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The Journey of Losing My Baby

The Journey of Losing My Babyfeatured

Oh my – well obviously the name of my “brand” is After Chloe and well for you that may be wondering – who is Chloe? She’s my child. She was born on December 29, 2010, and she died on February 22, 2011. There are more nevers than memories…We never danced together – yet while she Read more

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The Power of You

The Power of Youfeatured

I struggle so many days to get up out of bed or to be present in my day. Not everyone I encounter has any clue that my daughter has passed away. It is year 7, of Chloe not being here. She would be attending first grade and I imagine she would be talking a mile Read more

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How to live with a broken heart

How to live with a broken heartfeatured

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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Betraying My Grief

Betraying My Grieffeatured

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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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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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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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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How to Begin When You Are Facing Life After Loss

How to Begin When You Are Facing Life After Lossfeatured

Oh, lovely one, in this world of constant excitement over the New Year…New Beginnings… a Fresh Start, yet you’ve lost what you can’t replace.  You can’t move on or start fresh, the pain of losing what you can’t hold, you have a hard time breathing much less creating a New Years Resolution so how do you 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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