Little Sheets of Paper

Some days are defined by the difficulty they bring. Yesterday was one such day for me. My morning started out bad, and while I will not go into detail about this, suffice it to say it was not good. I made it through my work day with a lot of thoughts...

Damn I'm Getting Old!

So Folks, I have come to the conclusion that I am getting old. Try as I might, I just can't seem to stave off the natural course of aging..Dammit!  I tried..I really did. Excercised, ate right and was well behaved. I'll admit I did not stay out of the...

A Compliment

During my mother's illness I spent a lot of time at the hospital. Our local hospital as well as the one in the town next to us. You see all kinds of people at the hospital, from all walks of life. If you follow my blog, you know that I am working on...

My Weekend Report...

So folks this weekend I traveled to Atlanta with my husband and my son for a national BMX race. For folks who are unfamiliar with this event..it is a gathering of thousands of people to race on bicycles around a dirt track. There are people racing from...

The Ties that Bind....

They say the ties that bind never come unravelled..Hmm! In the past week it seems those ties got wrapped around my neck and tried to choke the last breath from my body. The mess that ensued after my mother's passing is still a mystery to me. My...

The Swing...

As a very small child, I remember swinging on the porch swing at my grandmother's house. We tried to swing out over the porch as far as we could. It was thrilling and scary at the same time, as we could see the ground six feet under us. Of course the...

25 Years Already....

Wednesday, June 11 was my 25th wedding anniversary. So for those of you who follow my blog..you know that I buried my mother that day. My husband loved my mother more than his own mother, so this was a difficult day for us. Needless to say there was no...

The Fight was On...

So, if you have followed my blog, you know I have 5 sisters and 2 brothers. We have a melting pot of personalities in the family..i am the cute one..ha! Eldest is somewhat of a gypsy and is attracted to bikers, not that that is a bad thing...just...

Update on my life...

If you haven't noticed, I have been absent from this site for awhile. Monday, June 9th at 5:30 my mother died in her sleep. She had a tough last two days and it was difficult to watch. Tuesday night we had the viewing and was able to mourn our loss...

Update on Mom......

So, I just received a call from my sister..mother can only stay in the hospital 11 days. This means that on the 13th she will be moved back to her home to stay until she passes. I am sure this will be fine with mother, though I have my misgivings....

Only in America....

So peeps, I wanted to share an event that happened to me Friday afternoon. I've been so busy I have had no time to blog. Some day I will sit down and blog for hours. Anywho last Friday something really bad happened to me. Here are the gory details... ...

Luxurious Hospital Cots...Woot!!!

So, last night I spent the night on the most luxurious hospital cot I have ever encountered. Seriously, this thing was all of 5 inches thick and when I saw that, I almost did a double back flip. Woot!! Having spent the night Saturday night on a fold...

Update on my Mom.....

This weekend was a difficult one for me. My mother made the decision to stop all medical treatments including dialysis and insulin therapy. She will take no more medicines to sustain her life and will slowly slip into a coma and pass away in her sleep....