How to deal with someone who keeps a running commentary of her life with me?

About 6-8 times a day, this ex coworker emails me everything (she lives in another city now with a new job). If it s not the date of her mother s death, it s her step-daughter having a breakdown or her daughter is on her second cycle of treatment this week or her son s dad s 60th birthday and on and on it goes. ... show more About 6-8 times a day, this ex coworker emails me everything (she lives in another city now with a new job). If it s not the date of her mother s death, it s her step-daughter having a breakdown or her daughter is on her second cycle of treatment this week or her son s dad s 60th birthday and on and on it goes. Now her son s gf has lost the baby and they re also trying to get a mortgage. It drives me nuts. Any ideas why she s like this and what to do?
Update: She has a big family, sarah, and a partner unlike me.
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