Why I Told Anne Lamott My Husband Died
I promised myself I wouldn’t, but then I opened up to a writer I’ve long admired about the most surreal, unbelievable thing that has ever happened to me.
Mizuko Kuyo: Japan’s Powerful Pregnancy Loss Ritual
At a Buddhist temple far from home, this ceremony provided me solace.
When My Husband Died, Facebook Became My Boyfriend
Some people see social media as a trigger during times of great suffering. But after my husband died, it helped me stay afloat amid my grief.
Saving the Date for a Wedding That Will Never Take Place
I was supposed to be married on November 9, but tragedy stopped this self-proclaimed ‘Bridezilla’ in her tracks.
4 Ways to Take Charge of Funeral Planning
No need to be passive about it; you've got more options than you might think.
It’s Hard To Rattle the Dead, But I’m Trying
Aunt Sherrie died by suicide, leaving me her best leather boots and a Barbie collection for the ages. If only she could see those things now.
I shared our pregnancy news early — asserting that I wanted my community with me in joy, but also in potential sorrow. Now that I had miscarried, there were so many calls to make.