I am an Eating Disorder Survivor

Understanding how your eating disorder has impacted who you are.

You too? Have you had to overcome an eating disorder?

My disorder: Bulimia. In my early twenties. Today I can hardly look at the very skeletal me in the photos from that time and not gasp a little. I weighed 98 pounds the day I got married. My wedding dress was a size three and had to be taken in 3 times.

Everyone attributed my weight loss to the stress of planning a wedding. I never corrected them… Continue reading “I am an Eating Disorder Survivor”

Keep Digging

Finding the courage when life gets challengin

Everyday someone is struggling to face the challenges in their past or their path. If you keep digging you’re going to unearth your strength.

It’s there. Keep digging.

Resources In Support of Grieving Parents

A Letter to People in Pain: The Early Days of Grief Are a World of Their Own by Megan Devine

Dear Kate: Living With Grief by Nancy Comiskey

How to Talk To A Parent Who Has Lost a Child by Samantha Hayward

Death of a Child Affects Relationships Throughout Family by Alex James

Death of a Child ~ Grief of the Parents: A Lifelong Journey by National SIDS Resource Center

Growing a Strong Marriage after the Death of a Child by Margaret Brownley

Helping Bereaved Parents Cope by Sandy Fox

How Grief Can Affect a Marriage by Pat Schwiebert

Let Me Tell You Who I Am Now by Angela Miller

Loving My Son, After His Death by Nora Wong

My Adult Son’s Death Has Changed My Life by Basia Mosinski

Parental Grief in the Wake of Homicide by Marty Tousley

Farewell To My Daughter Kate, Who Died On Christmas Day by Jean Gross

Reaching Out, Sharing Grief by Sherry Cassedy

6 Things to Never Say to A Bereaved Parent by Angela Miller

The Obliterated Place by Cheryl Strayed

What I Wish More People Understood About Losing A Child by Paula Stephens

When A Child Dies Of Drug Addiction by Joni Norby




Bereaved Parents of the USA – Home Page

Center for Loss and Trauma – Dr. Joanne Cacciatore

The Compassionate Friends: National

Fathers Forever

Grieving Dads: To The Brink and Back

Grieving Parents – Surviving Loss As A Couple

Hospice of the Valley’s Grief Support Services

Lamenting Sons: Fathers in Grief

The Loss of a Child

Love Never Dies: A Mother’s Journey form Loss to Love

Open to Hope

POMC: Parents Of Murdered Children