Monday, November 12, 2007

Bless you..

..all my lovely blog friends who left such caring and supportive messages. I don't often spill my guts on my blog, it's not a Kiwi thing to do, but Roxy was such an important part of my life. and her brief life has shaped the person I am today.

There may be those who say (or think) "it's such a long time ago now, she's been gone 24 years, why don't you get over it?"

My way of thinking is that it's the only thing I can do now for my beautiful daughter. All I can do is keep her memory alive. So those two days, her birthday in May and the day of her death in November will always be days that I devote to Roxy.

9 comments:

DubiQuilts - Debbi said...

By posting the photos of you both, you are keep the memories alive through your friends all over the world.

I could never get over the loss of my child, no matter how many years have passed.

Deb R said...

Oh, I hope you're wrong about people thinking you should get over losing your daughter. I think anyone who thinks a person can truly get over losing someone they love that much has either never loved or never lost. We may learn to go on without them, and even to be happy again, but it's not something you ever get over.

Sending good thoughts your way~~~~

verobirdie said...

People who say you should get over has certainly never really thought about it. Life goes on, sure, but a kid always remains in your heart. She was a beautiful child, she made your life beautiful. I'm sure you think of her many more times than two days in a year.
Hugs to you and your family.

Webfrau said...

{BIG HUG}
No parent should ever have to lose a child. You honour her and your role as a mother by continuing to post photos in remembrance.

kirsty said...

No we don't get over it. Ever. Because in that horrible moment EVERYTHING changes. Everything. You can't ever go back to what was before and so you can't get over it. Don't give a thought for what anyone else thinks, Shirley, just do what YOU need to do.
xxx

Julie said...

I echo all the thoughts here, Sharon. You never "get over" losing a loved one, you just find ways of coping with the loss. Thank you for sharing this special time here. We have all lost loved ones and feel your loss too xx

Ali Honey said...

I don't think you are supposed to get over it Shirley. You accept it because you aren't given a choice.

Keep a special place in your heart for your dear little girl and remember her fondly; always!

Joanna said...

Beautiful photos of the two of you. Such a young looking mother you were! And your daughter - just beautiful like her Mum. I am so glad you posted about it. We all need the reminder to treasure our loved ones.

Janet said...

Shirley, I just saw yesterday's post and this one. I doubt there'd be a person in the world who would say or think, get over it. My cousin posted about losing her daughter 22.5 years ago, and as she said: "No, you never do get over losing your child, but somehow you go on. And I know more than anything that this is what she would want..."

Hugs to you...