Category: Health

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A Double Portion in 2021

Tonight while on a call the facilitator asked for prayer requests. Over and over again I rehearsed my prayer requests only to decide not to speak. And then she asked again. And again – and again and every time she asked I bit my tongue and hid my requests in my heart. After others had shared their prayer requests, she shared her own and … Read More A Double Portion in 2021

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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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This is an Emergency

Just about every financial expert encourages us to save for an emergency. For the most part, they’re talking about home repairs, unexpected bills and even job loss. But a few days ago I experienced a personal emergency that nothing to do with bills. I had a breakdown. I had an uncontrollable, emotional breakdown. It was fight or flight and I chose flight because I … Read More This is an Emergency

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No Coincidences

My brother and I handle my mom’s finances. And every month on the 3rd, my brother goes to the bank for my mom. He withdraws money from her account, gives her some cash and sends the rest of it to me to pay her bills. Since I’m in town and was already on my way to her place, he suggested I take the money … Read More No Coincidences

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