Have any of you noticed our etiquette is missing? I believe Covid stole it! Ever since the world began to open back up – from where it was shut down for the pandemic, I have seen more and more signs of this. Let me give you some examples that I have noticed as an Uber/Lyft … More Covid Stole Our Etiquette!
As we drove home from our 10 day trip yesterday, I started thinking about this blog. I was reviewing in my mind what I needed to put where when we unloaded the car. We chose to drive my husband’s 2018 Dodge Challenger, with it’s massive trunk and it was packed full! Some of the trunk … More What Are You Packing? (Traveling With Food Issues & Chronic Pain)
I ordered some new things for my mom on Amazon. Her assisted living is nice, and she has the ability to have her own things there and make it sort of her own. She isn’t able to go shopping anymore, and while I may be able to get her focused enough for a moment to … More Shopping Without Mom
Have you ever noticed how some people seem to be rushing around, always exhausted, and yet they don’t really seem to be accomplishing anything more or getting any further ahead than everyone else? Or how about the ones who say that they really would like to make extra money but just don’t have enough time … More 3 Strategies To Give You More Time
So, I met the person of my dreams. He is honest and loyal. Compassionate and forgiving. He loves me for exactly who I am and encourages me to become who I am supposed to be. He is always there when I need him and never acts disappointed in me – even though I continue to … More Don’t Judge My Relationship
One of my friends was discussing how they couldn’t believe someone they knew had hired help for doing things around the house like cleaning and such. They had hired someone to do tasks that the person was fully capable of performing. They said that was ridiculous, and then they asked if I thought it was … More When They Stop – The World Stops
In the year 2020, many begged for time to speed up, to get us in to 2021 and out of the craziness we were living in. It was as if we believed that if the calendar changed – so too would our circumstance. Funny, isn’t it? As if wishing time away could happen, and if … More Turning Back Time
I reflect back on when Jorjia and I talked about creating Conquer With Hope. Life was certainly different then! It was funny, Jorjia and I both felt led to write a blog, and we were kind of nervous about approaching each other, because unbeknownst to us – we both felt led to write one and … More Happy 4th Birthday Conquer With Hope Blog!!!
Have you ever had that conversation with a five-year-old? You know, the one where you make a comment or statement and they ask “why?” You explain it they ask “why” again? You may continue to explain or you may get frustrated and brush it off. But no matter how many answers you give them, they … More But, why?
As I begin to jot this down, I am practically in tears. Today has been one of those days. Perhaps you can relate. I had grand plans. I had my alarm set to have plenty of time to accomplish all that I needed and not be rushed or stressed. And yet…. here I am running … More Pull Over!!!