To go along with my last post about mental health, I thought I would also talk about how our grief interferes with our mental health. As it is not an actual DSM diagnosis, people pass off grief as just a short term thing that does not affect our mental state for that long. But until…Read More
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Memorial Day is the day in which we honor those who have fallen during active service for our country. We spend time remembering their sacrifice and their bravery. In recent times, Memorial Day has been the unofficial kickoff of summer. Some kids are already out of school, pools are opening, shopping sales are great, and…Read More
Mother’s Day Already?
364 days ago I started this blog in the hopes that I could bring some knowledge, first hand experience, and peace to those who are grieving. As what I have deemed myself as a “professional griever” my hope is that those goals have been achieved. This week, those of us who are missing our mothers,…Read More
I celebrated my 28th birthday last Sunday. It was an amazing day and weekend full of family, friends, and food…tons of food. I got to talk to family members that live far away and surround myself with as much love as possible. But, for as amazing as this day was, there were people missing. I…Read More
Today wraps up the last of the “hard days” of 2018. Today would have been my mom’s 68th birthday if she had lived past the age of 59. Every year for my mom’s birthday, I would make her a chocolate cake with chocolate icing. I have baked for her ever since I can remember (yes…Read More