On September 22, 2016, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It seems like it is Stage 1 to 3, but at the moment the tests are inconclusive and we will hopefully know more soon. My life has become all about this diagnosis. Suddenly my schedule is full with countless phone calls, an endless array of appointments with oncologists, radiologists, surgeons and alternative doctors.Read More
Due to Tara’s cancer diagnosis she has shifted her focus from her blog post on this page to her Cancer Warrioress page. She is candidly sharing her journey, transformational tales and her path in choosing to heal cancer through alternative and natural means. Check out her page at: www.CancerWarrioress.com. To sign up for her weekly Cancer Warrioress blog posts go to: http://eepurl.com/cAmYKz
I am rough around the edges. They say that the one-year anniversary mark of losing someone you lost is tough and yes, it is. It is vulnerable territory. I wrote this piece two weeks ago. While I usually excessively edit my pieces I am publishing this piece as a course edit because life is just raw to the bone sometimes.
I have not written for a while about Deb. Life has been busy with clients, workshops, grief rituals and the oh so normal yet blindingly beautiful elements of life. Here we are at the anniversary of Deb’s first death.Read More
When your heart is ripped open with a loss, grief creates fundamental shifts and changes that can manifest over a long period of time.
These developments ebb and flow as the current of grief is sometimes prominent and sometimes subtle, but the direct impact upon the soul is clear and transparent to the experienced eye.
One year ago, my closest girlfriend of nineteen years died at the age of forty-six after a twenty-two month journey with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). I was one of her main caretakers, witnessed her slow decline and was fortunate to share the last couple days of her life with her. Through the heart-breaking incident of losing her, I have walked the stark landscape of grief and I feel inspired to share what I’ve learned.Read More