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Et Alia Press

The Hospice Doctor's Widow: A Journal

The Hospice Doctor's Widow: A Journal

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Everyone facing death-their own or a loved one's-benefits from this love story and practical guide in one.

As a hospice doctor, Bob cared daily for dying patients. At home, his wife, Jen, listened to the stories of patients and families, layering her understanding of death with the early losses of her own brother and mother. Then, the man who had spent a 40-year career caregiving was diagnosed with advanced, metastatic cancer.

An insightful blend of art and compassion, patience and endearing honesty, this book comprises Jen's digital art journal, which chronicles this time in their marriage. What began as a visceral, self-care compulsion within days of diagnosis became notes, collages, and images revealing the raw, luminescent reflections of a caregiver-turned-widow.

Beyond the practical guidance and solace offered by an insider, Jen's journal reminds us how to live presently during our darkest hours, honor grief, and discover-even after devastating loss-ways to forge forward.

Author: Jennifer a. O'Brien
Publisher: Et Alia Press
Published: 02/11/2020
Pages: 86
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.09lbs
Size: 10.00h x 8.00w x 0.38d
ISBN: 9781944528096

About the Author
O'Brien, Jennifer a.: - Jennifer O'Brien lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, where she is an artist and advocate for dialogue about end of life. For more than thirty years, she has been a practice management consultant to physicians and served as CEO for two large medical practices. Visit her at

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