Author Archives: Larry Lynn

Losing a Loved One to Cancer–CONTINUED

Author of our recent post on coping with losing a loved one to cancer, Jasmine Dyoco, has shared with us the following links to articles that may help those of us who have lost someone to cancer. If you haven’t read the original article, you can find it by clicking this link: http://www.aftertalk.com/blog/how-to-cope-after-losing-a-loved-one-to-cancer/ Understanding Leukemia  10 Ways

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Returning to Work: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 9.15.16

Returning to work Editor’s note: I love this poem because it expresses such raw emotion about something commonplace that most of us who’ve experienced a loss have had to face–that first day back at work. It is attributed to Ruth Davis. Hello I’m back but I’m merely a shell Since I last saw you I’ve

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How To Cope After Losing A Loved One To Cancer

By Jasmine Dyoco Cancer affects millions of people in the U.S. each year, and, as one of the most aggressive diseases out there, it has caused a profound amount of grief in the loved ones who must watch sufferers go through painful treatment and complications. It’s never easy to watch someone we love suffer. When

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Museum to Grief AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 9.8.16

A MUSEUM TO GRIEF Editor’s note: this is an abbreviation of an essay by author Elizabeth Gilbert. It was not meant specifically about bereavement, but I thought the advice was so apt and adaptable to dealing with grief that I edited it down and include it as an Inspirational Quote. LL About nine years ago,

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What the dead don’t know

“What the dead don’t know piles up, though we don’t notice it at first. They don’t know how we’re getting along without them, of course, dealing with the hours and days that now accrue so quickly, and, unless they divined this somehow in advance, they don’t know that we don’t want this inexorable onslaught of

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