Tag Archives: grief

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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Ugly or Pretty Grief

i am dealing with the ugliness of grief as my dad recently died.  The dark side of grief leaves you empty, alone, feeling as if you are crazy and suicidal.  The pretty side of grief allows you to talk with … 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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My own World Cup of Sanity

they came to help…they didn’t….. they are robbing us of our dignity… I’m remaining sane through the power of prayer… I’m off to Starbucks to watch life go by…

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Tears of Fear

I cried today….wasn’t happy about it….. it is sunny and beautiful…I have to be happy… maybe my Starbucks was 2 strong…ya think? I’m suppose to be strong for my parents…I’m here to support them…..call me crazy….today mom supported me…. I … Continue reading

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Santa’s heat wave

🎄I won’t be sad we are not all together…..i’m grateful i will be with those i love…. 🎅how do we come to terms that family will not open the presents under the tree as a whole? I will miss the … Continue reading

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Freedom

Freedom and Dreams!

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela deserves more….I remember the day I watched him walk out of jail….I was young and naive…understanding the gravity and joy of the day, however, not totally grasping what this man went through for 27 years. The world should stop … Continue reading

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Humidity and Complaining!

it is hot and humid outside.  Last week I was complaining about the cold — such gilt for complaining.  it is all about the hair….i owe keratin my life!  i can live again…exercise, shower and blow hair for 5 instead … Continue reading

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Beauty

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder …..I grew up in the shadow of Sandra Dee…she remains Sandra to this day…..I also think of her as Goldie Hawn…..smiling, beautiful and always laughing. If only she was married to Kurt … Continue reading

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