Category Archives: family issues

A Wrap Up and a Goodbye for Now

As the month ends and we say goodbye to 2017, I wanted to do a year end wrap up and thank you and also say goodbye for now. The little blog that could has grown so immensely and the support … Continue reading

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All signs point to…

via Daily Prompt: Compass All signs point to…a new beginning. Work, love, family, life – all of it has been challenging this year. I started out 2017 hopeful. My compass was pointed away from the path of sadness and despair … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Today in the United States we are celebrating Thanksgiving. I have a lot to be thankful for in my life. My family’s health. Cancer is cruel, it is heartless, it doesn’t discriminate. Having three family members battle cancer at once … Continue reading

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Just Settle In, or Not

via Daily Prompt: Grainy This post was not meant to harm anyone or point to anyone particular in my life. I have done a lot of self-reflection the past two years and have also heard and listened to a lot … Continue reading

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Finding Joy

One thing I can say about my life is that it never goes as planned. I have friends who have gotten married, had kids, decent jobs and life hasn’t totally changed their paths. Of course we all encounter changes – … Continue reading

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The words “I Love You”

The other day my friend’s eight year old son looked at me as we were walking on the beach and said to me “I love you Karen, you are one of my best friends.” My heart absolutely melted. He is … Continue reading

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Slow and steady wins…

via Daily Prompt: Amble Will slow and steady win my heart? My relationship with VG was always pretty slow moving but right now it is more of an amble down relationship lane than a fast reunion. Mostly on my part … Continue reading

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It’s my Blogiversary!

It’s my one year Blogiversary (is that a word?). I cannot believe that one year has already gone by for my blog. I started writing as way to heal myself from all the pain I was experiencing at the time. … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Degree

One thing that I am looking forward to among all the negative in my life right now is going back to school. Actually, I am not looking forward to projects and papers, but I am always excited to increase my … Continue reading

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Still hanging in there…

The past two weeks have been pretty difficult but there have been some bright spots too. I’m still worried about my Dad. My Dad, Mom and I spent time together yesterday – it wasn’t easy but I wanted to keep … Continue reading

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