Tag: Mothers

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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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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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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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Obedience

A couple of years ago I took the only picture I have with both of my parents and as soon as my dad walked away I cried. In that moment, after taking that picture, I felt part-of in a way I hadn’t before. My mom looked over and asked what was wrong but it was too deep to go all the way into it. … Read More Obedience

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Good Day Turned Bad

When things get tough or when I know I’m about to go on a hard journey, I tend to wear something affirming. Today I’m wearing this shirt because yesterday was hard, real hard, and it’s bleeding into today. Have you ever had a good day and at the very end of the day it took a sharp turn? Yesterday was that day. At 5PM … Read More Good Day Turned Bad

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