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Foster care home
Tuesday, October 15, 2019      7 comments

My daughter is able to be a part of one without moving in. A wonderful cmh case manager realizes the void for socialization for these special needs individuals since transitions centers were closed by the state. A foster care home has opened th... Read more
Mercy me
Monday, October 14, 2019      3 comments

What an awesome concert so I am sharing some of the lyrics in the song “even if” Someone who can write a song with what I have said so many times. You know God can - but chooses not to. I am Just writing the lines that means the most to me perso... Read more
the Many hats we wear
Sunday, October 13, 2019      8 comments

Or mask we hide behind or roles we play in a lifetime. The phases in a life, the changes, the losses and the battles. Not one person can escape the scars of a broken relationship or avoid the pain of the stopped loving them today with the last... Read more
Life is a four letter word
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      15 comments

I feel like I am divorcing my daughter. My greatest fear is becoming my reality as I always questioned what happens to her without me.when I give up guardianship I loose all legal rights and they can place her anywhere they choose. To be told sh... Read more
Another typical day
Monday, October 07, 2019      4 comments

I met with our representative and she was honest enough to let me know she is spending the next year on her re-election. My f.o.i.a will not happen this term and if bill 4076 hits the floor I need to get backing and support to push it through.... Read more
Sunday, October 06, 2019      2 comments

Never put off tomorrow what I can do today! We’re Meeting with our state representative in the morning. I have written to her numerous times over the year and already know her stand. She has already let me know she is just a freshman and can... Read more
One day my persistence will be pay off
Thursday, October 03, 2019      3 comments

Yesterday we met with another director from another special needs agency and again told the same thing as everyone else. “I’ve never came across this before” “I will look into this” he has already sent me 3 emails and not even 8:00 and again I ... Read more
Finding my new normal
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      4 comments

I am beyond my comfort zone and in my first ever small group with women that meet every Tuesday. Only know them by name and not personally. We are going through the book it’s not supposed to be this way. Last night I sat and cried through mos... Read more
Happy October
Tuesday, October 01, 2019      7 comments

A year ago oct 9 the assault happened that changed my life. It has been the most difficult, life changing, challenging, year. Now it’s time to move on. I already log my water and track my food and it’s time to get serious about me. I go to t... Read more
We saw the movie peanut butter falcon
Sunday, September 29, 2019      5 comments

It gives people with “normal” kids a glimpse into our world of parents with special needs. Every time she says something she says mother first to know she has my attention. She is so focused on what she wants and does not take no for an answer.... Read more
When all I have is this
Saturday, September 28, 2019      2 comments

Now that we are done with court we are history and their jobs continue as they move on with the next family and next case. Our disability network person left. Our cmh case manager is turning us over to a new one. Our therapy sessions have reach... Read more
Blessed are the meek
Sunday, September 22, 2019      3 comments

First Sunday I was in church in 3 weeks since we hit the news. Of course well meaning caring people gave their support of dissatisfaction over the details of the poorly written article. Yesterday i went out in public and threw candy in my husb... Read more
Season of change
Friday, September 20, 2019      3 comments

Positive note no court! The funeral home was wonderful and allowed us to go before the family and anyone else so my daughter could have her alone time with her step grandpa and avoid the whole x family thing. Another testing of my character as ... Read more
Almost tried zumbini
Tuesday, September 17, 2019      4 comments

Our gym offers first class free incentives and this class is offered in the basement in a back room. Walking into a room with 20-30 year olds alone and not knowing anyone was intimidating and the conversation awkward. They were talking about t... Read more
Now what?
Monday, September 16, 2019      3 comments

Even the judge referred to this situation as a senseless tragedy and now this family is having to struggle to find their new norm. I look at each new resident that moves into serenity with caution. Each time I see a man come up to my daughter a... Read more

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