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Had lunch with retirees from my husbands Job
Tuesday, August 06, 2019      7 comments

Each one shared what they have been doing since they retired. Almost each one of them has taken an extended vacation somewhere. Each share grandchildren stories, successful kid stories, upgrades on their houses etc. pictures on cellphones being ... Read more
A new month
Monday, August 05, 2019      5 comments

A season change and everything seems so different. I have lived in such a dark hopeless place for so long and it’s as if I am walking out into the sunshine after months in a dark cold dreary cave. Everything seems more alive, more colorful, more... Read more
Indescribable feeling
Friday, August 02, 2019      7 comments

A peaceful serene freshness. A huge sigh of relief. A calm gentle soft feeling. A sense of safety and security. We have lived in fear, turmoil, threats, stalking, despair, and hopeless foe so long. From 4/4/17 when the first sexual assault occur... Read more
Day of court
Thursday, August 01, 2019      7 comments

Obviously I couldn’t sleep. So many thoughts I wrestle with. I prepare myself by practicing in my head the steps we make from the van into security. Walking through the medal detectors, taking the stairway up to the second floor. Checking in wit... Read more
My never ending story
Wednesday, July 31, 2019      4 comments

We Just met with the prosecutor to be prepared for court tomorrow and as expected if #2 shows up he will be spending 6 weeks in jail for violating his probation which was more time served than what he did to my daughter. Once that time is comple... Read more
Here we go again
Tuesday, July 30, 2019      6 comments

My husband and I took time for us to a mini getaway we haven’t had since the sexual assault of my daughter and came home to the usual drama. Since October 9 I lost who I was and have been consumed by these 3 court cases. Thursday is finally sen... Read more
How far would you go?
Thursday, July 25, 2019      8 comments

If given a situation like ours what advice would you give yourself? Yesterday the caregiver was 15 minutes late and instead of staying the 15 minutes longer left. 23.00 per hour we are paying and trying it for one month to know if it even makes ... Read more
Free life lesson
Tuesday, July 23, 2019      3 comments

Today ends our Tuesday ritual of end violent encounter sessions we have faithfully been going to since that dreaded day of October 9. Sad to say goodbye and yet it’s time. It was free and they were about my daughters age so she looked at them a... Read more
Stepping out
Sunday, July 21, 2019      5 comments

I humbled myself and put out my cry for help. I threw in my life preserver because I am drowning. Tomorrow after a month of no phone service we are sitting at my daughters complex to wait for Frontier to fix her phone line. Then drive to stand i... Read more
Another delay
Thursday, July 18, 2019      6 comments

Our guy #1 is still roaming and now a total of 4 churches have called the police on him. Yesterday when interviewing a at home service they knew about the sexual assaults where my daughter lives but didn’t realize it was my daughter. They have a... Read more
Be thankful for “normal kids”
Wednesday, July 17, 2019      3 comments

No matter what I decide I am screwed. If I go the group home option we pay out of pocket the difference the state pays vs living cost which can vary 800.00 and higher per month. She is too high functioning for DHS home health care so I was given... Read more
Sandwich generation is hard
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      4 comments

We were at the pond helping my parents with days of trimming, weeding, raking and got the pond people ready. We cleaned up after the party and back to our reality. My daughters landline with Frontier that has been out since June 23 still was not... Read more
A unexpected emotion
Tuesday, July 09, 2019      5 comments

Today after taking my daughter back to her complex there was a yard full of personal belongings people were pawning through. As we walked by one of the residents let us know it was all from guy #2 apartment. I tried to hide my tears as the empa... Read more
Finally a pond day
Monday, July 08, 2019      3 comments

We were able to work from 8-4 and I got to pull weeds and added the blue coloring in the pond as the rest were spreading wood chips that have been washed away with our season of rain. This Sunday is my parents first party of the year and so much... Read more
So much for a month of escape
Monday, July 01, 2019      5 comments

Again canceled another vacation we had planned because of my daughter and these men. I had something to look forward to and a month of not having to deal with any of this only to have it all change again. I am thankful for the sheriffs office fo... Read more

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