Tag Archives: loss

What The Girl Who Saved Ghosts Means to Me

I don’t think I can explain how much the new book means to me. But I’m going to try. It’s the reason I fought my way back from the vertigo. When my physical therapy required me to do the very … Continue reading

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What my favorite sandals taught me about relationships

I am incredibly picky about what I put on my feet. As someone who suffered from back problems for a decade of my life, I know that flats are best. I’ve re-herniated the disk in my back twice by slipping on … Continue reading

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How to Break a Heart Reblog

I’m down with the flu. Fever, body aches, cough, unable to breathe awfulness. So I thought I’d repost an old post from 2010 that didn’t get much love. http://kourtneyheintz.wordpress.com/2010/04/27/how-to-break-a-heart/

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Reblog: The Fear

  Here’s a reblog of something I posted in 2011 about writer fear. Thought it might be useful to hear what happens inside my head in that moment. 🙂

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The Descendants–Movie Review

I have no clue why it took me so long to see The Descendants. I absolutely loved how much setting the film used. Huge beach vistas and busy city streets in Hawaii. Totally grounded me in the story. The story … Continue reading

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Falling Out of Love With a Dream

Since I was a teenager, I have been in love with China. The culture, the history, the language. Everything about China enamored me. Even the politics intrigued me. In college, I minored in Chinese and spent a summer abroad in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lovely Bones

Alice Sebold crafts a gut-ripping tale of loss, grief, recovery, and the afterlife in The Lovely Bones. It was on my list of movies to watch, but I never got around to it. Being a firm believer that books are … Continue reading

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The Fear

It’s not an everyday thing. But some mornings, after I finish my breakfast, FB, emails. It comes. The Fear. That today I won’t know where to begin my writing. That I’ll sit at the laptop frozen in terror. That my … Continue reading

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How to Break A Heart

Emily Autumn has a great line in one of her poems: How to break a heart It is not difficult Anyone can do it So could you, if you tried Just find a light And switch it off As easy … Continue reading

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