Blessed Beyond Measure

You never know how much you’re blessed until you feel it slipping from your grasp. First and foremost, Happy Belated Thanksgiving from my family to yours. I pray you were able to spend it with people you cherish and love. I was very blessed to have a day with many family members at our Mom’sContinue reading “Blessed Beyond Measure”

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Before & After

  I’ve read that when people grieve they can break it down into two times. Before and After. Before the loss and after the loss. I know this is true. I also know that this just doesn’t apply to the loss of a loved one. It’s also the loss of a function. Before sepsis, myContinue reading “Before & After”

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Days Gone By

As I sit here, I just can’t believe that summertime is over and school is upon us. For some districts, their school has already started. Our summer break didn’t go exactly as planned, but we still managed to squeeze in a few days at the Columbus (Ohio) Zoo and Newport (Kentucky)Aquarium.  Tyson had a blastContinue reading “Days Gone By”

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Me

I don’t recall much since June 26th except monitors, lots of noise, hospital beds, nurses and doctors. I was admitted on 6/26 and released on 7/9 for sepsis resulting from cellulitis infection in my right leg. I almost died. I was sicker than anyone knew. I’ve been out of the hospital since July 9th butContinue reading “Me”

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The Human Spirit

    On May 27, 2019, Memorial Day evening, the lives of hundreds of thousands were changed forever including mine. Here in the State of Ohio, 19 confirmed tornadoes, 15 in the area known as the Miami Valley from where I am from. My family and I were some of the very lucky ones thatContinue reading “The Human Spirit”

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The Half That Makes Me Whole

I wrote this earlier this evening and posted it to my Facebook pages. This Season I’m In I want to scream and cry all at once I want the fear and worry to cease I want to know it will all be okay I want the meltdowns to go away and never come back IContinue reading “The Half That Makes Me Whole”

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Acceptance Is Needed

Genesis 1:27 New Living Translation (NLT) 27 So God created human beings[a] in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. April is Autism Awareness Month, but what I propose is let’s change it to Autism Acceptance month!   Awareness is okay, but acceptance is what isContinue reading “Acceptance Is Needed”

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Reflections in My Mind

Psalm 119:169-170 New Living Translation (NLT) 169 O Lord, listen to my cry; give me the discerning mind you promised. 170 Listen to my prayer; rescue me as you promised. I miss working daily.  I don’t miss rising super early while it’s still dark outside, with little traffic to speak of, but I do missContinue reading “Reflections in My Mind”

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JOY

1 Thessalonians 5:15-19 New International Version (NIV) 15 Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else. 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 19Continue reading “JOY”

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