Women moving through grief, inspiring as they go

It seems that everywhere I look these days I see people who are grieving. One friend is dealing with a mastectomy. She had been diagnosed with cancer, which is now apparently gone, but so are her beasts, breasts which she loved, celebrated, saw in a way as attached friends. She feels deep grief and deep gratitude all at once. Another friend lost her teen aged son to a freak accident, and is in the throes of a nightmarish, life-gutting grief that all but drowns her. ...more

 Frugal Friend,

 

I too have lost friends after my mother passed away. I ... more

Women moving through grief, inspiring as they go

It seems that everywhere I look these days I see people who are grieving. One friend is dealing with a mastectomy. She had been diagnosed with cancer, which is now apparently gone, but so are her beasts, breasts which she loved, celebrated, saw in a way as attached friends. She feels deep grief and deep gratitude all at once. Another friend lost her teen aged son to a freak accident, and is in the throes of a nightmarish, life-gutting grief that all but drowns her. ...more

I have friends I can talk to about my loss. I lost my mother just three years ago to a sudden ... more

Don't Feel Bad if You're Not in Chicago Right Now

Hi everyone! I'm deviating from my normal Monday posting schedule because I have something to say about BlogHer. I'm here, and I can't wait to go see everyone, but I know the blogosphere is abuzz with who's here and who's not, and I want to pause briefly in my excitement to say IT DOESN'T MATTER. ...more

Hi Rita,

Thanks for writing that. I wanted to attend but just couldn't find the time in my ... more