Blue Monday

This past Monday (the 3rd Monday of January) has been labelled “Blue Monday.” Apparently, it is the most depressing day of the year. If you can believe it, there is an actual formal for calculating this day that includes weather conditions, our debts (Christmas bills are arriving), failed New Year’s resolutions, and low motivation. It […]

Extra Large

Grief comes in one size, Extra Large. If we tuck it away in the bottom drawer where it never sees the light of day, it remains exactly the same. On the other hand, if we wear it, feel it, talk about it, and share it with others, it is likely that it will become faded, […]

Live with no regrets

I’ve been trying for weeks to muster up an idea for my blog post but, to be honest, I was really stumped – until Sunday evening. I received word that someone I know has received serious news about their health, and it seems that there might not be anything that can be done to fix […]

Just for Today

Just for today, I will be free from anger. Just for today, I will be free from worry. I will be filled with gratitude. I will dedicate myself to my work. And I will be kind to others.   -adaptation of the Reiki principles, originally written by Dr. Mikao Usui Blogger: Su   I was […]

My Children

My reason for being, my stressors, my light, my tears, my joy, my sorrows, my future, my gift, my everything, my “what would I do without them”! Why did they have to become part of the “kids with a parent who died” club? Why did I become part of the “parent with grieving kids and […]


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