How to Get Through the Holidays When You're Grieving

The year I received grief as a holiday gift, I thought I might just smother from the sadness. I wore it around like the year's ugliest sweater and let it weigh down my joy. Nobody talks about how you are supposed to get through the holidays after you lose someone you love. ...more
I'm sorry that you must be going through your own grief. I never wanted to be a part of a club ...more

6 Ways to Cope When Life Gets Scary

I’m not feeling sorry for myself, and I know I’m not the only one on the planet who has had trials and tribulations, but the fact is I’ve been through some of the hardest, scariest times of my life over the past 12 years.  The situations I’ve encountered brought about in me some of the most intense negative emotions I’ve ever experienced including fear, anger, resentment, sorrow, loneliness, depression, and hopelessness to name a small handful....more

I'm Cancer Free! Now What?....

In case you missed the beginning of this series, you can find Part 1 {here} and Part 2 {here}  ...more

I Confess: I'm Still Cutting Myself

As I wrote last August, I do a form of self-injury, involving squeezing my pores or picking at my skin to the point it bleeds....more
AmySprague Thank you for sharing about your experience.  I tend to call it "self-injury" or ...more

How To Cope With Cancer