Here’s the deal, sometimes people get stumped with their words during conversations, especially when the topic is emotionally charged. Being on the receiving end of a conversation about loss and grief is very complicated (understatement, right!?) Perhaps as complicated as grief itself. So Rather than being upset that people don’t respond well or getting stuck … More How to support a friend that is grieving
It’s been 90 days since I heard my moms laugh. There are some days that I still can’t believe that she is gone. It’s been 90 excruciatingly long days. I am in the throws of grief, finding some relief and other days not so much. Frankly, this experience has opened my eyes as a healer. I … More 4 tasks to heal after loss…
Well, my warriors, no one tells you how you’re supposed to deal with grief so I am blindly finding my own way. Let’s just say, it has not been pretty. I can’t pay attention to anything longer than 2.3 seconds, I’m bored by reading and lots of things. Yoga used to be my go to but … More Healing through Cooking
This is a beautifully, awful, and empower choice this 29 year old had to make…. Thank you for your strength Brittany Maynard! Warriors , What are your thoughts?? —— From Fox News: A terminally ill 29-year-old woman has chosen November 1 as the day she will die. Shortly after her wedding last year, Brittany Maynard … More Dying with Dignity… Thank you, Oregon!
Dear cancer, Today I went from denial to complete anger. Cancer, I fuckin hate you! You are taking her! A mother, a friend, an eventual grandmother, and part what what makes me who I am. I feel this messiness but people only see a smile. Someone told me today that “denial” is bad… Oh really … More Dear cancer… You suck!
This blog is not about my “top 3” or “how to…”. It is my first homage to my fellow cancer caregivers. Those out there saying “I hate this”, “what is happening?”, and “I don’t know what to feel”… I have no idea how I feel either. First, my relationship with this cancer is very … More Cancer = Complicated… Homage to Caregivers