MY PUBLISHED WRITING

My Monster, at Mamalode, about how telling my story helps me manage my PTSD

We Always Thought We’d Have Three Kids, And Then I Got Cancer, published at both Redbook and Good Housekeeping, with a slightly misleading headline for an article about our decision to freeze embryos before my cancer treatment

A Plea From Those Mourning a Child During the Holidays, a piece written for The Seleni Institute and picked up by The Huffington Post

Going On After A Child Dies, at Mamalode, about how grieving mothers are no stronger than other mothers, because all mothers are really strong

My Daughter’s Death Changed Me, But It Did Not Make Me Superhuman at Brain, Child, on the importance of being gentle with ourselves

Timehopping My Way Through Life and Death at Modern Loss, on grieving in the age of social media

Joe Biden comforted me after I lost my daughter. Now I want to do the same for him. in The Washington Post

One Good Thing: Celebrating the Birthday of a Child Who Has Died at Mamalode

Readers Write” on the theme of clothes in the February 2015 issue of The Sun Magazine

The Hole at The Manifest Station, on the changing nature of grief and life after a beloved one dies

With a Heart Wide Open at Mamalode, on choosing to live openheartedly in the face of fear

 

MY LIVE APPEARANCES

My story (podcast or video) at The Monti‘s “God” show about coming to terms with the fact that we don’t all get miracles

My story (podcast or video) at The Monti‘s “Bridging Gaps” show about the time my sister and I conspired to get our dying mom to smoke a joint

Reading my essay “Control” at 2014 Listen To Your Mother RDU

Discussing Listen To Your Mother with other cast members on WUNC’s The State of Things