What my toddler is teaching me about life and loss

"My anxiety has anxiety",  my friend joked as we talked about our constant stream of worries. We're both 32 years old. We both are single moms to small kids. We are both widows but for very different reasons. My husband died of cancer after a 3 year on and off battle....

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The Life of the Party

The Life of the Party

I went to a wedding over the holidays. Not just any wedding, it was Joe's best friend's wedding. It was beautiful, it was full of love and it was the hardest thing I've done since losing Joe. The bride and groom honored Joe in every detail from the ribbons the...

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Cocktails & Chemo caregiver: Jennifer Gratz

Cocktails & Chemo caregiver: Jennifer Gratz

Jennifer Gratz was just learning how to be a mom of twin girls when her husband was diagnosed with cancer. Michael is a police officer and went at the cancer hard, losing part of his foot in the process. Five years of remission later,  Michael was fulfilling his dream...

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Cocktails & Chemo Caregiver: Catherine Gainey

  December's Cocktails & Chemo caregiver holds a special place in my heart. Catherine Gainey and I connected through our heart break. The loves of our lives were battling colon cancer while we tried to keep our little families together. Cat Gainey has inspired me...

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STAY GLAM Orlando event!

STAY GLAM Orlando event!

"STAY GLAM!"   I love that Joe's final messages to me have started a movement. When I read the letter he left me after he died I couldn't help but smile when I saw the words, Stay Glam. He went on to say he wanted to make sure I was taking care of myself, to hold my...

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Don’t forget Cocktails & Chemo this holiday season!!

Don’t forget Cocktails & Chemo this holiday season!!

Can you believe the holidays are here? It's my very, very favorite time of year. My birthday is December 14th and Mira Joey turns TWO on December 19th! Then of course, my guy JC on the 25th. I hope you'll think of all of the people who are suffering this holiday...

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