Ask Annah: Why Do I Feel Worse 2-3 Years after My Significant Life Loss Event

Annah ElizabethAsk Annah, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health2 Comments

Dear Journeyer, I am often asked some variation of this question: “It’s been three years since my child/parent/sibling/spouse/best friend died and I feel worse now than I did when it happened. What is wrong with me?” Though this query often references the death of a person, I have also heard it with regard to other forms of loss, including but … Read More


Annah ElizabethHappiness, Happy Happens ™, The Five Facets of Healing ™Leave a Comment

Happy Sunday-Monday, Journeyer, I hope today’s post finds you well and warm, and if not, that it finds you mending… Yesterday morning I had an overwhelming urge to sweep my floors and to catch up on the laundry. For those of you who’ve been around for a while, you know that I’m not usually one to whistle while I work … Read More

Family Momentum III

Annah ElizabethBeauty, Big Guy, Family, Fave, Happiness, Parenting, TravelLeave a Comment

LET FREEDOM RING! That is the first thing that comes to mind when I think about pulling away from Big Guy’s new home for the next four years. Let freedom ring for him. Let freedom ring for Warren and me. Don’t get me wrong. I love my children with every fiber I have, but I have always considered my role … Read More

Tricks & Treats

Annah ElizabethLeave a Comment

Well, Journeyer, This past week has been a big fat blur! I’ve spent more time than I’d care trying to figure out the best way to handle a tough work situation… I’ve been buried alive in business bookwork… …designing project graduation fundraising flyers and typing minutes… …assembling this donation—a child’s birthday party in a basket… …and finishing the sorting of … Read More

Family Momentum II

Annah Elizabeth2 Comments

Shortly after my daughter’s sixteenth birthday party, my oldest son and I loaded the last few items into his car and headed out on the long journey to college. I must say, a little worry tugged at me. You see, he inherited my stubborn and self-willed genetic traits. What if we don’t get along? How are we going to survive … Read More