What About Dad? Caring For Seniors Requires Compassion, Humor & Patience…

What About Dad? Caring For Seniors Requires Compassion, Humor & Patience...

Most children never consider the possibility of having to care for their parents as children. The reality of having an elderly parent struggling with health issues is a shocking surprise for a person you once viewed as strong and capable of handling anything on their own. Ten years ago, my husbands father who had been … [Read more…]

Sickness, Setbacks And Seeking Treatment- Self Diagnosis Didn’t Solve My Problems…

Sickness, Setbacks And Seeking Treatment- Self Diagnosis Didn't Solve My Problems...

Being an identical twin, it’s unusual that my twin sister hasn’t had any of the health issues that I have. We have numerous twins in our family that include distant cousins, aunts and uncles. Our grandfather was also a twin.Thankfully, Cindy was spared from all of the health issues that I’ve had including Precious Puberty, … [Read more…]

Memorial Day Weekend Brings A Few Surprises To My Usually Perfectly Executed Orchestrated Agenda…

Memorial Day Weekend Brings A Few Surprises To My Usually Perfectly Executed Orchestrated Agenda...

Gearing up for the holiday weekend, my husband made his usual run to Lowe’s for new flags and our weekend chore list. Flags need to be in perfect condition at our home and since my husband was a bit dissatisfied with our neighbor, Adam’s flag that had been up the past five years and it … [Read more…]

The “Let’s Do This” Diet? My Team Jumps On The Bandwagon…

The "Let's Do This" Diet? My Team Jumps On The Bandwagon...

For as long as I can remember weight has been the yo-yo fight for most of my family.  There are two people who never worry about what they eat or gaining weight around here my brother in law Steve Daniel and my daughter in law Stephanie Hafele.  Steve is within 5 pounds of his high … [Read more…]

The “Thankful Thanksgiving” of my Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

The "Thankful Thanksgiving" of my Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

Families occasionally disagree, but families are permanent and whether you have inlaws or outlaws- looking beyond their flaws and rejoicing in your relationship with them is never more obvious than an accident or unexpected illness that suddenly “brings all of you together.”  Every year brings a new chapter in my life with this year being … [Read more…]