When I look back at my journey, the driving force behind my grief is control. So much happened to me in a fairly short time. Over the last 18 years I have grasped to control anything I possibly could. Jobs. My health. My reputation. My emotions. My friendships. I was pretty good at it. I … More Acceptance
Usually if I was at home, watching a movie, with Bryan-I would be okay. Not this time. None of my tricks were working. I was curled up in the fetal position. Sobbing. I had never felt so desperate. At the time, there was a popular worship song that had repeating lyrics that said “I, I, … More Anxiety
Bargaining is a time of grasping. You are grasping for things to be what they once were. You reach for any sense of control you can find. You are no longer blinded by your anger and reality begins to surface. Being in the present is too hard. You fruitlessly reach into the past and beg … More Bargaining
I’m sorry its been awhile. My life took a different (good) direction than I expected this fall and I’m just finding my footing. There are so many things in my life that often don’t feel clear, but there is one thing God has made clear to me over the last few years- I need to … More Anger
Disclaimer: I’m in the midst of telling my story. Currently one blog post does not stand alone. To fully understand this post, I would encourage you to read a few of my past blog posts. I spent at least two hours this morning researching about denial. I wrote a post full of facts about … More Denial
As a writer I have been challenged to find my “nitch”. People have access to so much information, so many stories, all the advice they ever wanted and every opportunity to be inspired. So I’ve ask myself…. Why do I write? What unique perspective do I have to offer a world with all the … More Let’s talk about grief….