grief

Breaking Hope

October 9, 2012

Either Hope is fickle or I am. Our relationship, especially during my days of attempting to resolve infertility, was a contentious one. I pinned so much on Hope. We’re revisiting posts about “hope” for Time Warp Tuesday, the monthly blog hop offered by Kathy at Bereaved and Blessed. Kathy directs us to find an old […]

Time Warp Tuesday: Left Behind

August 14, 2012

Let’s see…which ultimate demise shall I choose  — “by one’s own hand” or “eff-ing cancer”? I’m talking about my options for Time Warp Tuesday, the monthly blog hop offered by Kathy at Bereaved and Blessed. This month’s theme is Left Behind, and our assignment is to find an old post tells what it was like […]

Outliers

May 12, 2012

An open letter to ministers, yoga teachers, rabbis, spin instructors, pastors, adjunct professors, priests, zumba instructors, imams, motivational speakers, reverends and anyone addressing mothers and fathers in mid-May or mid-June. Dear Person at the front of the room, I know you worked really hard on that homily about Mother’s Day / Father’s Day. It’s a […]

A 1970s adoption story

November 21, 2011

Earlier this year, an acquaintance from high school (so many high school stories this month!) told me that her biological mom had died. She told me that the whole thing had been a nightmare and that I should write about it. I wanted to know more about what she meant by that and so Cheryl […]

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