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A Lesson in Grief from The Boss

If you don’t know me on a personal level yet, I should probably let you know a little something about myself at this point.  I love Bruce Springsteen.  A lot. I really want to give him a big hug and say thanks.  Thanks for your gift of music. I spent many of the formative years […]

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What to say?

Time and again I hear from women who say things like “All anyone can say to me is that I’m young…I can try again.”  This resonates all too true for me.  I can’t tell you how many times I heard that response.  The people saying it truly think they are helping, but the subject of […]

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The holidays are coming…

The holidays are coming. Some years this means immense amount of joy.  Some years it does not.  Chances are, this year, the  holidays may bring forth feelings other than joy. I truly believe moments like these, when the whole world seems to be celebrating but you can only be handled in your unique style.  The […]

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Create A Little Beauty Today

Today I get to introduce a little moment of beauty to you. Now, I know nothing about opera, other than occasionally, here and there, I hear a particular song that moves me to tears.  I have no idea what the words actually mean, but the sentiment and the passion is palpable, and takes me to a […]

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This is YOUR website

Hello dear ones. By now you (hopefully) have the hang of what this website is intended to be, and what I hope to provide.  If not, here is my plan: I want to be a place that can hold wherever you are right now.  A place to find love, compassion, support, and understanding.  A place […]

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Change Doesn’t Have to Be Big

As you consider the scope of what you have been through, it may be a challenge to want to do anything but lie around, eat chocolate, and cry. And that’s fine. It might be that way for a bit of time. Personally, I gave myself one week to do anything I wanted – to sleep, […]

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Nature Heals

So what next? That is the question I was left with after I had two miscarriages. OK, now what? I knew medically what I should be doing, and I knew I felt sad, but how was I supposed to handle the next few days? What was I supposed to DO with myself, when I could […]

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Permission To Grieve and Heal: Physically, Mentally, Emotionally, Spiritually

That’s right. There was supposed to be a baby. Trust me, I know. It is the most gut wrenching feeling – to one minute be carrying a new life, and the next, to feel completely empty – physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. When it happened to me, twice, I felt alone. I looked for books […]

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