up so much resistance within me. It was one of the Life… Continue Reading “the Art of Surrender”

Why Me?

These are the words my partner Ian uttered a week before he died aged 49. “Why Me?” That was the first time in the six years I had been with him that he had ever said that. And then he added these words: “Why… Continue Reading “Why Me?”

My body

My body is amazing. It has been designed to self regulate and will always seek to return to a state of homeostasis – a state of balance. It is an intelligent organism that compensates, adjusts, heals itself and will always try to stay alive… Continue Reading “My body”

Learning to let go..

This is an excerpt from my journal. Back about 6 years ago during the last year of Ian’s life. Sometimes it is hard for me to read these. The six years Ian and I were together was a period of intense and at times… Continue Reading “Learning to let go..”