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Just hit replay
Friday, February 28, 2020      2 comments

This gets really old really fast! A Different agency and the same results. We rearranged our schedule to accommodate and as usual the day they are to show up they call they are running late and instead of 130 will be there are 320. Then at 330... Read more
Working on creativity
Thursday, February 27, 2020      2 comments

Creativity means looking at the same thing as everybody else and seeing something different. I read a recent quote -“ the capacity to care is the thing that gives life its deepest significance and meaning. “ Today we have hope! We meet with the... Read more
First swim practice
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      2 comments

My daughter has not been in a pool since Special Olympics last June. First night first lap they lay on their back, look straight up at the ceiling holding a floating device with arms crossed to go from one end of the pool to the other using just... Read more
Came across a Cherokee prayer
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      4 comments

O great spirit help me always to speak the truth, to listen with an open mind when others speak, and to remember the people that may be found in silence We just came back from the store with one person praising my daughter and her friendly ... Read more
Been reading a book to prevent caretaker burnout
Monday, February 24, 2020      4 comments

One of the main factors is laughter - a good laugh! Helps with digestion, raises pulse, improves concentration, strengthens muscles, lowers blood pressure, activates the creative center of the brain, Stimulation of the heart and endocrine system... Read more
Your the best kind of friends!
Sunday, February 23, 2020      5 comments

We Took her back to the doctor Friday and besides pulling her muscle Thursday she also had kidney infection. Between pain pills, antibiotics, heat, ice, support belt and staying with us for the weekend she is doing great! I knew if I asked you... Read more
Back again
Friday, February 21, 2020      5 comments

My daughter twisted her back when bowling in August and getting past all of that she has had no problems until yesterday. She called crying after work because her back hurt so bad. She was doing dishes at work and bent over and must have twisted... Read more
The Impact we make to others does make a difference
Thursday, February 20, 2020      4 comments

We spend almost 2 years with e.v.e (end violent encounters) which provides free counseling for sexual abuse victims and families . The volunteers are there for college credits to learn from real life experiences. I heard from two of them yester... Read more
In the minds eye
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      7 comments

We were like kids going to the planetarium as it was a whole new experience. My daughter is involved in another agency and last night was the first outing. This is for the sensory challenged, autistic, special needs, individuals , with lights u... Read more
Making her appointments an adventure
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      4 comments

She went with her group to a Friday night movie at east lansing 10.50 a ticket. Shocked since our movie theater is 4.00 per ticket anytime any movie. We were people watching and saw every thing and was hit up for money 3 times. One drag queen w... Read more
Happy Valentine’s day
Friday, February 14, 2020      2 comments

a day to love, for love, remember loved ones and share love. We may not all have a “valentine” but we all have experienced and know love. In the past i rarely spoke or used the word and avoided it as being a hallmark money making holiday. The... Read more
Be the blessing others seek
Thursday, February 13, 2020      2 comments

Today My compassionate, loving, caring special friend Jesse is alongside a family member not knowing the outcome or seriousness of what the procedure will reveal. My dear sweet encouraging friend Christine is accompanying her son who spoke up a... Read more
Power of words
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      5 comments

I have said, wrote, and believed so many negative words about myself. For standing up on behalf of my daughter I referred to myself as being a co-victim. By speaking it, I declared it and I became one. therefore- I was! But I am not a co... Read more
Day 4
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      5 comments

Last night in class a couple of women that were also at the weekend seminar commented how different I look and they can see a transformation in me. One said that she had the vision I was a bird flying around trapped in a cage that kept trying ... Read more
Day 3
Monday, February 10, 2020      5 comments

When I change others change. I went to church yesterday and 3 people actually said - you look different. No kidding - they actually noticed. I asked my husband walking to the car afterwards and he said I always looked down, my shoulders were ... Read more

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