What Losing Your Mother Feels Like – Rachael Oakes-Ash

 | Author, blogger, founder of http://www.elephanttruths.com
Courtesy of The Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rachael-oakesash/what-losing-your-mother-feels-like_b_6495618.html |Updated: 03/22/2015 5:59 am EDT

Crying young woman by Yuichino Chino via Getty Images
Crying young woman by Yuichino Chino via Getty Images

Barbara’s Note:
Everyone’s experience of losing a Mother is different, but Oakes-Ash’s experience was so similar to mines that I had to share it. 

I never wanted to write about grief, not here, not as often as I am. But grief doesn’t run to my schedule, it has an agenda of it’s own and descends at a whim oblivious to my goings on.

Some say it comes in waves, but that would suggest a rhythm one can predict, like tides that run with the moon. I feel no rhythm in my grief from the death of my mother three months ago ,but I do live in a slow motion pace inside a bubble from which I see my altered world.

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