My Mam is such a very special lady, it is my Birthday towards the end of March and I had just been saying to my family that I was dreading this one as it is my first Birthday without Dad.
You see my Dad always bought me a big Easter egg for my Birthday separate to a present from them both even if Mam had put the presents together the Easter Egg was always from Dad.
Going into the shops and seeing the Easter Eggs this year made me very emotional not for the fact I wasn't getting an Easter Egg but for the fact that my Dad wasn't here to give me it.
So my Mam arrived this morning with this beautiful pendant made with mother of pearl and a Swaroski crystal as part of my Birthday gift given to me early so that I can wear it.
It is a bereavement pendant and on the reverse is engraved with the words;
Gone but not forgotten,
Although we are apart,
Your spirit lives within me,
Forever in my heart.
So I am reduced to tears but I felt I'd like to share this with you all
A full view of the pendant