Living In The “New Normal”

I want you to consider that it’s important to remember that the pain you feel regarding a loss does not have to be the “New Normal” in your life. While working with grievers, I often hear them tell me now I must live in my “New Normal”. Translation: I must live with this unbearable pain. [...]

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Preparing For The First Event Without Them…

The first thing we had to do was acknowledge that the holidays were coming. And they were coming fast! Austin died on the Father’s Day Weekend of 2006. We truly ignored each other for Halloween. As much as I hate to admit it, I could not handle being with my sister, and knowing that one [...]

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