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Caregiver bill of rights
Friday, June 11, 2021      6 comments

Doesn’t apply to everyone but found this helpful Take care of yourself Seek help when you recognize your limits Maintain your own life without including the person you care for Get angry, depressed and express the difficult feelings ... Read more
Thank you
Monday, June 07, 2021      5 comments

My page continues to error out and not sure for how long. I wanted to make sure I was able to express my thanks, love and good byes. You have been my support system. My friends, my encouragement and I am so thankful for your comments. I am ... Read more
Unexpected friends
Friday, June 04, 2021      5 comments

The police officer that took our report and pressed the charges stopped by today. Her 7 year old son had a brain tumor and is now impaired. Knowing us, my daughter and our struggles she knew we were safe to open up to. She asked if she could... Read more
Another project complete
Thursday, June 03, 2021      2 comments

The decks are done and now varnished and that should do it for the cabin for the year. Next huge project is pulling out the weeds next to the water with unbelievable strong roots. My daughter is off work for another week with daily chiropract... Read more
Own best friend
Wednesday, June 02, 2021      3 comments

I was given a challenge to write myself a love letter, and then read it out loud every day. How hard is this for you?... Read more
Happy Sunday
Sunday, May 30, 2021      4 comments

We took my daughter to a motel to see if it would help with her back pain. She could Sit in the hot tub and try a firm mattress. She said the hot tub made it worse and since it hurts so bad the car ride didn’t help. Our first experience sinc... Read more
Massage friday
Friday, May 28, 2021      6 comments

I could get use to this!!!! Those 100 pound silo slabs sure over extended my weak muscles. We got the upper deck done and began the lower deck. Once we finish that - next week - I need to varnish it all. I reward myself with a massage as a... Read more
Our next challenge
Thursday, May 27, 2021      3 comments

My daughter has cried every day since Tuesday and could only work a Couple of hours and needed to leave because her back hurt so bad. She went to work every day but could not tough it out. I Finally got her in to be seen and she has bone spur... Read more
My two days of workouts
Wednesday, May 26, 2021      2 comments

Going to the pond to rebuild the deck, get it stained and ready for the the first party in 2 years for Monday. At least the worst is done redoing the walkway that was the 100 pound silo slabs. I was able to get the smallest rock hill cleaned ... Read more
Never give up
Monday, May 24, 2021      4 comments

My emotions, eating, weight loss, weight gain, exercising, constantly change. My feelings get hurt, as everyone’s . my life situation is difficult, but whose isn’t. I get down, but I find ways to not stay there. SparkPeople friends have been ... Read more
Happy Sunday
Sunday, May 23, 2021      10 comments

Didn’t realize disc golf has so many courses within 30 miles and each week we go to a different location. Great exercise, get in my walking, outside away from others, and because of my low skill efforts I seem to find a new disc each week. I... Read more
Bugging you
Friday, May 21, 2021      7 comments

. We’re Not always aware of what is around us, or the ability to see nature close up. We went to the cemetery today to remove the funeral flowers and fi... Read more
My escape to the pond
Thursday, May 20, 2021      5 comments

I wish I could have you, my dear friends, come and see my parents paradise. So peaceful, so much to see, it’s like an outdoor museum. After I wrote my yesterday’s blog, we escaped, spent the night, did some work and went to be at our favorite... Read more
Reality hurts
Wednesday, May 19, 2021      6 comments

Our church had posted on the prayer chain email about my mom in law. Not one person showed up for the visitation, funeral, sent a message, or reached out. I have written in the past how alone I feel, and being a failure of having fruit to s... Read more
I found the right book for now
Monday, May 17, 2021      5 comments

Forgiving what you can’t forget. I can identify so much with lysa as the more our pain consumes us, the more it will control us. As lonely as it is, I would rather be where I am now and have no friends than go back to where I was. At th... Read more

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