A significant and ongoing part of the grieving process is learning what to do with the confusing feelings you experience.
What am I supposed to do with the sad, angry, and surreal emotions I have inside me about the person who used to be in my life? That person who was here yesterday, but is not here today, and won’t ever be here for a lot more todays in the future. How can I turn those sad, angry, surreal feelings into constructive feelings so that I can make a future for myself?
Acceptance of my new life and my new… Read More
Someone you love has died.
Everything around you, people, conversations, situations, the Earth, even life itself, feels like it has suddenly stopped.
To me, this moment of stillness is very similar to being in a car accident. After the screeching brakes, the moment of impact, the shattering glass and the crush of metal hitting metal, there is an eerie silence; a tingling in your ears.
Your eyes see but what you see doesn’t look real; your ears hear but what is being said doesn’t make sense and you can’t seem to get your breath and breathe. Nothing is computing and… Read More
A blog about moving through grief by developing resilience, practicing wellness & finding the wicked funny side of life. Widow. Mom. Writer. Dancer.