Category Archives: friends

Dad

my heart breaks every day as I miss your friendship, laughter, wisdom and soul.  I promise I’ll turn my sadness into smiles as I think of the goodness you brought to the world…the opportunities you gave me to flourish….the siblings … Continue reading

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Caregiver as in sweetmelissa

i fall deeper into the world of caregiving.  I’m alone and struggling with pretend strength.  So disappointed in those around me who have disappeared.  Life goes on and yet it has stopped for me.  I’m blessed to have the opportunity … Continue reading

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I Love You

dad….give me the strength to be strong….. Dad…..give the strength to make you proud… I’ll see you again….I want you to smile… Dad…..I miss you…..I’m in pain, however, you would want me to be your heart and soul… I’ll figure … Continue reading

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Dad….I miss you….

Dad died 30 days ago….I miss him terribly…..I live minute to minute……I’m not sure what the new norm is for me…..I miss his voice, his laughter, his soothing support, his face and holding his hand.  He always made me feel … Continue reading

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Sweet Punter – I Love you Dad!  



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Paris and Pain

Haven’t written in a bit…. The holidays got in the way of reality… My challenges are the same… I’m getting a gratitude jar that will remind me of the good in my life… Paris asks me if I have the … Continue reading

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Rambling Rose

I’m suppose to be thankful during the holidays….well,I am….I’m also frustrated with the absurdity of my life right now. I’m grateful I have an amazing family….I have 2 siblings…..I’m not so grateful they’ve disappeared during this hiatus in my life. … Continue reading

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Say a prayer for Michael Brown

To whom it may concern…..we are all going to get old… To whom it may concern…..I don’t wear as much makeup as I use to… To whom it may concern….I don’t wear a bikini anymore…. To whom it may concern….I … Continue reading

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Paradise …yes, Hawaii!

I was going to write my daily thoughts on caregiving,however, I couldn’t …..other thoughts are preoccupying my day.. I’m sooo saddened to see the destruction from the lava flow in Hawaii…. I grew up in Hawaii …the freedom of paradise … Continue reading

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Pretty and Helpless

it is hard to write again….dad will be 97 next Monday ….he is doing better than I… he is my magic….he makes me laugh and yet I’m scared of the inevitable… caregiving has taken away my confidence…I use to feel … Continue reading

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