Grief

Down the Rabbit Hole: In and Out of Sanity

If you feel upset reading this feel free to stop. It is my journey, not yours... Saturday October 18 2014  I had tried it all - psychotherapy, grief [...]

After he was gone: confusion and grief consuming

This week I went to Jewish Yom Kippur services. This is the part of the Jewish High Holidays celebration and this particular day is called the Day of [...]

A belated farewell to Robin Williams – sometimes it feels like it’s about me

Robin William's death was beyond tragic. If I could have been with him I would have told him how I struggled with this myself. I wrote a few blogs about a [...]

After He Was Gone: My new reality & my old demon – depression

I haven’t written a blog since May: After He Was Gone: Darkest Days. It was just under a year, the long weekend in May, when I had a breakdown, actually one [...]

After he was gone – 11 months, I am…

It’s been 11 months since I touched his hair, smelled the cologne on his shirt, traced his fingers with mine. I haven’t marked every month through [...]

After He Was Gone: Who will I share my stories with now?

Today was a good day but (the BUT) I want to post something about what I'm feeling. It is more of an information piece to get you thinking about who you share [...]

Three months after he was gone

This blog will seem disjointed as you read it. My thoughts are disjointed, but I think it will all come together if you read through to the end. September [...]

One month after he was gone

Today marks, by the calendar numbers, one month since he died, June 8, 2013. Last week I didn’t cry. Instead of finding solace in not crying I worried [...]

Hospital Diaries Part 2

Day 3 cont'd.: March 22, 2013 I am tired and lying in bed, but feeling hopeful now that my husband has been admitted to hospital and has a real bed (not on an [...]

Saying Goodbye

My mother, Lya Joy Boles, passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at age 77. My parents live in Missouri, but were born and raised in Windsor, [...]