Category: Caregiver

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Don’t Give Up

Last week I was on the phone with the receptionist at one of my mom’s doctors’ offices and I broke down. She called to explain that my mother needed to have a procedure done the very next day, and…..I broke down. What she didn’t know is that ten minutes earlier, I was on a call with my mom, her care provider and one of … Read More Don’t Give Up

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This Year

Written on April 14th, 2021 While in the shower today, I’ve been in deep reflection about the happenings of this year. This has been a challenging start to the year. It’s been both revelatory and extremely hard. Through it all, God has shown up in incredible, Word-confirming ways! You haven’t heard from me for a while because I didn’t have the energy to write. … Read More This Year

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Where is Your Faith?

I used to cry when I couldn’t get in contact with my mom. Sometimes days would go by without a returned call and I was convinced something bad happened and I would cry. Then we’d finally talk to each other and the cycle would start all over again. Eventually, I decided it was the phone that was the issue so I bought my mom … Read More Where is Your Faith?

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Everything Changed at Midnight

Last Monday my mom had a really important surgery. Leading up to it, I’d called ahead to see if I could put my name on the list to wait in the waiting room you know, because of Covid. After talking to the nurses’ supervisor I was on the list! I’d prepared everything – food for when she could eat again, water in the meantime … Read More Everything Changed at Midnight

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The Mom Post

It’s taken me forever to write this post but here it goes. I didn’t come to Cali to kick it and I didn’t come to stay. I came to help my mom. Health challenges began years ago. If I’m honest, I saw it coming – and since April of 2016, things have been drastically different. Now, every year presents a new challenge. Some of … Read More The Mom Post

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