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Today I was (re)introduced to the worst person I have ever met.

I have had the most unbelievable day…and I can’t blog all about it here because it’s about another person and this information is pretty damaging.  But let’s just say through experiencing something truly awful, I have once again learned to appreciate my own life. 459 more words

Daily Journal


“Some day, men and women will rise, they will reach the mountain peak, they will meet big and strong and free, ready to receive, to partake, and to bask in the golden rays of love.   124 more words

The Problem with Critique of "Ableist" Language

Trigger Warning: Bound to make some people mad.

I follow a page on Facebook, Chronic Illness Cat. It’s essentially an on line support group for people with chronic illnesses, mainly physical ones like Fibromyalgia and other auto-immune disorders, but I find their content relevant to mental health issues as well. 2,058 more words


I shook two veterans’ hands today

As an elderly caregiver, you just never know who you will have the privilege of getting to care for. I am entirely blessed to have not one but two U.S. 222 more words

Elderly Care

Memorials and trigger warnings

Today (Monday, 25 May 2015), the United States celebrates Memorial Day, to honor the fallen of all American wars. The tradition itself dates back to about three years after the end of the American Civil War with the rise of Decoration Days, where the graves of dead soldiers would be adorned with flowers to commemorate and honor the lives lost. 484 more words


Gay Marriage Vote

I’m really glad that gay marriage is legal in Ireland. I think it should be legal everywhere that any kind of marriage between people is legal. 135 more words