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One Day Life Is The Same, Yet One Day So Different

Credit: Homelifeandencouragement.com This is what sums up my 2020 this past year. “Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different ...”C.S. Lewis When I look back at how my year went, it was twisted, molded, and turned inside out. Do you ever have times like this… Continue reading One Day Life Is The Same, Yet One Day So Different

#Findingyourcourage, #Keepingitreal, Anxiety, Breathe, Challenge, Courage, Depression, Discouraged, Exhausted, Grief, Journey, Life, Medical Journey, pain, Rawness, Real, Storms, Stress, Trials, Update, Weariness

Rest, Breathe, Repeat

Credit: Home. Life. Encouragement Update To Previous Blog Post / “Living My Real” I’m not sure about you, but I for one, am thankful for the weekend to finally arrive. While we still have no resolution to if my daughter will have her health insurance come Monday morning, (see my post, “Living My Real” if… Continue reading Rest, Breathe, Repeat

Holiday, Journal Journey, Journey, Life, Parenting, Update, Weariness

The Mother of Many Tasks

Journaling Journey  It has been a busy past two weeks. I found myself lost in the physical day to day and did not take the time to process any thoughts I may have had along the way.  I found myself not only being a nurse but found myself also being a motivator and a teacher… Continue reading The Mother of Many Tasks

Journal Journey, Journey, Life, Rawness, Update

Is It Monday, Again?

Journaling Journey Random Thoughts of Monday It is Monday again and not just an ordinary Monday, but the one following Thanksgiving. I find myself left with the question of, "already?" It does not seem possible the Holidays are back again already.  I lost track of time in writing from the last time I wrote because… Continue reading Is It Monday, Again?

Chronic Migraines, Journal Journey, Journey, Update

A Summary of Where My Journaling Journey Begins

Let me begin my Journaling Journey by providing you with an update of what my sweet daughter's medical journey has been like. When my daughter was 13 she began complaining frequently about having headaches. I dismissed them initially by simply telling her to take some Tylenol if it hurt bad enough for medicine. Then by… Continue reading A Summary of Where My Journaling Journey Begins

Evacuations, Journey, Life, Pet Safety, Storms, Update

Preparing Your Pets For Storms

Florence Update As I sit back and reflect on Hurricane Florence, I am happy to announce our region narrowly escaped this catastrophic storm. It breaks my heart that many millions of people did not. My thoughts and prayers continue to go out to them. As I reflect back on our experience with this storm I… Continue reading Preparing Your Pets For Storms

Anxiety, Exhausted, Journey, Life, Update, Weariness

The Rawness of Life

Update I am sorry it has been several days since I last posted. There has been more than "a lot" going on in my family. I have been trying to nurse my dog back to health from his foot surgery. He is doing very well and I received the wonderful news that my baby boy… Continue reading The Rawness of Life

Journey, Life, Update

Loving My Boy

Post Surgery Update from Shadow... I have maxed out my morning awake time. I need a nap. (I didn’t sleep much last night, basically only from 4-6am). Mommy gave me a snack and my turkey meat (sssshhhh, don’t tell him his meds were hidden inside), and now I am sleepy. I proved to Mommy though,… Continue reading Loving My Boy

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Emotions On A Runaway Freight Train

Encouragement Today As I sit here at the hospital waiting on my husband to have a procedure done again, I find myself feeling emotionally depleted. My morning started out by having to force my baby boy (AKA, Shadow) to take his anxiety medicine so he could go to the vet for his surgery to have… Continue reading Emotions On A Runaway Freight Train

Journey, Update

Simple Thoughts

Good morning, Today is a big day for us. In a little while I will be taking my husband to an important doctor appointment and we will see where this colon problem will take him. Will he need another surgery or what is going on? It is my deep desire to get my blog caught… Continue reading Simple Thoughts