The Five Stages of Grief

So as many of you know I have been working through the grieving process. In sociology courses, we cover the five stages of grief as presented by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying. Briefly, the stages presented in that book include: (1) denial and isolation, (2) anger, (3) bargaining, (4) depression, [...]

In Loving Memory

Angel blessings everyone. I thank each and every one of you who have allowed me time and space to start the grieving process after the loss of my mama. I thank you for prayers, well wishes, and condolences. It has been a very challenging time for me but I have gained some perspective. I believe [...]

Losing Grandparents

I remember and miss my grandma and grandpa nearly every day. I am grateful and feel fortunate I was able to spend time with my grandparents. We were estranged from the grandparents on my father's side of the family but we spent lots of time with my maternal grandparents. I remember as a little girl, [...]