Sometimes we move through life and are blindsided by catastrophe, and each individual’s response is unique and their own. No roadmaps, but there are touchstones along the way.
Suzanne Lang talks with two authors who recount their journeys of shock and loss with candor, humor, and compassion.
Cheryl Krauter’s husband died one night within the span of 5 minutes, leaving her stunned. Odyssey of Ashes, A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Letting Go is her story of moving with and through significant loss.
Rachel Michelberg’s candid and gripping memoir, Crash, How I became a Reluctant Caregiver is her story of her husband suffering a traumatic brain injury in a plane crash, and the difficult decisions she made with regard to his care and her family life.