Author Archives: sehanna

About sehanna

I'm a stay at home wife and mom of three, who enjoys my 'job' very much. My children are getting older and beginning to stretch their wings, which is leaving me more time to pursue my interest in writing.

Cycles or New Normals

Dad’s, of course, in a hard place…has been for years.  However, lately it seems ‘harder’ yet if you asked me to give you the reasons, I’m sure I couldn’t.  Here are a few things I’ve noticed.  He seems more detached.  … Continue reading

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Plodding on

Watching your dad slip away very, very slowly through a process involving great suffering is beyond hard.  I think I’m getting toughened though.  Things that would have, at one time, sent me into deep grief I now handle fairly easily.  … Continue reading

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So Much Pain

Over the past few weeks, dad’s leg cramps have slowly been returning. After getting those horrible things under control after our ER visit in February, I was hoping they were gone for good.  No such luck. Slowly, they’ve been making … Continue reading

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So Many Stories

Today, mom is gone having a good respite with good friends.  Dad and I are just hanging out…chillin.  As mom was walking out the door, she says, ‘here’s a box of old photos that you might like to go through.’  … Continue reading

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Two months After

It’s been two months since dad had his stroke.  I realize there are updates that need to be made, one of those being that we do think it was a stroke.  We had conflicting doctor views on this but I … Continue reading

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Another chapter in Dad’s story

Today is Valentine’s Day.  The past few weeks have gone down in a blur.  I’m not even going to try to give dates, because I really have no idea of time-frames, other than it began between two and three weeks … Continue reading

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My Dad

Monday morning, on my way to stoke my parent’s stove, I came around the corner and there was dad.  He was fixing potholes in his driveway.  I drove away chuckling.  He looked so much like a gnome.  It was a … Continue reading

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