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C. diff. Added To The List Of Illnesses That Broke The Camel's Back

Remembering the good times spent together during the Summer season.

Dad and I would go hunting, fishing, and boating and spend days together just reminiscing about the good times and the bad times.  656 more words

Survivor Experience

On Reconciliation With an Alcoholic Parent

Dear Readers,

I’ve gotten behind in posting my latest articles to my blog! Without further ado, here is a researched piece from last month. I interviewed four women about their experiences with an alcoholic parent, if the parent was able to get sober, and if they were able to reconcile with their parent. 144 more words

Gone, But Not Forgoten

I don’t know how else to begin this post except to say it straight out: my dad died earlier this year. I have started a post about my dad so many times since he passed away, but I’ve never been able to sit down and write it without breaking down. 909 more words


To the girl who lost her mom:

I understand. I understand your pain, your suffering, you heartache. I understand how hard Christmas, Easter, birthdays, anniversaries, and especially Mother’s Day is. I also know how hard it is to have to see your friends spend time with their moms, to see them complain about their moms. 639 more words

Find a Way Out 

When you suffer from PTSD/Anxiety it’s important to find something to focus on when you’re in the beginning of a possible attack. Whether it’s knitting, calling a friend or finding a quiet space, you must learn to “Find a Way Out”. 242 more words


Twenty-one Years

My father left us 21 years ago today. Father’s Day. The day before my birthday. Three events wrapped together.

As I care for this property he loved and find evidence of his living everywhere, I wonder. 219 more words

Caring For A Parent

An Ode to Dad

This Father’s Day will be the first without my father being physically alive. I say it this way because I hear him in my head everyday, I see him in my mind and heart through every belly laugh my son belts out and everything reminds me of him. 922 more words