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Forgetting to Breathe

The Aftermath

The dreams have begun. Mainly anxiety nightmares. Like the one where the memorial service is happening for my mother and I am not ready. 658 more words


Best holiday gift: Check up on your elderly parents -

With the holidays upon us, this struck me as an appropriate article to pass along. The information is relevant and timely even though the article was written a number of years ago. 589 more words


30 Days of Thanksgiving 5: Thankful for sanity in the midst of chaos

I am again grateful for the opportunity to respond to Suzanne Burden’s opportunity to express Thanksgiving each week and for this final segment of 30 days of Thanksgiving I am expressing gratitude for God’s grace and its attendant sanity in the midst of chaos. 254 more words


I am missing my Mother

I have recently celebrated my first birthday without my mother.  The few weeks prior to my birthday, everything felt off. I couldn’t really put my finger on exactly what the source was but I was definitely in a funk.  337 more words


Why a Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis is Important

This blog post addresses the value of having an actual diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease.  While there may be peace of mind in not knowing, the diagnosis allows individuals with Parkinson’s Disease to utilize the tools and resources available to take action so they may preserve the highest quality of life possible. 54 more words


Anticipatory Grieving

The concept of Anticipatory Grief  first came to my attention early in mom’s hospice care. Our chaplain was concerned for my well being as a caregiver, as well as mom’s well being. 530 more words


~ The Stuff That Really Matters ~

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine

You make me happy, when skies are grey

You’ll never know dear, how much I love you

Please don’t take my sunshine away… 1,999 more words

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