One of the greatest freedoms in life is realizing you don’t have control over anything. Now breathe… Look, I know that it’s very easy to get caught up in the day-to-day hustle of living. There will be times when you’ll feel like you are coasting. You’ve got the routines down and all is well. But, … Continue reading Caregiver Fact #3: You Can’t Control Everything
Hey Folks! I hate taking medicine! As I’ve learned more about the potential damage that aspirin and other non-steroidal pain relievers can cause, I sought out alternatives. I have an old whiplash injury from 2010. It can be a frustrating pain as depending on what I have going on, it can get stronger and quite … Continue reading 3 Natural Pain Relievers
Hey folks! (Hopefully you get the pop music reference.) I thought I would take a few minutes to share my super-simple beet snack recipe. My family loves these beets and it’s such an easy thing to make, I thought I would share. They are a great, healthy snack, or a great addition to a … Continue reading Just Beet It!
It’s such a peaceful moment. I like to stop and appreciate these times. I don’t know how many are left, and I relish every one of them. We’re sitting here doing our thing. Mama is basically chilling out listening to her iPad and I’m working on the blog. I am starting to notice so many … Continue reading One of the Sweetest Days Ever!
Being self-less means taking care of yourself. A paradox, huh? I’m not going to sugar-coat the realities. Caregiving is hard work! At the same time, it’s one of the most rewarding endeavors in life one can do. Your heart becomes so full of love and care you think it’s going to burst. Whether for family … Continue reading Caregiver Fact #2: Take Care of Yourself
Hey Folks! So I’m a little frustrated because my Dad won’t let us help him. I’m all for the elderly independence. But, a few days ago, he pulled his shoulder. No doubt it happened while lifting my mom, who has multiple sclerosis. He still lifts her, but now putting the stress more on the other … Continue reading Today’s Parent Struggle
Hey folks! So today is Saturday and it’s my day to cook for the parental units. I thought I would share one of the things that I use as a staple in my cooking — home-made bone broth. It’s NOTHING like the store-bought stuff. My family drinks it every day — even in the summer. … Continue reading Bone Brothety Goodness!