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Chelsea Peddle. The End-of-Life Doula Bringing Comfort and Guidance When it’s Needed Most.

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Today we raise our fists high and put our hands together in celebration of our Feature Girl Warrior, the compassionate and wise End-of-Life Doula Chelsea Peddle, founder of...

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Godspeed Bessie.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 686

On the day before 94-year old Bessie died, she announced to her younger son Larry that she was breaking out. Clear out of the blue. A declaration of independence so foreign to her...

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Walking the Tightrope.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 495

While Ma was lingering in her last weeks, and then days on Earth, I was walking a tightrope. It was surreal. Dreamlike most of the time. It was a delicate balance. How do you keep...

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How I Learned to Meditate.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 504

I learned to meditate while Ma was dying. If she had died suddenly. Or in another place. At a different time. I’d probably have a different story to tell. As an enduring student...

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Regrets, Do-Overs and the Day my Dog Died.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 607

I have regrets.  Probably more than I care to admit, or face.  I’m not one of those people who boldly declare, “I regret nothing.”  I don’t necessarily wallow in them...

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