I’ve been pinching myself all week (and not sleeping well) as my book, An Obesity of Grief: A Journey from Traumatic Loss to Undying Love, is now in production mode. Edits are complete, and now we’re deciding on a cover design. Help us decide by clicking on this link: Koehler Books Cover Poll. (I promise … Continue reading Cover Design Poll! (and an excerpt)
Haraldson Christmas Rule Number One: No gift shall be opened until Christmas Eve. No exceptions.
I miss my dad all the time, but especially at Christmas, when I know children would be looking at him, thinking, Is that Santa?
"She is the child my mother couldn’t wait for me to have—the one who is most like me."
No one can drag you back into their pain or regret without your permission.
For more than forty years, my life was (and will continue to be) enhanced by the words of a woman I never knew, but yet, through her musical gift, I felt I knew.
"We all want to have the ability to comfort people, to help people, to support people."
"I might not write about it as much as I used to, but I accept that weight is and will always be a part of my life."
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I came to understand that my desire for my body to be something different was a form of grief.