To avoid feeling overwhelmed and hold back the tears due to loss, stress and worry, I've started delving into my ancestry online. My therapist reframed what I was doing as focusing, rather than [...]
Exhausted by life stressors. Understandably so. I have this. Just takes a LOT of energy. Recently I've been totally overwhelmed and exhausted. A virus almost took my mother's life. Thank God she survived. [...]
Recovering from hypomania and fatigue. Need to relax, slow down, and heal.
White Christmas with snow-dusted ponderosa pines Christmas 2018 Christmas was both beautiful and bittersweet. We spent the holiday among snow covered ponderosa pines with close family, dearly missing our recently departed [...]
In Loving Memory of My Father. No Doubt He Made it through the Pearly Gates. Wednesday my mother gave me artwork and books to remove from her room, the room she [...]
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I have not been up to writing recently. Just been binge watching TV and doing jigsaw puzzles on my iPad. This season is emotionally fraught for me, starting with my mother's birthday in [...]
Just about to hop in the shower and pick up my sister from the airport to celebrate our mother's 80th birthday! It's a miracle she's with us. She's a survivor of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, [...]
October 2015, I last modified the import of my blog into Scrivener thinking I'd massage my writing into a book. The next month, my mother had a stroke. Never got back to the [...]
My mom is learning ASL to communicate post-stroke.