Mom and I are at a Mastermind in Las Vegas right now and it is incredible. I am excited and exhausted. My cup is full and so is my notebook. And as I am writing this post I am so done ‘peopling’. The last 48 hours – I have been pushed to, and pushed past … More Breaking down to build back up
Sometimes I completely blew my mom’s mind. I know that. She even would say to me that she totally didn’t get me, but nevertheless, she supported me. I admit, I have looked at her and wondered, how can we be so totally different and yet still be mother and daughter? It isn’t a lack of … More A Moment in the Alzheimer’s Adventure
I have been noticing something as I grow. I have a tendency to scold myself in my head, or to replay the moment where I could have done things better – seemingly in an attempt to punish or reprimand myself. As if I am not already aware that I could have done better. Kind of … More Isn’t it interesting..
Tears running down her face, filled with frustration, and feeling absolutely discouraged, Melody stood in the customer service line. The vacation that she had worked so hard for seemed to be coming to a devastating halt. She couldn’t see a way to repair it. She saw the lady pushing a walker toward her, with a … More Expecting Better