Happy New Year 2023

I haven’t posted in a while so I thought I would come on here and wish you all A Happy New Year. I hope it’s a great one for everyone. I have had this blog since 2016. I can’t believe it. I started it when my mom was diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Now it’s almost three years since my mom has passed away. I still miss my mom and my dad four years since my dad.

I would like to keep writing and sharing with you. I haven’t had many thoughts lately. I need to keep pushing forward. I prob should make time to keep writing and sharing. Life sometimes get so busy but I know I need to make the time. I will try my hardest to stay connected to my blog. For now have a great day and keep pressing on.

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This time of yearAlmost always brings me to tearsI love the fall and all the leaves butIt also brings back memories of days gone by. Some good some bad. I remember when I was a kid when fall came we would always rake leaves into a big pile and then jump into them. That was so much fun. Now I don’t see many kids doing that. It was just a simple thing but it was really fun. I remember going trick or treating with my cousins and going to my aunts house with the costumes that had the masks with the rubber bands. They would rip before you put them on. Then we would go all over town and the houses that had porch lights we would stop at. We got a lot of candy we would walk and walk down each street. We would go at least for a couple hours til our bags were full. Then I still remember my mom dumping all our candy checking to make sure it was alright to eat. That was so fun too. Now probably things are different. But back then we did all of that. I remember making my own Halloween costume to I was raggedy Andy and my friend was raggedy Ann. We made hair out of yarn and found old clothes to wear. That was special making a Halloween costume for yourself. Those days are gone too. Now everyone wants to go to Walmart or Spirit of Halloween to go purchase their costume. I love the fall so much I also remember when I was in youth group we used to have a hay ride every year. Some people from our church had a big wagon and they would put bails of hay on it and we would jump on top and ride around. What fun that was and then go back and have hot apple cider and some delicious donuts for a great treat. Those days are gone now. What do you remember when you were a kid in the Fall and Halloween? 🎃🎃🎃

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I wrote this poem. My dad passed away about 3 months ago and it’s been very difficult on me. My moms in a nursing home and I can go visit her but it’s not the same anymore. I’m trying my best for her so it helps me to write and share. I hope you like it. Have a great day.😊

How do I pick up

The broken pieces

To my heart

It’s shattered in a million pieces.

I don’t know where to start

My dad is gone now and

My mom has no mind

Left to even know who I am

It’s very hard to understand

All the things that are important

To hug and tell the people that you love

How you feel!

All you can do is try and go on

Without them.

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Less chair

My dads been gone two months today! I still miss him very much. It still doesn’t seem possible to me that he’s gone but he is and I got to get used of it ! This Christmas will be very hard cuz this will be my first Christmas without my dad. My mom is in the nursing home and she can’t come out because her health isn’t that good so it’s going to be a very different day for me! Cherish all your loved ones cuz you never know how long they will be here. I wrote this poem. I hope you all have Happy Holidays! Thank you for reading my blog!

There will be one

Less chair

This year even

When there’s cheer!

It won’t be the same

Without you!

It will never be the

Same again!

We will try and go on

Without you!

But it will be blue

No matter what we do!

We all miss you so


And wish we could have

Just one more touch

With you!

My sweet dad!

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My dad

I’m very sorry to tell you but I’m dad passed away on October 13th! I miss him everyday and it’s very hard. These past few weeks have been a roller coaster ride but I made it through. My mom is still hanging on she’s now in a nursing home and I go visit her just about every day! I’m so thankful that I got to spend a lot of time with my dad and my mom as I did. I miss him very much and I wrote this poem.

How do I say good bye

To a guy

Who has been with me my

Whole life?

The guy who helped me ride my bike

Drive a car for the first time

The guy who walked me into school

For the very first time

My dad

He’s gone now and it’s so hard

To understand it all

I got to try and get by

I love him so much and I

Wish I would of told him


Cuz now it’s to late to tell him

All the things I should of

He will live in my heart forever

My dad! ❤️💕

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The Fall

I haven’t been on here much so I thought I would come on and tell you how things are going. I love the fall it’s my favorite time of year the air starts getting crisp and the leaves start changing! My mom is not doing to good. It’s a daily struggle to try and take care of her. It is a very challenging thing for sure but Iv been trying my very best. That’s all I can do right now. Please if you could say a short prayer for my family because it’s very hard. I appreciate it so much! Have a wonderful day and enjoy all you can ! 😊🌈

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I wrote this poem. My days are filled with many emotions. My moms dementia is progressing very rapidly and it’s very hard to bare it all ! So writing helps me. I hope you like it and have a wonderful day! 😊

Sometimes I feel

Like my moms

Guardian angel!

I was sent here

To take care of her in

Her time of need!

I don’t have wings to fly!

But I’m there for her


She needs it

I wouldn’t want it any other way

I would do it all over again

And be my Mom’s

Guardian Angel 😇😊❤️🌈

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My parents celebrated their 60th Anniversary yesterday. I’m so thankful for that they stayed together through everything. Some days are better than others but we do our best. It can be a challenge at times. I wrote this poem I hope you like it. Have a great day! 😊

It’s been 60 years

Since my parents said I do

They love each other and

Through it all

Their still together.

Even through the

Tough days!

I’m so thankful

For that!

They never gave up

No matter what came

Their way and to me

That is such a special gift

You could give

Someone that

You love.

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One day

I haven’t been on here as Much as I would like. I have been very busy taking care of my mom. She is declining very fast and it’s not easy to watch. Everyday is a new day and a different challenge! I wrote this poem I hope you like it! Have a great day!

One day she will be gone

And I won’t be going


It will be so strange

I won’t know

What to do?

All this pain and struggle

Will just fade away

And I won’t have my mom anymore!

But she will be

At peace from all

This suffering!

All I can do is wait

For her final day!

And know I did my best

While taking

Care of her!

It won’t be easy

To say goodbye!

But it will

Be a end to

All this


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