August then and now ….
AUGUST is month eight
8 regarded as the luckiest number in Chinese culture
1988 our baby Bom was to be born
that year of the golden dragon.
12 August 1988 was 3 days before her EDD
Intense pain and continuous pushing almost in vain
An exhausted mummy with oxygen to aid
Finally 1.30pm, Judith Yolanda Ngeaw Hui-Hui was born.
31 happy years
Bomwas my second child
My closest, a child I spent most time bringing up
Taro Fresh Cream Chiffon, our favorite cake.
12 August 2020
My baby would have turned 32
Instead, she will always be our 31-year-old baby forever
August my favorite month became my most painful month.
That physical pain of childbirth was nothing compared to losing a child. Struggling with complicated grief is something I have to live with for life. Mentally telling myself to ‘grow my heart’ and make it…
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