Tag Archives: Grief

This is My Life Now

Do any of these lamentations fit? I used to be married or had a relationship. I used to have a job I liked. I used to have more money. I used to have lunch with mom every Sunday but she … Continue reading

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My Old Griefs

I Love thee with the passion put to use in my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning I think that life is a series of losses. In how many years of your life has there … Continue reading

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When I Can’t Eat Chocolate

Grief … It hits us in the gut and threatens to buckle our knees and leave us crumpled on the floor racked helplessly with sobs. Grief possesses us like a massive muscle spasm. When we are in grief we have a … Continue reading

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