Monthly Archives: January 2014

It’s just another manic Monday….

Usually my weeks are hectic, but I’ve coined a new phrase for this week:  ridicubusy:  so busy you don’t have time to say ridiculously busy!  The busy-ness always effects my mood…as does the weather.  Today, it’s snowing, blowing, freezing and … Continue reading

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The *How* of Grief….

Definition of emotion (n) Bing Dictionary e·mo·tion [ i mṓsh’n ] heightened feeling: a strong feeling about somebody or something agitation caused by strong feelings: agitation or disturbance caused by strong feelings As I’ve said before, grief effects us each differently based on … Continue reading

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Pet Loss…

“It is not just that animals make the world more scenic or picturesque. The lives of animals are woven into our very being – closer than our own breathing – and our soul will suffer when they are gone.”   … Continue reading

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Grief Quote…

I’m not sure who wrote this so I can’t give credit where credit is due, but a friend posted this on my timeline on Facebook. I’ve addressed the issue of “should” in a previous post so this just rings true. … Continue reading

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Marinating vs. Wallowing…

Definition of marinate (vti)  (from Bing dictionary) 1. give or undergo lengthy exposure: to be exposed to something for a long time, or cause somebody or something to be thoroughly immersed in something Now that the holidays are over, folks are reporting an … Continue reading

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Definition of weekend (n) from Friday evening to Sunday evening: the end of the week, from Friday evening, or sometimes Saturday morning, until Sunday evening  (from bing dictionary) Today is Saturday.  It’s the weekend.  It’s practically universal that those who are grieving struggle … Continue reading

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Telephone counseling!! Really??!!

Does telephone counseling actually work?  In a word – Yes.  It works very well.  You can do a bing/google/yahoo/other (don’t want to offend anyone) search and find the pros and cons of this kind of intervention so I won’t bore … Continue reading

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