Posts Tagged: suicide

Author’s Note: This post originally appeared on Instagram and my personal Facebook page. I’m adding it here in hopes it will reach more people over time. Thanks for reading, and for all the compassion I’ve received in response. You are all so loved and appreciated.  People say I look like her, but it’s so much deeper than that. I have the same tendency to sing  […]

Thank goodness I’m not an entertainment reporter, because after four hours of eating, drinking, and general award show merriment, there is NO WAY I could get an article published four minutes after the Oscars are over. It’s all I can do to clear the cups and leftover cookies from the coffee table, so the dog  […]

I just want to say thank you for the outpouring of support last week. Like many survivors of suicide, I was particularly affected and saddened by the loss of our beloved Robin Williams. Thinking of the impact of his loss, I re-posted this blog from last January about my own mother’s death, and so many  […]

My mother, who died in 2001, would have been 65 years old this past Sunday. I say died because that’s what happened to her. She didn’t ‘pass away’ as people are so fond of saying, as when an elderly person drifts off to peaceful sleep and simply doesn’t awaken. Most people in my life know  […]