Grief During the Holidays

Grief During the Holidays

I had decided to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday this year and stay home for Christmas. I was surprised about how much more sadness I experienced. I have done my grief recovery work with all of my family who have died through these past few years and so the grief...
I Miss My Cat Today

I Miss My Cat Today

Recently, in an interview that I did, I spoke about “riding the wave of grief.”  It is much more empowering than feeling engulfed by the waves that come. What I find most interesting is how memories seem to seep back in with no rhyme or reason. Today I am missing my...
Feelings Buried Alive Never Die…

Feelings Buried Alive Never Die…

Feelings Buried Alive Never Die…this is the title of a book that I recently discovered. I had an experience this weekend that reminded me of this. My friend’s mom had been in the hospital for 50 days and died over the weekend. I was able to spend time with my friend...
I’m Fine

I’m Fine

I’m going to start where I left off in the last blog “Revisiting Grief.” “As I stepped off the plane in Sacramento, California, I felt the veil of heaviness and sadness lift. I was home – this is my home and my heart is also full of those who used to reside in Tacoma,...