Tag Archives: loss

Embracing Slow

I’ve written a lot about injuries on this blog. It seems I’ve been quite prone to them since cancer hit my family in 2009. Our society is pretty fast-paced these days, faster than ever before. Information travels at light-speed along the interwebs, and there are more and more avenues to… Read On

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Grief: 3 years on

When two significant people in your life have death anniversaries 6 weeks apart, odds are pretty good you’ll get emotionally walloped in any given year. Last year was my mom’s one-year death anniversary, so I was pretty wrecked in January 2013. This year, I prepared for mom’s day, and instead… Read On

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Learnings From the Master Cleanse – Part 2

Here is the second poop installment…If you missed Part 1, this is the follow up to my Master Cleanse, and subsequent hemorrhoid fallout requiring a trip to the ER.  ER Aftermath Sadly, the papers I left the ER with did not contain a prescription, but instead a referral to a… Read On

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The Physical Side of Grief

Ok, this is the 3rd 4th time I’ve tried to start this post. Writing while watching a Chicago Blackhawks game is a bit distracting, but still. I can’t think of anything cheeky or cool to write about what I’ve experienced in the last 3 weeks. It was tough all the way… Read On

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A Coastal Rain

Yesterday, I went on a 6 mile run along the beach. It rained the entire time, no one was out on the sidewalks, and the beach was empty except for ornery seagulls and seaweed shrapnel.   It was the first time in a while, where my shoulders relaxed, my breath… Read On

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