Ask Annah: How Do You Know if You’ve Officially Let Go?

Annah Elizabeth Ask Annah, Health, Mental Health Leave a Comment

Dear Journeyer, “How do you know if you’ve officially let go?” asks one of our neighbors. What a beautiful question. There really is no one right or wrong answer. The simplest answer is that you just know. You feel a sense of peace or resolution from your belly to your bones. Sometimes the heavens open, the angels sing, the doves …

Spooks and Spoils

Annah Elizabeth Family, Happy Happens ™, Health Leave a Comment

Short and sweet, Journeyer! Last week brought with it a major toothache that caused me five days of grief. I finally got into the dentist on Friday, where I learned I need a root canal. Fortunately for me a bottle of Penicillin and some major doses of Ibuprofen helped give me some relief. Enough comfort that I was able to …

Breast Cancer, Early Detection, and You

Annah Elizabeth Grief, Healing, Health, Loss, Grief, and Healing, The Five Facets of Healing ™ 2 Comments

This past Tuesday I went for my annual mammogram. When I entered the waiting room, the staff member facing me was the nurse who crawled into the hospital bed with me on one of my darkest nights following the birth and subsequent death of my son. In my memoir, Digging for the Light: One Woman’s Journey from Heartache to Hope, I …