Legacy of Pain: Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Thea struggle is part of the story.” – Unknown You dream your whole life of becoming a parent. You find someone you care about and decide to take the leap of faith into parenthood. You are absolutely elated when that pregnancy test reads positive; every waking (and sleeping) moment thereafter revolves around all things baby–clothes, […]

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The Losses You Didn’t Know You Were Grieving

“Once people become more comfortable with the ambiguity and the uncertainty, they are freer to imagine and discover new sources of hope.” ~ Pauline Boss  We often talk about loss in connection with death, but there is another type that we all have experienced this last year regardless of whether or not we have lost […]

The 5 Chairs of Grief

“Should you shield the valleys from the windstorms, you would never see the beauty of their canyons.” ~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross No matter where you live, how old you are, what color your skin is, or your career choice, you will experience loss and grief at some point in your life. It is universal. Maybe it […]

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Facing the Holidays Alone

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”…unless you are experiencing the absence of a loved one this Christmas. Grief and loneliness come in waves and sometimes these feelings are felt more intense than other times, which can make the holiday season a difficult time. This post is written to those who are lonely and […]