PSA….remember our elderly family!!!

How do you know when to step in? I’m currently in the process of reversing the caregiver roles with both my parents, and my father-in-law. Each situation presents its own set of issues and difficulties, and lately, they all seem to be taking a bit of a toll on me. Due to my need to … Continue reading PSA….remember our elderly family!!!

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A little self-evaluation is good every once in awhile…

How do I write today? My mind is heavy with all kinds of thoughts, but how do I choose what needs to be said? It all comes down to I feel like every post should have meaning, and substance. But, I'm sure that is only the standard I have put upon myself. Essentially, I should … Continue reading A little self-evaluation is good every once in awhile…

Her light was fading fast….

As the light quickly fades from her eyes, the reality of her life becomes so visible. All she ever wanted, or tried to do, was to please and take care of everyone else. She never figured herself into the equation of anything that she did. And because she felt like such a failure at the … Continue reading Her light was fading fast….

Appreciation is so important…

Yesterday I decided to pretty much take a break from most social media and blog outlets.  Instead I spent the afternoon on the back porch at my family member's lake house. All of the rains over the last few days here in Texas have caused the lake to rise tremendously. Just in their cove alone, … Continue reading Appreciation is so important…

Why must they do that??

I was scrolling through the news feed on one of my social media outlets earlier, and came across this post that a friend has made.  I thought it might make a good blog topic today. "So real talk, when you're down and out, sad and depressed...everyone tries to build you up. But as soon as … Continue reading Why must they do that??

Don’t bottle it up…

I used to the quiet girl sitting over in the corner who thought that what she had to say didn't matter.  I allowed people to run all over me because I didn't have the strength or courage to stand up for myself. Now, I'm not sure exactly where those perceptions came from, but they have been … Continue reading Don’t bottle it up…

Never take a single day for granted….

  I wanted to take a moment to remind you of something that you should already automatically know... Life itself is a very precious thing!!  We are not promised tomorrow, and so much can change in the single blink of an eye! Over the course of our lives we will meet possibly hundreds and hundreds … Continue reading Never take a single day for granted….