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You Can Talk About Your Pain

Yesterday I wrote a pretty long post on my personal page about my mom. It had been one month since my mom passed away. I can't believe it's been a month. I felt compelled to share the story - to share my pain during the 36 hours before, during and after her death. I think … Continue reading You Can Talk About Your Pain

You Will Find Yourself Again

Since my mom's diagnosis of cancer, I always felt like I had lost pieces of myself. Since she passed away, I know for sure I have lost pieces of myself. I feel less motivated, I feel less joy, less excitement, and less gratitude for life itself. This journey has been a confusing one for me. … Continue reading You Will Find Yourself Again

Celebration of Life

This weekend we got to celebrate the life of my mom. We celebrated life in the most beautiful way. Typically, when people die there is a wake, a funeral and a repass. My mom was sure that she wanted none of that. My mom wanted a party where people could celebrate the life she lived. … Continue reading Celebration of Life

My Mom Would Want Me To Keep Smiling

As many of you have seen through social media, my mother passed away on Wednesday, May 19th after a long, courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. We all knew my mom was going to pass soon, we were preparing to put her on hospice, so I knew it would happen soon and that she likely wouldn't … Continue reading My Mom Would Want Me To Keep Smiling

Listen To Your Body & Mind- Give Yourself What You Need

This week, I am tired. Emotionally. Physically. Tired. My therapist told me I should journal after visits with my mom, to reflect on what I'm feeling. At this point, we are all tired. It is tiring to watch the strongest woman I know be so physically weak. It is tiring to talk and think about … Continue reading Listen To Your Body & Mind- Give Yourself What You Need