Shout out to Sara Bailey at TheWidow.net for this follow-up guest post on the sleep issues the bereaved often face. I know first hand how critical sleep health is to the grief recovery process. It's been almost three years since D died and I still struggle with the … [Read more...] about Correcting Sleep Deprivation After Losing a Loved One
Coping with Grief
Thank you to everyone who reached out to make sure I was okay. I took a few weeks off to go on a much needed holiday. XO, L A Grief Recovery Project Post If you're a regular reader, you've heard me describe the grief recovery process as peeling back layers from an onion, an … [Read more...] about Reclaiming All the Colors: Project WE to ME continues in Hawai’i
“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” Voltaire A What Not To Say Post Wowzers. Out of all the posts I've written, this one may have had the most feedback and debate. I only scratched one side of the surface of this bereavement iceberg. Please Ask How … [Read more...] about How Did He Die? Part 2
A What Not to Say Post Okay, folks, it's time to address this one. Again. I belong to a Facebook group, and recently someone posted wanting details on how two of our members died. Talk about an opportunity to remind people this is a big, fat, hairy what not to say to the … [Read more...] about How Did He Die?
“So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly A Keeping It Real Post Even for those of us who never really celebrated this made-up holiday, Valentine's Day is tough for the bereaved to endure. It's … [Read more...] about A Post-Loss Valentine’s Day
A Coping With Grief Post A fellow W and I were chatting recently about how tough it can be to get used to doing things on our own. Alone. Things like dining out, going to movies, life activities in general, are all designed to be completed in pairs or groups. As someone who … [Read more...] about How To Table For One W Style