Writing

Down the Rabbit Hole: Finding my way out

My first message to friends and family from the hospital October 28, 2014 I have thought about writing but honestly haven't had time and I'm not sure I [...]

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: Right between the eyes

Some days you think everything is o.k. Then it hits you right between the eyes. Bam! My inner voice asks, What was that? I thought I was fine. I start [...]

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 [...]

Not a New Year’s Resolution

I don't make New Year's resolutions and I rarely set goals. I know those who succeed in life at many things do set goals, I just always end up [...]

I Am With You

Someone told me that when a loved one passes away you should look for messages from them. I’m more of a pragmatic type gal. If I can’t see it I generally [...]

Saying Farewell to Facebook Posts on Grief

It was six months on December 8th since Bob Donaldson died. Half a year. It’s hard to believe. And with this anniversary I want to tell you that I won't be [...]