No Regrets

My goal is to encourage and support those who care for someone with a chronic or degenerative disease. That sounds easy, but when you’re there in the trenches, cleaning up messes or explaining things for the third time, or changing a catheter bag, or trying to figure out how to insert an epi-pin, life canContinue reading “No Regrets”

Caregiver Guilt

While caring for my husband who has Parkinson’s Disease, I am constantly faced with the realization that I am not perfect. There are many times I feel like I’m just not cut out for this job because I cannot get everything right. That leads to feelings of guilt. Caregiver guilt. We know we have CaregiverContinue reading “Caregiver Guilt”

When Bloggers Get Together

  I never intended to be a blogger. It has not been my life’s ambition. When I first set out on this journey in March of 2018, I just wanted to do one thing – encourage and support those who are caregivers, especially those whose care recipient has Parkinson’s Disease, because that’s what I amContinue reading “When Bloggers Get Together”

Past, Present, and Future – Part Three

I’ve written about the past, putting it behind us, both the best and worst of it. And I’ve written about the future, planning for it as much as possible, but not worrying about it because we cannot control it. But today is more important in many ways. It is the now. It is where weContinue reading “Past, Present, and Future – Part Three”

Past, Present, and Future – Part Two

Last week I wrote about the past, and how we need to put it behind us, both the good and the bad. It’s done. Over. Time to move on. Today let’s talk about the future, about plans, dreams, hopes, and aspirations. These are good things to have, good thoughts to get us through dark days.Continue reading “Past, Present, and Future – Part Two”

Past, Present and Future – Part One

These three are ever with us. We think about our past, we live in the present, and we dream about or dread the future. It is part of our DNA as humans.   But today I’m not writing for just ANY human. I’m writing for you, my wonderful readers. Some of you have a spouseContinue reading “Past, Present and Future – Part One”