Several years ago, I read a coffee table book entitled, “My One Word.” It was a short read, but one that has had a powerful impact on my life. The premise is that while it might be difficult to adhere to a long list of New Year’s resolutions, it is not difficult to focus onContinue reading “My One Word for 2020”
The purpose of this blog is to encourage and support those who care for someone with a chronic disease. For us, that disease is Parkinson’s. Sometimes I hesitate to “tell it like it really is” at our house because I don’t want to complain because it means I am being vulnerable, and because I don’tContinue reading “It’s Getting Quiet at our House”
We knew the day was going to be a long day, but not THAT long. We knew hubby was going to be tired after having to engage people that much in one day. But I didn’t realize how tired I would be also. But we really wanted to go. Was it worth it? OH YES!Continue reading “We Did It!”
Today I’m thinking about 2 things – decorating my home for the holidays and giving gifts. It’s possible I might be a little behind in both of those tasks, but I’m not worried. Living with a spouse with a chronic disease means that sometimes there are more pressing matters. I hope even that sentiment encouragesContinue reading “Holiday Thoughts”
While this is the final day of this week of sharing my thankfulness with you, I hope it will not be the last day that all of us will remember to be thankful. Today I am thankful for my faith in God. The purpose of my blog is not to share my faith per se.Continue reading “Friday Thankful”
For the Parkinson’s Support Group in my area. We all understand Parkinson’s. We understand the struggles. And best of all, we are free to express our feelings, our fears, and our joys without judgment. Thank you to each of you – forever comrades in this journey. P.S. We have 3 nights of 6 hours ofContinue reading “Thursday Thankful”
For quiet time alone this morning – first thing – with my coffee. That little bit of time just begins my day perfectly! P.S. Another 6-hour night with only one interruption! I am so thankful!
For 6 hours of sleep and only one interruption. Hallelujah! It has been a long time coming, and it feels so good! Thanks be to God!
Friends who check up on me. Friends who pray for me. Friends who text me and don’t get offended if I don’t text right back. Friends who hug me.
Today I am thankful for my church, the church staff, and my church friends. Thank you all for your encouragement and support that sustain me every day.