Everyone’s experience of grief and loss is different. My name is Marlene Manto. I am not a professional, and this is simply about my own experience of grief after losing my
husband suddenly, in an accident. I have chosen to share my thoughts and feelings here, because maybe it might help someone else. I hope so.
About funerals, coffins, strange happenings, anger, despair, medication and thinking you’re going insane.
What about the ashes? What do I do with his ‘stuff’? Am I normal? Will this get easier? And… who am I now?
Learning to cope, anger, meditation, looking after myself and helping others to help me.
Finding some positives, big decisions (like moving house), dating (!) and managing life as a ‘solo’.
Navigating the bumps, learning self-care, is it all about losing control? And forget the 5 stages of grief!
Learning to travel alone – baby steps, strategies, and travel stories. Essentially how to do scary stuff.