• Gracefully Grieving

    Changing Our Mindset in Order to Heal from Grief

    Have you ever wished you owned a time machine so you could go back and save your deceased loved one? I know I did many times! I begged, yelled and bargained to bring my husband back. It didn’t work of course! This took place a few months after I lost my late husband during one of my hour long crying spells on his ashes. I was so tired of being miserable and decided to change my reaction in order to intentionally save myself from my misery. Now, 3 years after I lost him, changing my reaction was the turning point of my life and I am able to live my…

  • Life After Loss The first Thanksgiving Without My Late Husband
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    Life After Loss The first Thanksgiving Without My Late Husband

    Life After Loss The first Thanksgiving Without My Late Husband With 10 months of experience grieving, I learned one trick—Create new memories. So for this first Thanksgiving without my late husband, I decided to not go to my brother-in-law’s house like we have done almost every year, but instead to go with my friends to a Chinese buffet. I know, it sounds very sad, but I didn’t mind this idea. I didn’t want to ruin others holiday because I couldn’t help crying. Then a great opportunity came up right before the holiday. I was invited to LA as Charming Charlie‘s Winter Ambassador. You can read more details in this post…

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    Life After Loss Get Up, Dress Up, and Never Give Up

    Life After Loss Get Up, Dress Up, and Never Give Up Today is the 7 month mark of my late husbands passing. I can’t say it is getting easier, but certainly I am getting used to it. I know most of my days are kinda normal, but some days will not be so pretty. Those ups and downs are my new normal now. I want the people who care about me to understand that it is ok if I am down for a while, because it is a part of this process. I always can find a way to bounce back, and after each bounce back I will be even…

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