Tag Archives: StoryFF

“Jesse Was Here (More Lasagna, Please): Feeding the Soul of a Grieving Mother” Book Review

WRITTEN BY: Todd Boudreaux I met Michelle Bauer in the fall of 2018 shortly after I began working at Beyond Type 1. I still remember our first phone conversation when she told me, “Go ahead and ask me anything you want, Todd – I don’t believe in avoiding the tough questions.” We were discussing Jesse […]

Four Years Later: Reflections on Losing Will

WRITTEN BY: Lyndall Hauver Before As I approach the four year anniversary of Will’s death, I find myself reflecting on what my life looks like now compared to before. I cannot emphasize that unless you are unfortunate enough to experience the loss of your child, or another important person in your life, you will never understand how […]

Will I Ever Be Me Again?

WRITTEN BY: Kathie Natzke A little more than a year ago, my son died unexpectedly. I’m sorry if that’s an abrupt way to start a story, but it was an abrupt way to start a day too. I had no control over what happened that day or in those first days and weeks that passed. I […]

A Mother’s Cautionary Tale

WRITTEN BY: Sara Weiss On a cold Saturday in January 2003, my 9-year old son, Jordan, slept over his friend’s house and they played basketball the next day with their team. On Monday, Jordan climbed the gym rope to the ceiling two times in a row. On Tuesday, I took him to his piano lesson […]

I’d Give Up Forever To Touch You

WRITTEN BY: Michelle Bauer (Alswager) “I’d Give Up Forever To Touch You” –  (said the GooGoo Dolls) A reminder from a friend who saw my LinkedIn anniversary came up today as I was thinking of so many good – and bad – things in the d-world. Four years. Four since I started writing about points […]