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VOICES OF STRENGTH
Surviving The Death Of My Parents
Human Resources Professional, Christian, Mother of two
To be fair, the combination of the mechanic's lack of training, the company's use of tribal knowledge with employees, instead
Finding A New Calling After Being Laid Off At 50
Writer. Artist. Uplifter.
I managed to scrounge up some freelance projects. But was too traumatized to pursue another full-time position. And all that
How I Survived 2 Suicides In My Family In A Year
Mom, Grandma, trooper
When their brother died the three of us cocooned in our little condo for three months. We laughed, we cried, we hurt and
Finding Strength After The Loss Of My Baby Daughter
Mother of two, parent to one. Wife. Newfoundlander. Whimsical ...
So many people have told me they admire my strength. I brushed that off for a long time, saying I'm not strong, merely that
Losing The Love Of My Life
She is retired from teaching,writes poetry,has published two b...
Hal was my rock and my lover as well as my best friend. I couldn't imagine life without him and though our marriage was not
How I Turned My Breast Cancer Into A Positive Way To Help Others
Lisa F. Crites
The inventor of The SHOWER SHIRT is a former Broadcast Journal...
A decade later, and nearly two weeks before my 42nd birthday, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. My first thought was, "I
How I Kept Going After Losing Both My Children
About six months after Mikal's death it was discovered my mother's breast cancer had come back and had spread. She had about
When Many Losses Come At Once
Randy Austin-Cardona was born in Waterford, Michigan. He lives...
"Grief is like a photograph," my grief counselor told me. If you take a bright, vibrant, sharp photograph and seal it away
The Day I Heard The Words 'You Have Cancer'
Personal Trainer, San Francisco www.fiberoflifefitness.com
No one ever thinks they will be the one to hear those words. I can assure you I did not. And as with most cases where one's
The Phone Call That Changed My Life
Ken is a boomer dating coach, author, columnist, and voice actor
Fortunately I was in therapy at the time, and in addition I had my tight-knit group of guys who supported and sustained me
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Coming Out Later In Life!
I use my voice to advocate for human rights, women's rights an...
It has been a tough battle because some people, of course, were not always kind with their comments towards us. But the incredible
One Bereaved Mother's Journey To Peace
Female leader, former globe trotter, & aspiring writer
"It is okay to be sad," my friend told me 30 years after the birth of her own stillborn daughter, "but not forever." It has
The Day I 'Died' On A Softball Field
Author, Radio Personality, Inspirational Speaker, Entertainer
I wrote a book called "Taking A Detour" about my story that will be published in about a month so others can be inspired
How I Went From Fatherless To Fearless
Denna Babul is an author, mother, activist and Founder of The ...
From fatherless to forgiveness and from forgiveness to fearless is how I would personally describe my survival story. My
My 17-Year Quest For The Correct Medical Diagnosis
Nika C. Beamon
Veteran TV news writer/producer, author
I blindly trusted my doctors, while believing my mystery condition would kill me before they'd figure it out. Then, cancer
How I Survived A Flood That Nearly Wiped Out My Entire Town
Stay at home mom and entrepreneur.
The water was everywhere. I had to park at the end of the street and leave my 3-month-old daughter to wade through the water that was icy cold to get to my house. When I walked in, I could hear water rushing into the basement.
How This Couple Fought Through Illness To Find A New Destiny
Dr. Franky Dolan
I am a caregiver for my partner who has become housebound and bedridden due to an incurable "invisible" disease. I too live
How I Overcame Body Image Issues And Let My Eating Disorder Go
Blogging my way through life with twins plus one.
I can't really explain how my pregnancy taught me to eat intuitively until you understand why eating was such a big deal
3 Ways I Gained Power Over Cancer
Partnering with clients in their pursuit of personal and profe...
Share your story and the lessons you have learned in your journey. As a fighter and as a survivor, you are learning some
My Life Is Like A Vacuum. It Knows How To Suck.
A late bloomer boomer's soft place to fall, and inspiration on...
Aside from the cancer, I have a little bladder disease. One day, I found myself admitted to my local hospital to get treatment
How I'm Surviving A Very Rare Disease
Life Begins At The End Of Your Comfort Zone...
In January 2008 I had my second miscarriage at five months. My husband and I were devastated but couldn't imagine what was
Voices Of Strength: Your Stories Of Survival
Editor at Large, Huff/Post50; Actor, Producer, Singer
Best, Rita Below are five compelling stories from those of you who have done just that (you can find all of them here). Thank
How I Learned To Live Again After The Loss Of My Only Sibling
Internal Medicine physician, writer, blogger
Surviving Child Sexual Abuse By Helping Others
Susan Komisar Hausman
Child Sex Abuse Prevention Educator; Author, "Kisses From Dolc...
Reclaiming A Musical Life After Decades Of Hearing Loss
Composer, musical recording artist, actor and activist. Resumi...
Surviving The Loss Of My Beautiful Daughter Tess
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