I am NOT OK: A Grief Stricken Confession from a D&I Professional

For weeks, I have been walking around with an ever-growing lump in the middle of my throat — thick and uncomfortable —like a medium sized golf ball lathered in peanut butter and fixed permanently. And yes, unfortunately, we have been here before. This time though, my physical body has reacted differently. As opposed to a more measured and gradual swelling of emotions with each…