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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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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The Guilt and the Grief: Got Guilt and Grief

The Guilt and the Grief: Got Guilt and Grieffeatured

Oh my, oh my the guilt  I don’t discuss this much, there many sides of guilt.  I struggle with all those sides.   Very different in each loss I’ve experienced. When my dad passed away, I felt so guilty to keep going and I felt guilty of all that I hadn’t done (and I don’t really Read more

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The Choices of Grief

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You may be thinking – what do you mean there are choices in grief?  There is no choice….. There is no choice of losing what you cannot replace.. absolutely. But in my core beliefs about loss and grief, grief is the reaction to loss.  Grief is the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual reaction when you’ve lost Read more

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Where Do I Go From Here?

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Wow, we made it through Thanksgiving.  Am I supposed to voice that? I get scared to even voice this actually. I think as someone who helps others through grief as a tool and resource and offers alternative tools and resources – am I allowed to State this?  Well I am. The holidays are hard.  I Read more

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