Tag Archives: ALS

Two Years

Remembering my mother two years after her death. Continue reading

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When Grief Can’t Be Scheduled

Writing at A Deeper Story about the tension of not experiencing grief when you expect to. Continue reading

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Letter To My Mom

Remembering my last good day with my mom before she died from ALS. Saying the things I wish I had said that day. Continue reading

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Brittany Maynard’s Death and Embracing Loss

On Saturday, with the help of doctors, and with her family near, Brittany Maynard took her life. She was battling a form of brain cancer that was likely going to end her life in just a few months, so she … Continue reading

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ALS, the #IceBucketChallenge, and laughing in the face of tears

ALS has been all up in my face the past few weeks. It feels weird that something I heard about rarely before my mom’s diagnosis is now something that I can’t stop hearing about. A few nights ago, I broke … Continue reading

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When It’s Hard to Grieve

A few days ago, Rich and I were having a minor argument about the lyrics to the hymn Leaning on the Everlasting Arms, so he found it on his phone and we listened (I was right, which I will gloat … Continue reading

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