Suzann Bresler Goldstein


FIGHTING BACK: Doing Battle with Cancer, the website and the blog, is a collection of personal essays about managing our lives, the tragedies that sometimes befall us, and the in-between times that leave us marked by the joy of the moment.
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Month: March 2010

Responding to Grief

Jeff Weber, a well-informed writer and editor, writes about health and health-related issues and events for the Courier News, The Home News Tribune, and On February 9, his column, Healthwise, published  my story, People Handle Grief in their Own Way.  I received  many responses including the one below. I sent this particular response on to Jeff…


For those of you who might have looked for a new post on March 1, forgive me. I schedule my posts for the first of each month but the computer, for some reason, doesn’t agree with me. So here it is, Time, Time! Wherefore Art Thou Time?, a few days late but well-preserved. Thanks for your patience. Enjoy!…

Time, Time! Wherefore Art Thou Time?

I live by the clock. I hurtle down those rocky hills of inconstant life and pick up the pace as I go. My descent is measured in nanoseconds. Defined as one billionth of a second, a nanosecond is a tiny fragment of time in which a falling raindrop is immobile (Gleick, 1999). Isn’t that astounding?…