Facing Challenges, Uncategorized

Thoughts on Grief

“Grief: deep sorrow; especially that caused by someone’s death.” – from the Oxford Language online dictionary. Synonyms listed for grief include anguish, agony, despair, heartache, misery, pain, mourning. Grief is a short word for a complicated and often misunderstood emotion. So many have tried to “figure it out” and explain grief to us by assigning… Read More Thoughts on Grief

Facing Challenges, Uncategorized


Hard to believe that I’m at a hospital on our anniversary, and it’s not with B! Hard to believe that 7 years ago we were in Belize having the time of our lives, blissfully unaware of what was about to hit. We thought we had beat the hard stuff, overcome the obstacles, and were on… Read More Today

Aging Gracefully, Uncategorized

Chasing rainbows

My “Living Healthier” blog posts are definitely going to continue, but something a little more important interrupted my writing ideas today.  This post belongs under the category “Aging Gracefully” since we all face dealing with the passing of those we love, especially as we grow older. Today would have been my mom’s 79th birthday.  Birthdays… Read More Chasing rainbows