Like sands through the hourglass, so are the tenures of cast members on day play The Days of Our Lives.

Galen Gering is your hottest regular to leave the long-running series, declaring on Instagram that now was his closing about the set. He’ll nevertheless be observed on the series through the autumn, however, since the show tapes manner beforehand and contains months of episodes comprising Gering yet to conduct. Gering plays with Rafe Hernandez on the series, joining the cast in October 2008.

Two other”Days” cast members, Freddie Smith and Chandler Massey, declared earlier this week they were leaving the series — or instead, the series left them, since Smith indicated they weren’t voluntarily exiting.

Days of our Lives was restored for Season 56.

“I have always seen birthdays as a day of reflection, an chance to look back at where I have been and where I am moving. Thus, it’s oddly befitting that now also happens to be my very last day ,” Gering composed on Instagram. He finished by thanking his friends and lovers. “Like sands through the hourglass….” .