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first day out without our boy

Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 4:13 pm
by Eun
We drove to Kirkintilloch to a "Rampaging Romans and Crafty Celts" event. It poured with rain the whole time and the Romans didn't do much rampaging hiding in their tent most of the time but the Celts sat in their open sided tent making baskets etc despite the rain.

Got chatting to one of the "Syrian" Roman auxillary army archers - funny how he had a broad Scots accent don't you think? Also had a chat with the Celtic patriarch and had a look round the museum which is near the Antonine wall.

Then we drove into Braehead where Robert bought me some rose gold jewellery for my birthday (which he will hide until August).

We went to Sainsburys for a few bits of shopping yesterday but I was prettty tired walking with my rollator so Robert told me to go and sit in the car and he would finish the food packing. I did this but on the way out I saw a young man in a powered wheelchair exactly like Robert's with his parents and I ended up sitting in the car crying because it brought back so many memories. I really think we are going to have to stay away from that particular supermarket.

Eun

Re: first day out without our boy

Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 4:26 pm
by Pet66
Eun
Glad to hear you went out. Very sad to know you cried, but it's bound to happen. Anything can bring an emotional memory can't it. ((( HUGS)

Re: first day out without our boy

Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 11:16 am
by rosemary
Thinking of you both Eun

x x

Re: first day out without our boy

Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 11:52 am
by Melly1
(((Hugs))) to you both.

Melly1

Re: first day out without our boy

Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 9:19 am
by Anne001
Sending more ((hugs)). Entirely natural and all part of the grieving process but so hard. Even now, two years on, I tend to avoid certain places I went to with mum.

Re: first day out without our boy

Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 12:38 pm
by bowlingbun
Eun, well done for getting out and about. There will be many ups and downs in the coming months, even years later every so often something will find a weak spot.
When I was widowed (and your situation I consider even worse) I decided it was like a toddler learning to walk. Everything trips you up to start with, but gradually it gets easier, when you do fall down, it doesn't mean you've failed permanently, it's a "temporary blip".
It's early days yet, I hope that in time, with rest and sleep, things get a little better. I kept a diary of my own personal journey, looking back at it I realise just how far I've come.

Re: first day out without our boy

Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 1:35 pm
by no1mum
Eun, well done to you both for getting out, huge hugs to you both. x x

Re: first day out without our boy

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:21 am
by Marie _17071
Sending more hugs...Sad for you cried. It is so refreshing when have time to go out and see the world.

Re: first day out without our boy

Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:28 am
by NanaNana
Sending you my love, Eun. x