I received a gift some time ago that I just could not unwrap, I let it sit around, stared at it and knew it was there…but I just didn’t want to pick it up, unwrap it and peer into it’s contents. In some ways, it was a gift I never wanted. Sometimes….. I really just … More The Gift
A few months ago I was at my annual Gynecologist appointment. As I checked in the receptionist was going over my emergency contact info. She asked, if my current address was the same, and what my cell number was. She then told me she has my husband Curt listed as an emergency contact. I didn’t … More Good Grief
Yesterday while out doing a ton of Christmas type errands, I made a quick stop at our local credit union that has the Care For Curt account set up. Someone had graciously given us a $1,000 check last week and I wanted to deposit it. I stepped up to the counter and went to hand … More It’s a Wonderful Life
3 weeks ago just as I was settling in for the night, this random storm hit out of no where. It had been a rainy day, but I had not anticipated anything like this as I am a bit of a self confessed weather geek. I was upstairs, as I heard the winds pick up … More The Storm
I ordered the same peanut butter cup ice cream treat I have been getting Curt for the past year, but this time was different. ‘That will be $5.29,” the man at the drive-thru told me. He had quoted the price to me numerous times since Curt entered the memory care facility last July. But … More $5.29 Please
I remember the moment well…..It was about 4 and half years ago, I was at Madi’s cross country meet. Shortly after the gun went off for the start of the race, Curt called me. He had just finished his 5 hours of memory testing with a neuro-psychologist. The Dr. was asking that I come in … More I have learned so much
Oh my the last time I wrote a blog post was in September! 4 months since I posted on this ole blog of mine. Where do I start so much has happened… I have been so busy…. I have been overwhelmed and honestly, tired. Tired of living in chaos, tired of always being tired, tired … More Oh my, This is Embarrassing!