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Making Memories After Loss

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My mom was a picture taker and a memory maker.  She made everything she did an experience. I state this with all the love in my heart, I have amazing memories of my mom and my dad.  But personally, I wasn’t much of a memory maker. I was never present and I didn’t document a Read more

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Year 7…

Year 7…featured

It is 2/22 and it’s been year 7 since Chloe passed away! As I type this, I am at a loss for words. I am sad and I miss my baby. I miss knowing Chloe at 1 years old, at 5 years old, and now at 7 years old. I wish I could share with Read more

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Just Show Up

Just Show Upfeatured

I originally was going to write this post for those around us, who feel they have to dictate our grief journeys but then I realized that most important it’s about showing up for ourselves. And in my humble opinion, I don’t believe that we can show up for anyone else until we show up for 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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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

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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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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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Accountability and Grief

Accountability and Grieffeatured

Well Hello Lovely One: How are you doing?? How are you feeling?? Most importantly, how is your grief going? Yup, I did I just asked how your grieving is going… Why? You may wonder…Well, the truth is unless you grieve- unless you choose to process your grief and take care of what you need to take Read more

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Looking at 2017, onto 2018

Looking at 2017, onto 2018featured

Well, lovely one another year is in the books and, to be honest, I’m floored.  This year has been a big one for me, both personally and professionally. First the personal… As you may already know, my grief comes everywhere with me and well this can make it very difficult to find a life worth Read more

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