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Everything is different when we grieve – even Back-To-School

  Re-visiting last year’s Back-to-School post because some things do not change. The Labour Day weekend marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall. Bathing suits and beach umbrellas are put away and new jeans and knapsacks donned. … Continue reading

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Holidays after loss

Holidays after a major loss are messy. There are so many things to disentangle. Holidays and family gatherings are emotional under the best of circumstances. And a holiday gathering after loss is so far from the best of circumstances that … Continue reading

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Everything is different when we grieve – even Back-To-School

  The Labour Day weekend marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall. Bathing suits and beach umbrellas are put away and new jeans and knapsacks donned. Today I am thinking of those that find themselves surprisingly thrown … Continue reading

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Grief is…

Grief is… missing being loved by the person you lost. ~Heike Mertins~ We always talk about missing the person we’ve lost, but, we seldom speak of missing being loved by those we’ve lost. I think it’s an important piece in … Continue reading

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Now also available in the U.S.

Today I am excited to write that my book “Grief is… Thoughts on loss, struggle and new beginnings” is now also available in the U.S.  It can be purchased on-line through Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com.  It is also available … Continue reading

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Grief Brain- The Battle for Normalcy (sort of)

Sometimes I come across something I’ve previously written and not published. This is one of those entries. It’s a bit of a rant but anyone who is grieving, or has grieved will relate to this post and those supporting the … Continue reading

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10 Questions Widows Ask Themselves (way too often)

1. Will I ever recognize myself in the mirror again? 2. If I stop crying every day or almost everyday will the puffiness around my eyes subside? (yes) 3. Is there a skincare product that will hide the truckload of … Continue reading

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