Tag Archives: PTSD

This Love Affair Is Over

We first met during a 4-H weekend retreat. One of the older girls in the group introduced us. It was not love at first sight then, in fact you actually made me sick to my stomach. I felt gross and … Continue reading

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Jodi Arias, A Wooden Spoon, and My Mother

The last couple weeks have been once again busy and crazy.Our daughter had a serious car accident and we have a new house guest from India. During the chaos, I fell behind on writing and my routine which includes OCD … Continue reading

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The Water Cooler is Buzzing

I apologize to my readers that I have not yet posted part 2 of when I was stabbed. There could be potentially several parts to that story as the pain and suffering, not only for me, but my children too, … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2012 , Hello 2013

The year started out with a concert that my cousin Tim and his wife, Kris, were able to attend with Ronnie , I and several friends that live out of state. I really enjoy Tim’s company. He is hilarious and … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Nalla Passed Away

December 23rd at 11:07pm my best friend Nalla passed away from a heart attack. Nalla was my Christmas present from Ronnie 16 years ago.

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The House Fire I Survived and Why It Forever Ruined Christmas for Me

The holiday season┬áhas always been difficult for me, even as a child, and especially since the Christmas of 1976, when I was 15 years old. But after having children of my own, I always made sure they had a very … Continue reading

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Welcome to My World

To everyone who is following my blog and taking time to read my posts, I am very touched and grateful. When I started this blog a week ago, I intended for my first post to welcome you to my blog … Continue reading

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