When I picked up the phone 16 years ago to the news that my brother was dead, it was the worst thing that had ever happened to me. He was my only sibling, the singular person who knew what it was like to grow up in our family. We were supposed to get a lifetime together, and instead, we got a short ... Read More about The Three Gifts of Grief
Hi there, I've neglected to update my blog lately, but that doesn't mean I haven't been writing up a storm. A storm, I say! I'm super excited to be on this new website, The Mid. It's aimed at people who grew up in the 70's and 80's and are now wading through parenthood, careers, aging parents, ... Read More about Some New Posts on a New Venue!
“Okay, now do a Kegel,” Ally says. I lie on the table with my heels touching each other, my knees splayed to the side, and naked from my waist down. I look at Ally. “Like you’re stopping the flow of urine but also trying not to pass gas at the same time,” she explains. I laugh a little, ... Read More about My Vagina Has A Personal Trainer: Adventures in Pelvic Floor Rehab
I haven't updated my blog in far too long, but I've still been writing away. I wanted to share this piece that was recently published on BonBon Break. I've been working on bringing more mindfulness into my life (partially to counteract my obsessive interwebs checking!) and this is how a ... Read More about Mini Metta Meditation: How Nine Minutes Changes My Day
Since I was a teenager, I’ve had a difficult relationship with the holidays. Some years, like the first Christmas I spent with my husband, felt fun and magical. But more years than not, the pressures of December feel overwhelming and paralyzing. I’ve tried, without much luck, to figure ... Read More about Winter Solstice, Holiday Blues and a Wish