We all have feelings, but when dealing with elderly, dying parents, your feelings/emotions are going to run the gamut – sometimes from one minute or even one second to the next – and it can take a toll. There’s anger. Sadness. Guilt. Joy. Love. Helplessness. Fear. Relief. Bitterness. Exhaustion. You can feel resentful. Happy. Overwhelmed. Worried. Thankful. Appreciative. Neglectful. Controlling. Numb. I know there are so many … Continue reading Time to get more real, more raw
As I was washing my hands at the bathroom sink after I got home from work today, I crumbled to the floor as my emotions got the better of me. I couldn’t stop the tears anymore. They gushed out of me like water over a waterfall. I had a brief moment this morning as I was getting ready for work that I lost it as well, … Continue reading Raw, real emotions…that’s what I am about
So today has not been a good day for my asthma. And as I was sitting on my couch doing nothing, I decided to start looking up pictures or graphics that could help people understand my asthma just a little bit better. Not that people don’t get it. But some people just don’t get it. Honestly, sometimes, I don’t get it. I mean I get what … Continue reading What does asthma feel like?
“Time for me to fly And that’s just how it’s got to be I know it hurts to say goodbye But it’s time for me to fly” As I pulled into the parking lot of Vital Fit Club today, this was the song playing on the radio. I had to Soundhound it and then screenshot my phone because it was just too perfect. OK, … Continue reading Time for me to fly
April 14, 2016 my mom was transferred to the Senior Care Unit at the Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia. This is a geriatric behavioral health unit. At that time, we didn’t know what was really going on. Fast forward a little and we learned that my mom was suffering from Dementia. You can read more about what has been happening by clicking HERE and … Continue reading There is more to my mom’s story