Is this normal grieving?

My great grandmother and I were very close and I took care of her for about the last 6 months of her life. She passed in 2007 and it was devastating to me, but I turned my grief into my motivation to go to college and build a career working with older adults. It’s been 12 years since she passed away, but there are... show more My great grandmother and I were very close and I took care of her for about the last 6 months of her life. She passed in 2007 and it was devastating to me, but I turned my grief into my motivation to go to college and build a career working with older adults. It’s been 12 years since she passed away, but there are times when I hear a song or just think about her while I’m in my morning or afternoon commute and I’ll cry. Is this normal? Is there ever an end to grieving a difficult loss?
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