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We want to be losers

While looking through my husband’s medical records last week, I noticed his cholesterol levels are not so great. We have been so focused on my husband’s brain, that we have forgotten the rest of his body. 1,218 more words

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The Veterans Garden In Tampa Officially Opens

A ceremonial seed planting will be part of the official opening of the Veterans’ Garden, 918 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa across from Lowry Park Zoo. 154 more words


Sticks and Stones

As most of you know, I am a wife and caregiver of a disabled Army Veteran. He has a brain injury, memory issues, seizures, bipolar 1, cognitive issues, and more. 1,193 more words

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NSC Pension and SC-Compensation Tips

My parents worked for the Veteran’s Administration when I was growing up. It was a mess then and a mess to deal with now. Now that I am a wife of a veteran who happens to have a disability, I have had to learn how to navigate the system pretty much on my own. 970 more words


War Requires Carrying A Big Stick

When Trump was elected I had high hopes that Veterans would finally get the attention and care that they need. It didn’t take long for that hope to turn to reality and to understand that promises are great, but only when they are carried out. 1,098 more words

Small Steps

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Today started out a shit storm. I didn’t get hardly any sleep last night and hubby and I fought almost all morning, starting at 4AM. 1,320 more words

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Growing A Community Of Farmer Veterans

There’s a growing movement to help veterans transition from the battlefield to a more bucolic setting. Whether it’s a community agriculture initiative or a functioning farm – researchers are finding that raising food can offer veterans both a therapeutic and an economic value. 732 more words