I have always believed we were put on this earth to help each other and the fact that my disease took away my ability to help those that I care about has taken me a long time to learn how to live with, even though I’ve learned how to live with it; I don’t think I could ever learn how to be okay with it. Continue reading
Some people find shopping boring and tiresome, I am not one of those people; Shopping is one of my favorite things to do, I find it fun and therapeutic.
“Keep calm and go shopping.”
To handle mental instability of someone you love is incredibly difficult, what you want to do and what you need to do are often two very different things. The difficulties in your past that once seemed so unfathomable become merely a stepping stone for trials to come. Continue reading
The definition of unbearable is: not able to be endured or tolerated. People call me strong because of what I have endured, but I don’t feel strong, I feel broken. Continue reading
As a young girl I dreamed of being a nurse or maybe even a doctor, I wanted to help people and be God’s hands in a world that is cruel and unforgiving. To heal what was broken.
“To dream is to truly be alive”
A lifetime is filled with millions of moments, moments that can change who you are and who you will be for better or for worst.
“A moment that will change everything is just as unpredictable as a moment that will change nothing.” Continue reading
My New Years resolution is to stop looking back and to look forward, to stop missing who I lost and appreciate who I have, most importantly to be happy. Life has many little moments when you know exactly what is important and my resolution this year is to remember those things through out the year and never take them for granted. Continue reading
Thanksgiving day a year ago was supposed to bring a new life into our family, my daughters life. Thanksgiving Day 2015 was her due date, a day that for many years to come we would give thanks for her life and now it’s a painful reminder of what we have lost. Continue reading
“A nation divided against itself cannot stand.” – Abraham Lincoln
A nation is a lot like a family, the people need to stand together to be strong. People always want their own way though, causing the house to be divided… Continue reading
“Forgive them even if they are not sorry. Holding on to anger only hurts you, not them.”
Holding a grudge gives no joy and only causes more pain. My family has a long history of holding grudges, the principle of turning the other cheek was obviously never taught on my family tree. Continue reading
Memories are moments in time that are beautiful or special enough in some way to leave an imprint in your mind. The memories that are the most special to me are times when I didn’t have a camera, wasn’t on a planned vacation and I’m sure I didn’t look my best, but what makes a memory isn’t what it contains but how it impacts.
“You will never know the value in a moment until it becomes a memory.”
My disease is progressive meaning my life has dramatically changed over the years as my body is faced with more and more difficult adjustments. And even when my disease was not as challenging as it is now, I still saw others who weren’t disabled as being better than I was and with a perfect future that I could never have. Continue reading
Being a parent is about more than giving life to a child, so much more. Saying that being a parent is one of the most important jobs is taking it lightly, everything you say and do to that child can change the rest of its life for good or bad. Continue reading