Category Archives: sweetmelissa1954

One Lucky Girl

The NY Giants won…. Straight hair is around the corner…. I still can smile…. My sibling is a candidate for coward of the month….. He continues to emotionally and financially abuse my parents… I won’t give in….I’ll fight for them…. … Continue reading

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Ariana Grande and Pain?

I’m sitting in my favorite coffee pub pondering my goals for the day…. I try and have one goal and if I achieve ….I’m happy…. The sun is shining…..my hair is straight…..I’m feeling sorta skinny….I have no bills today and, … Continue reading

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Laugh, Smile and thanks to Joan Rivers

thank you Joan Rivers…..I won’t be sad today…. you gave us the gift of laughter and excitement….. I have reason to be sad, however, why waste the time? I’ll learn from you….be a leader….don’t take it all to seriously…and, when … 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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Parents and Peace

I’ve been absent from my posts as it keeps getting harder and harder…. there is so much I want to say and, yet, I can’t say anything… my parents are aging and I don’t know how to deal with it… … Continue reading

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Sweet Bill

sweet mr. Bill made my day…..I was doing a few errands for mojo….I ran into bill…. he is a caregiver and a good person….told me his story on the fly…. don’t feel as alone…..there are good people out there in … Continue reading

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Hershey Kisses solve my problems?

I’m happy…i ate three Hershey kisses! they made me feel guilty, happy and wanting more! I was good….I stopped at three… I ate them as I was frustrated….. what better reason to eat candy? Frustration,… next time I’ll just eat … Continue reading

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Smoothies and Serenity

I love my green smoothies….I love my kale, spinach and protein powder….simple but to the point…. when I wake up in the morningmy smoothies make me happy…. they erase the challenges of the day and give me hope for a … Continue reading

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Peaceful Waves

I’m a struggling to write today, however, I hope I can find the strength. I struggle every day with caregiving….I’m blessed and yet helpless… it is so hard to watch the decline of parents when all you remember are the … Continue reading

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The joy of a Blackberry Mojito Ice Tea

Starbucks brought a little smile to my day today….thanks for the jump in my step. I’m grateful for small favors…

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