Podcasts

Death By Suicide ~ Guest Brittani Miller Part 1

He is me.  The announcement of tWitch’s death by suicide hits insanely close to home. He has been described as love and light.  I feel, in a way, that is how people tend to see me: Love LIGHT  High energy Humor/Laughter What people don’t see: Major...

The Clock Starts Ticking

How long will it take for you to heal? Do you have days when you feel so overwhelmed while grieving?  Some days is it impossible to get through the simple stuff?. By all means do not attach a timeline to your healing. Do not allow anyone to attach a timeline to...

Interview with Dr. Laurie Murdock

When someone in your family dies your life is changed forever.  It is hard for us to understand how to move forward.   But when a loved one dies from “Covid” you now become a member of two exclusive clubs, The Grievers Club and The Covid Club. We will all...

I am Lonely

When our losses first occurred, we had family and friends descend upon us like a sea of people. Although I appreciated their concern their presence was very overwhelming, and I found myself sitting alone on my front porch in search of a quiet place where I could be...

I Know How You Feel

Grief is ugly. Grief hurts. Grief will bring out the worst in you. Grief will bring out the worst in people around you. We were not taught how to grieve properly. Most of the people that have gone before you on this journey will still tell you that they never figured...

Life Is Not Sunshine And Rainbows

Processing the pain from grief means allowing yourself to feel the pain, honestly communicating about how bad it feels and acting.  You must be an active participant in your grief and come to your own aide because there is no one out there who can save you....

How Do I Celebrate The Holidays Without You

The Joy of the Season and Grief When we lose someone we love, our hearts struggle on a daily basis to figure out how to navigate our world without them. When the holidays roll around, our hearts are on overload because everywhere we turn, we are reminded that this is...

Just Show Up

We get this question all of the time.  How do I support my sister while she is grieving?  I do not know what to do... Just show up for the grievier.  Show up as the person that you would want to be your support if you were the griever.  Show up as...

Grieving Who I Was Before My Loss

In 2006, I lost Austin. The grief from his loss was beyond belief. I could not breathe and there were days when I didn’t get out of bed. I did not think that I would ever live again.   The Erica from that day is forever gone.  I am not sure who she was and...