Are You Here?

At times I am sure you are with me. The rest of the time, I am hopeful.

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I spent the last year of my life in a state of anticipatory grief. None of it prepared me for the real thing.

It happened so fast. Yet, I am thankful for the two-week process.

We were alone in Phoenix and had been for months. I took Tom to the emergency room at the Mayo…



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Jennifer Estes

Jennifer Estes

I started writing about 2 years ago to cope with my struggles in life. I write about grief, caregiving, substance use disorder, and the death care industry.