The Good and the Bad of Life After Loss


After walking next to so many of you living life after loss, I witnessed some tough truths. Here is what I learned from you and from my own journey. You will feel lonely even when you are with others. You will question your values, beliefs and all the things your parents taught you. You will be…

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How It Began


May 25, 2002 - the day before my 45th birthday and 2 days after his 60th.  Moon Phase - full. Weather - clear and warm. We walked along the well-worn path through the woods behind our house with our teenage son. His younger sister was peacefully sleeping on the couch after winning the shot put in…

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We’re Doing Okay, Right?


I am working on a book that weaves together posts from the blog I wrote throughout his illness, with observations on how we dealt with life after his death from both my perspective and that of my oldest son. This is something I wrote describing an actual conversation I had with my son around 6…

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We Need More Than Love


It is both simple and the most complex thing in the whole wide world. The weakest and the strongest. I am talking about how we have to be after loss. We are asked to be vulnerable and at the same time stoic to get through our day to day. Most people find their way to the duality of life after…

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The Good and the Bad of Life After Loss


After walking next to so many of you living life after loss, I witnessed some tough truths. Here is what I learned from you and from my own journey. You will feel lonely even when you are with others. You will question your values, beliefs and all the things your parents taught you. You will be…

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How It Began


May 25, 2002 - the day before my 45th birthday and 2 days after his 60th.  Moon Phase - full. Weather - clear and warm. We walked along the well-worn path through the woods behind our house with our teenage son. His younger sister was peacefully sleeping on the couch after winning the shot put in…

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We’re Doing Okay, Right?


I am working on a book that weaves together posts from the blog I wrote throughout his illness, with observations on how we dealt with life after his death from both my perspective and that of my oldest son. This is something I wrote describing an actual conversation I had with my son around 6…

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We Need More Than Love


It is both simple and the most complex thing in the whole wide world. The weakest and the strongest. I am talking about how we have to be after loss. We are asked to be vulnerable and at the same time stoic to get through our day to day. Most people find their way to the duality of life after…

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