Widow Wednesday: Protecting the Dead

Sometimes, after people die, we make them into better people than they were when they were alive. Speaking ill of the dead is just not something you're supposed to do. So how do you share information about your loved one without it feeling like you're speaking ill? I worry that if I am not completely honest with Nicholas about Mark's life that he will have a warped image of his biological dad … [Read more...]

Reasons Why

Why

I have always felt it was important to know why a person does something. Not so that it can be excused or reasoned away, but so it can be countered (or encouraged). I always thought, if I could just figure out the Why of the way I treat my body, I could change. If I could just figure out Why. Why do I eat stuff that I know is bad for me? Why do I get lazy and not exercise? Why do I drink too … [Read more...]