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Hey, I’m Lisa.  I’ve lost both my parents to cancer in my 20’s. I share how I work through my grief. Have you lost your parents? I’d love to connect with you.

Read topics that are important to you on my blog or listen to my “Losing Your Parents” podcast.

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New Instagram Photo January 19, 2016 at 11:51AM

#Repost @leahsallover with @repostapp. ・・・ This made me think of all of you on the Losing Your Parents Facebook page and those who follow my blog. #selflove #losingyourparents via Instagram

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New Instagram Photo January 17, 2016 at 06:03AM

#secrets #losingyourparents via Instagram

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New Instagram Photo December 24, 2015 at 04:07AM

#Repost @waylonlewis with @repostapp. ・・・ “If you touch the fear instead of running from it, you find tenderness, vulnerability, and sometimes a sense of sadness. This tender-heartedness happens naturally when you start to be brave

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The Losing Your Parents Podcast – Episode #050 – Interview with Margo Rose from

EPIC MILESTONE HERE! I'm 50 podcasts deep and so excited to be interviewing this amazing woman, Margo Rose. Margo has been a personal and group fitness trainer for over 15 years. Her specialties include: functional fitness, senior wellness and injury reduction. She has also created a system of self-care called Body Aware Grieving, practical ways to care for your health during times of loss, stress or disappointment. Margo Rose's first book, Body Aware Grieving, A Fitness Trainer's Guide to Caring for Your Health During Sad Times is available on and also on her website,

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New Instagram Photo November 11, 2015 at 02:19PM

#truthbetold #losingyourparents #followyourbliss via Instagram

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New Instagram Photo November 11, 2015 at 01:47PM

@goichonthego I found your book on the shelf at @powellsbooks here in #Portland! Happened to be in the #grief section. I got back logged in work after my vacation and it is still on my

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Podcast Episode #048: Low Energy & Fatigue

Do you have low energy? Do you feel tired? Feeling fatigue? Me too! Totally normal, let's discuss.

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Podcast Episode #047: Committing to Change

Talking about how committing to ourselves helps strengthen how far we can go.

[MUST SEE] The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Interview with Vice President Joe Biden Parts 1 & 2

This is a vulnerable 2 part interview between two great men with a tragic history; Vice President Joe Biden and Late Show host, Stephen Colbert. In this interview, Stephen gets Joe to open up around the grief and sorrow he experienced most recently with the loss of his son Beau Biden to brain cancer this year, but of his earlier losses of his first wife Neilia and their 13-month-old daughter Naomi.

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Stephen Colbert interview with Oprah about the loss of his dad and 2 brothers

I just learned recently that when Stephen Colbert was 10 years old, his father, James, and two older brothers, 18-year-old Paul and 15-year-old Peter, were killed when Eastern Airlines Flight 212 crashed in North Carolina. Watch this Stephen Colbert interview with Oprah as he tells us how it took him 8 years to start grieving his dad, how this difficult time in his life helped make him the person he is today and what brings him absolute joy in his life now.

Podcast Episode #046: The Importance of Self Care!

What are your ways you practice self care? Let's talk about how to manage stress and to do preventative maintenance on the body, mind and spirit.