The Journey of Grief is Meant to be Traveled (Plus an Oatmeal Recipe)

5 years ago

A few weeks ago, I thought to myself, "My blog is really depressing.  All I write about is grief."

And while I don't know if "depressing" is the right word to describe this blog, it is true that I mostly write about sadness and loss, with some posts on our rainbow baby mixed in.

I decided it was time to switch things up.  After all, there is more to [my] life than grief.  Right?

If you've been following this blog for awhile (and I do mean awhile), you might remember that I used to write mostly about food -- first focusing on my battle against disordered eating, and then eating disorder recovery and healthy eating.  I used to take and post a rather ridiculous amount of food photos.  Sometimes it was a grind, but often it was a fun challenge.

I found myself missing that, so I decided to bring the food back.  I cooked up some oats for breakfast, topped it off with scrumptious goodies, and took lots of photos before devouring said oats, intending to share my photos and a recipe here on the blog later.

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There, I thought to myself.  I'm backI'm not a grief blogger at all. 

Then the six month anniversary of Eve's stillbirth hit, sending pain cutting through me in all new ways.  And I realized -- my life really is all about grief right now, and to deny it would be both unhealthy and unhelpful. 

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