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How to live with a broken heart

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As I write this I just got the news that my mom’s sister, my Aunt Alice passed away.  My heart is broken.  And then my forever friends lost their beautiful grandmother, my heart heavy with sadness. And it brought me to this post. Grief and loss it’s something that we all face, never willingly- instead Read more

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Waking Up With Grief

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I often look to the first moment that I wake up each day – just for that moment I forget that I don’t have my daughter Chloe or my parents here with me and then that excruciating realization happens, they are gone.  Sadness overwhelms me all over again and I then go through a series Read more

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Betraying My Grief

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As I sit here, I’ve been in tears for the last 2 hours.   I am feeling as if I have betrayed the state of my grief, betraying my loss.  Please read on to understand and know this is one of the most vulnerable blog posts that I’ve written…. I am overweight, and more important, I Read more

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Why doesn’t the Grief stop?

Why doesn’t the Grief stop?featured

My fascination with grief began when I was 19 years old. My maternal grandfather died one day before my 19th Birthday after battling cancer.  I was devastated for my mom and then months went by and she wasn’t who she use to be.  Nothing appealed to her, she cried all the time, and her sadness Read more

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It’ll never be long enough…

It’ll never be long enough…featured

Today I heard from one of my lifelong Sister friends (I’ve been friends with both her and her sister, most of our lives) that her grandmother wasn’t doing well and they both said well she’s 96 but to think of saying goodbye to her is sad and hard. Immediately my eyes welled up with tears. Read more

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The Peace In Grief

The Peace In Grieffeatured

To grieve will feel as if you cannot make it through. You will feel so alone in a room full of others, you will feel as if a shower is unnecessary and eating isn’t for you.  There’s constant chaos in your body, in your heart. You feel as if it’s been forever and just last Read more

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What Grief Taught Me About “Wealth”

What Grief Taught Me About “Wealth”featured

Oh lovely one, my hope is that if you are reading this that you haven’t faced grief yet and hopefully you will resonate with this blog post, to assist you in how you view “wealth”!! If you are reading this facing grief on the daily, then I know you get it! I am sending you Read more

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What’s going to happen now?

What’s going to happen now?featured

Oh hi there lovely one. It’s scary… the fear and grief and anxiety will take you over.  You’ve lost what you cannot replace. Often I am asked why are you so general about all of this versus being specific about loss. Well honestly it is because after losing what I cannot replace my loss isn’t Read more

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Find Your People

Find Your Peoplefeatured

My grief journey…what a journey.  I must admit I didn’t have a large support system I only had a few but today, well proudly, I have a support system!!!! Yes!  I can’t express the blessings I have in my support system but that’s not what this blog post is about. Truthfully, this blog post is Read more

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It All Changes…

It All Changes…featured

Life. Wow, it is so difficult and yet exhilarating and scary because life keeps on changing!!  My biggest change I’ve ever faced is dealing with life after loss! That, in fact, is the hardest change that for some reason I continue to face on a daily basis.  I remember the change that is also known Read more

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