Profile of Amanda

Personal data:

Nickname: Amanda
Bio: widow-speak.org/about_whoweare.html#Amanda
Description: Blogger. Caregiver. Graduate Student. Widow. Contributor Amanda Shaffer has written and lived the experience of cancer for several years. She received a B.S. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, and is currently in the process of pursuing her Masters of Social Work. Amanda has overseen youth development programs in various contexts and locales, from teaching literacy to prison-bound teens to directing social programs for military youth. After the loss of her husband to leukemia, she's studying to become a medical social worker. She chronicled her husband's bone marrow transplant at cancer, it's not just an astrological sign anymore, and currently writes at The Cat Lady and BlogHer.

Last posts of this user:

Untitled.,
 |  | Posted on 09 Jul 2007 in Grief and Grieving &Poetry

On rejoining the world of the living,
 |  | Posted on 09 Jul 2007 in Grief and Grieving &New Beginnings &Vignettes &Widows' Stories

Inappropriate,
 |  | Posted on 09 Jul 2007 in Grief and Grieving &Poetry

the sound and the fury,
 |  | Posted on 30 May 2007 in Grief and Grieving &Miscellaneous &New Beginnings

Returned and rebuilding,
 |  | Posted on 15 May 2007 in Widows' Stories &Widows' Web

Tragic differences,
 |  | Posted on 22 Apr 2007 in Widows' Stories &Widows' Web

Mercury,
 |  | Posted on 13 Mar 2007 in Grief and Grieving &New Beginnings &Widows' Stories

identity,
 |  | Posted on 07 Mar 2007 in New Beginnings &Vignettes &Widows' Stories

avoidance,
 |  | Posted on 16 Feb 2007 in Grief and Grieving &New Beginnings &Vignettes &Widows' Stories

Distressed Haiku,
 |  | Posted on 13 Jan 2007 in Grief and Grieving &Poetry &Widows' Web