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VOICES OF STRENGTH
Surviving The Death Of My Parents
Human Resources Professional, Christian, Mother of two
Once my sisters and I found out that the crash could have been prevented, we pursued a civil lawsuit against the helicopter
Finding A New Calling After Being Laid Off At 50
Writer. Artist. Uplifter.
Fortunately, my severance gave me a little time to grieve, breathe and try to figure out who I was without my big, fat Execu
How I Survived 2 Suicides In My Family In A Year
Mom, Grandma, trooper
What did I learn from this tragedy? I became a much more empathic and compassionate person. I laugh a lot, I am grateful
Finding Strength After The Loss Of My Baby Daughter
Mother of two, parent to one. Wife. Newfoundlander. Whimsical ...
I see the vast expanse of my life without her and wonder how I have found the resilience to live on. I lay down at the end
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...
This is what I know: By developing The SHOWER SHIRT, I've not only helped others, I've helped myself. This project helped
How I Kept Going After Losing Both My Children
Fast forward by a few years. It came to light that Mikal, at age 19 or so, had a drug problem. I was living in California
When Many Losses Come At Once
Randy Austin-Cardona was born in Waterford, Michigan. He lives...
Sometimes loss is expected, sometimes it's even welcomed, but most of the time loss is accompanied with grief. In the end
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
Golden Opportunity The Huffington Post was starting up Huff/Post 50, and I was invited to be a contributor. The opportunity
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Coming Out Later In Life!
I use my voice to advocate for human rights, women's rights an...
I am now 52 and through everything I have become stronger. I realize the importance of being a voice to help others. Laurie
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'm a 54-year-old radio guy. I've been delivering traffic to the faithful listeners in the Baltimore/Washington area for
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 thought to myself, I'm grateful my illness has taught me to appreciate what I do have rather than what I do not. Last year
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.
But still, I was not ready. I can't really explain how my pregnancy taught me to eat intuitively until you understand why
3 Ways I Gained Power Over Cancer
Partnering with clients in their pursuit of personal and profe...
Ironically cancer brought us together in the first place. Shari and I knew each other casually, but when my Merkel cell cancer
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...
I had also started to feel deathly ill several times per day, but couldn't pinpoint why. I sent Johns Hopkins the report
Voices Of Strength: Your Stories Of Survival
Editor at Large, Huff/Post50; Actor, Producer, Singer
Susan Hausman "When I was seven years old I was raped by a neighbor and dear friend of our family. Everyone thought he was
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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