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Paying Homage: Who was he?

I recently took part in a memoir writing course, hoping it would help me write the memoir I’ve been struggling with – about my life with Bob, my husband [...]

I will always miss you

It's been almost four years and my heart still aches. I will always miss you. I am in a different place than I was four years ago, but I will always [...]

You Hurt Too

Sometimes on our journey we meet people who are also grieving. They inadvertently hurt us with their grief.   I know I am stronger because I [...]

Eulogy for my Dad

Eulogy for my Dad Friday, October 7, 2016 Dr. Murray Boles, August 27, 1928-October 5, 2016 As many of you know our dad's passing on Wednesday [...]

A new beginning

My friend tells me if you send out ‘intentions’ to the ‘universe’ for things you want, they will be fulfilled. I knew I wouldn’t be alone for the [...]

May his memory be a blessing

So many days and dates have passed. A year from when I was in the hospital came and went. I meant to acknowledge it and I did, in my head, but not through my [...]

One Day at a Time, Part I

In March I wrote about the fact that I was taking a program - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Depression. This was the second mental health therapy [...]

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 [...]