I was not prepared for taking care of an elderly parent. I guess no one really is. However, I find the support systems for doing so seem non existent or hidden away. Most of my friends have no idea what I deal with and you find that you feel you have to just suffer in … Continue reading I’m overwhelmed
Lately I have been finding that mentally I feel like I am still in my 30’s with lots of time for life plans. Then I either stop and think about my actual age, or I’m carded, for what seems almost anything now, and it hits me like a ton of bricks. I’m moving along in … Continue reading Time
A message I never expected to see.
Recently my older brother has come back in my life. He’s 18 years older and has his own issues with our mother and other things. I was sad about the situation but was starting to accept it was how things were going to be in life. Things seem genuinely different this time. So a few … Continue reading A message I never expected to see.
Today starts 132 days off not smoking. With so the craziness in todays world. With all the pandemic mess I am utterly amazed I have not broken down and lit one up. Of course the nicotine gum has helped tremendously and I feel I’m getting to the point I am tired of the gum. I … Continue reading 132 Days
The Christmas Spirit
I pulled out our Christmas tree this afternoon. I felt this year we had to have it up. Last year with all the Covid crap and News I wasn’t in the Christmas spirit. I decided that this year it would be in our living room. In the past we have put it up in our … Continue reading The Christmas Spirit
Today starts 100 days since I have smoked a cigarette. Frankly, I am amazed that I have reached this point. I had expected a hard fight and relapse from stressful situations. Except in the beginning where I would equate certain activities with smoking, it hasn’t been that hard on me physically. It was mostly mental … Continue reading 100 Days
In the end.
Ever wonder where people end up in the end? Those who step on and over others to get a head? Those who have to accumulate all the material things in the world for themselves? This isn’t all but the ones who wouldn’t lift a finger to help someone less fortunate? This is where we all … Continue reading In the end.
As we gather to celebrate Thanksgiving today, remember the meaning is to give thanks for the blessings and people in our lives. Be thankful! If you’re reading this, you woke up another day and are breathing. When you gather with family today, instead of pointing out all of what you believe is negative in your … Continue reading Be Thankful!
I hope everyone is having a good morning. Made it to church this morning to get ready for online service. Mother Nature starting the games of is it going to be warm or is it going to be cold. This morning it was the cold game. You get in and start your vehicle and the … Continue reading Good morning!
IT’S TIME TO MAKE YOUR 50S YOUR BEST DECADE YET
What my online searches have been recently. When you feel stuck and you are in life where you never thought you would be by this time, it's either sit and mope or try and change the direction you are heading in. Easier said than done. Making changes that can be for the better in the … Continue reading IT’S TIME TO MAKE YOUR 50S YOUR BEST DECADE YET