Tag Archives: losses

A Loss Worth Celebrating

Jeff and I meet in June 1990 and grief is the topic of our first conversation.  Both of us are young when our spouses die tragically and suddenly, leaving us with young children and changing our worlds forever. You can … Continue reading

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“In All Things Give Thanks”

Chris’ friends plow my long driveway after his death, fix the garbage disposal and replace the leaky faucet.   Baskets of ready-to-eat foods and snacks for both adults and kids brought to my home by a co-worker.  Platters of lunch meats, … Continue reading

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What Makes You An Expert?

I think the title of my first book will be, “Surviving 101 losses and still standing” or “Grief Expert without the degree.”  My earliest memories of loss are the death of my pet gerbil and saying goodbye to my friend … Continue reading

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