Category Archives: birthdays

Rambling

I have a sense of panic…..I’m breathing and trying to find solace in the air around me…. losing your sense of self, esteem and earthly belongings ain’t easy… people are bubbling around me eating their muffins, tea and crumpets talking … Continue reading

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Compassion

A surprise death…..took me by surprise….hardly knew him, however, he was extended family…. I guess it is a sign of the future……I took time to smile today…. How do we make it through the day? Find time to smile and … Continue reading

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It is Friday– must be happy hour somewhere?

my thoughts are a bit selfish today….about me… why do we as woman hate ourselves when a skirt is to tight or our size 10 from 2 years ago is now a 12? i’m so mad that i have these … Continue reading

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Starbucks Caregiver

I don’t get it….it is beautiful out…. the birds are singing, sun is shining and the smell of spring is in the air… I’m watching the freedom outdoors as I struggle to find support for my parents…. the bird singing … Continue reading

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Sweet Melissa

it wasn’t just another day…..sweet Melissa left and I’m lost once again…. I’ll continue to help, however, remain scared with the vulnerability of the folks…. it is almost comical as I wallow in fear and watch the innocence of Andy … Continue reading

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White Sneakers and Wine!

she wears white sneakers when she flies…. her shoe size is 5..b..ch! she has has hair the surfers love…. she is my second best friend….. i pulled down her skirt as we found ourselves in a tub after a long … Continue reading

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Caregiving and Jeopardy

caregiving is the loneliest job in the world….. I try to find laughter along the way… everyone thinks they know…..they don’t…. just don’t try and lose weight along the way….don’t think you’ll find time to get your roots done…. get … Continue reading

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Friends on St. Patrick’s Day

People are gathering in town for St. Patty’s Day Parade….another year of floats, marching bands and pride…..I’m learning to take the annual tradition in stride… The clouds are billowing….it is cold and windy…yet, Spring should be right around the corner? … Continue reading

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mom

i’m proud of my mom….it hasn’t been easy for her… mom is going through a transition in life we are all trying to understand… getting older isn’t fun, however, we can make it easier… mom took the first steps yesterday … Continue reading

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Cupcake Heaven

went to the cafe this morning…. tried to work….i let myself daze as i watched people eat jelly doughnuts…. such madness in food….. my soul says eat a cupcake….my mind says that is a five mile walk…the mind wins…

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