Category Archives: sweetmelissa1954

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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Glider Pilot Dad

Dad died last week….he was 97….his life amazing… I’m so sad….I miss him so much….. I miss our conversations….his love of life…. He will miss his first great grandchild…. He wanted to vote for Hilary Clinton…..go dad! No one prepares … Continue reading

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Dad

Dad, thank you for being my hero… Dad, thank you for being my strength… Dad, thank you for giving me the opportunity to travel the world… Dad, thank you for teaching me the future is our strength, never look back… … Continue reading

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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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Blood pressure Boiling!

The Giants lost….took my mind off life… Felt the need for a beer with each interception… Blood pressure went down… Watched one game on iPad…another on iPhone…how sad?! How sad and yet such fun.. 3 people in different rooms watching … Continue reading

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Is Anyone Alive Out there?

That is pretty much it……where are the siblings, extended family and friends when you need them? Life goes on….I know, however, one day we will all be old..IF we are so lucky to live into our 90’s. I’m a caregiver … Continue reading

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Make me laugh

Make me laugh… Make me smile….. Let me know I’m not alone…. Tomorrow time for Starbucks

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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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Friday and Faith

I have my faith today…Friday is around the corner and that means football, fun and freedom… I don’t have to think, worry or excersize….I feel the need to take the weekend off from life…. my faith is giving me the … Continue reading

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