Category Archives: positive attitude

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 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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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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Restructuring

I’m doing a bit of restructuring with this blog.  I’ve actually started a new one and will only use this one for what it has become, a place to talk about dad’s journey and update those who like to check … Continue reading

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Reflections

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything on this blog.  I’ve written dozens of posts in my head but they just don’t ever seem to make it onto the blog!  🙂  A few days ago, I spent a bit … Continue reading

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