Monthly Archives: January 2012

Insight

I don’t know if this will come across as insightful or insane.  But while just staring out the window it came to me.  I realized a major part of the reason I feel loss is I no longer have a purpose.  … Continue reading

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Feeling Lost

The thing that has surprised me the most so far about my Mother’s death is how lost I feel.  For almost 2 1/2 years, every day was planned around her.  At first we needed to check on her daily and make … Continue reading

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A Lonely Place

We live near the cemetery where my family is buried.  On our way out of the neighborhood, we go right by it.  After my Aunt died in 1991, I avoided driving by the cemetery for probably two months.  Now that my … Continue reading

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Searching For Our New Normal

The past seven months have been spent at my Mother’s house. Our daily routine would be the same every day. My Mother always was a person of habit and the dementia did not take that away. Up until the last few … Continue reading

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Picking up the pieces and moving forward

 I have lived between two homes for most of the past year.  My life has been split between my Mother’s needs and my families needs.  So much of last year was lost because of her illness and the level of care … Continue reading

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2012

I love January 1st, I love picking out a new calendar for the year.  Even though I always wait until they go on sale, I never have trouble finding one I like.  We have had calendars that featured barns, quilts, flowers, national parks, and … Continue reading

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