All of the Answers

I hope you smiled as you read the title of today’s blog. Perhaps you were thinking, “FINALLY someone will give me the answers. FINALLY someone will help me solve all of my problems!” If that is what you thought, I’m sorry to disappoint you, but that isn’t going to happen here. The bottom line isContinue reading “All of the Answers”

Let’s Keep Moving

When meeting someone newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, my best advice is to exercise, exercise, exercise! Keep moving. Moving more now will slow the progress of the disease and the worsening symptoms. In order to stay active longer, KEEP MOVING! During the first few years after my husband was diagnosed with PD, he walked one-halfContinue reading “Let’s Keep Moving”

Five Minute Friday – REDEEM

Being a “baby boomer”, my first thought upon seeing the topic was GREEN STAMPS! I grew up in a lower middle class home where we saved S&H green stamps and yellow TV stamps religiously. It was my job every Sunday afternoon to lick the stamps in put them in the saver booklets. After that, itContinue reading “Five Minute Friday – REDEEM”

Happy Double Anniversary

The first anniversary has been in the news this week, especially on Thursday, when our President spoke about it in his first primetime address to the country. In one respect this is not an anniversary we are pleased to celebrate – one year of the pandemic called COVID-19. We have been through a year ofContinue reading “Happy Double Anniversary”

Five Minute Friday – POSSIBLE

Now this is a topic that made me smile. The possibilities are endless! It’s nearly Spring – filled with new life, new experiences, new weather, new color, new opportunities. We are at a turning point in this pandemic – there is hope of finally getting to see friends and family face to face, finally daringContinue reading “Five Minute Friday – POSSIBLE”

Not a Professional

I don’t get paid to be a caregiver. I have no special training to do this. So I really cannot claim to be a professional caregiver. Saying that makes me feel better, especially in situations when I really don’t know what to do. But I know my husband of 48 years better than anyone onContinue reading “Not a Professional”

Five Minute Friday – GREEN

It has been a wonderfully long and fun-filled day, and I am finally getting to my Five Minute Friday assignment. Enjoy! The first things that came to my mind were: “It’s not easy being green.” – Kermit the Frog “Green Eggs and Ham” – Dr. Seuss “I want a green birthday.” – Will Ayers, myContinue reading “Five Minute Friday – GREEN”