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)
I miss my dad all the time, but especially at Christmas, when I know children would be looking at him, thinking, Is that Santa?
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."
Readers Respond: So many unique and inspiring ways to remember our loved ones.
I came to understand that my desire for my body to be something different was a form of grief.
On April 5, the first anniversary of my dad's death, I ate a tin of kippers for breakfast. He loved kippers on saltines. I'm curious how (or if) you mark the date of death and birthday of a loved one. Are there traditions you've established or have considered establishing? How do you think about or … Continue reading Grief Talk: Acknowledging the Date(s) (part 1)
My book, An Obesity of Grief: A Memoir, will be published in June 2023!
I say we take a second look at Lola. A compassionate rethink of what her story really is.
I’ll be 59 in a few days, and I can say, without a doubt, that I’ve lived a very different life in 59 years than my grandmother did.