grief

Losing a family member is one of the most traumatic life events; Families must support one another to endure the five stages of grief and get through it together.

Charleigh Haley3 months ago
A World Beyond Our Own
“There’s more to life than what you see,” My mother used to say to me as we drove through town in the dead of night. She delivered newspapers to every home in our tiny village of Sabina, Ohio, and onc...
Chelsea Jones3 months ago
Forever Missing My Dad
January 31, 2018 was a day I will never forget... I remember every detail. It was a Wednesday, and I had just began to work on my second patient of the morning when I heard my office manager behind me...
Lena Michelle 3 months ago
I Was 19 Years Old
Newly into college, I was juggling a full schedule with my academics, waitressing, and being a student athlete, where I also had to juggle practice two times a day. I had no real social life in terms ...
yajaira quintero3 months ago
Postpartum Anxiety
My anxiety. Why did I have to be that mom? The mom who worries about EVERYTHING, and I honestly mean EVERYTHING. The one who asks questions she should know the answer to. The mom who constantly thinks...
Sheila Robertson3 months ago
Medical Malpractice at It's Finest; And the Dangers of Coumadin
I lost my Aunt unexpectedly over this past weekend. It basically downright sucks! You can only imagine how her kids feel, how her grand kids feel, and mostly her husband of 58 years feel! It is so mad...
April Mansfield3 months ago
My Son's Passing
To begin, I was a single mother of six children. Five of those children living with me due to my oldest being taken to Florida by who MAY be his father while I was at the doctor's. (I will elaborate o...
Ashley Antoinette3 months ago
Dear Damien
How to survive after losing your child is such a hard thought no one has a concrete answer to. When your child's last heart beat on the monitor beats its last beat, your breath drops and your heart fe...
Anne Reboa3 months ago
To My New Hero in Heaven
To my new Hero in Heaven, I think it goes without saying that we miss you more than anything and that none of us can go a single day without thinking of you at least three times. I'm sure I'm not the ...
Korrie Denton3 months ago
"We Think She's Having a Heart Attack"
Flash back three and a half years. I just gave birth to the most non alien looking, beautiful baby girl. My life had been a s*** show before I became pregnant with her. Her daddy and I were headed dow...
Kalie Abshier3 months ago
Grief
Grief is rough, no matter who you are. But the causes of grief vary. Today, I'm going to talk about how I lost my younger brother, Jacob, to murder and how my family and I deal with it. Jacob was a sp...
Hannah Johnson3 months ago
You Are So Loved
Unfortunately, my life has been touched by suicide. During high school, I struggled with self harm and suicidal feelings. I didn't have a productive way of coping with stress, and self harm became my ...
Marissa Jason3 months ago
Never Ending Cycles
So you've been trying to start or add to your family. You might be trying for your first child, you may have remarried and you want more children, or you're trying for baby number 2 but months and mon...
Tawni Hardy3 months ago
I Am a Childless Mother
Nothing is more exciting or more terrifying than seeing those two blue lines of a positive pregnancy test. Your mind starts to race, joy, fear, uncertainty, and love are some of the emotions that star...
Duch DeLuca3 months ago
Gone for Good
How Will I Tell the Children? October 10, 2018 By: Emily DeLuca Cassie awoke as she did every day, bright and early and full of vigor. She started her day as she always did, brewing a fresh, strong po...
Hope Osiemi3 months ago
The Girl Who Lost Her Mother
"Mommy, why did you leave me?" was something I said to myself each and every day. I never thought that something so horrible could ever happen to me; but yet it did. The last time something bad happen...
Haley Madison3 months ago
Miscarriage Awareness
October 15th is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Never did it cross my mind that this day would be something I would be a part of. I don’t think anyone thinks they will be a part of...
Kristie Bochman3 months ago
Losing Mom
Mom, the nurturing, caregiver who always has your back. I was only 4 when my mom lost her battle to breast cancer at only 30 years young. For most, this is something they won’t experience until later ...
Michelle Schultz3 months ago
Today We Buried My Grandma
Today we buried my grandma. I couldn't have been more appalled. I knew she had passed away, obviously, but it really didn't hit me until I was there, standing at her casket. I don't know why. I was th...