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...
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...
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...
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...
365 days

365 days

365 days. That’s the amount of time society gives someone to grieve. Hospice offers one year of free counseling and then you’re cut off. Counselors told me I have one year to be crazy. Friends have said, “well you’re still in the first...