Category Archives: Inspiration

No Chance

There was no chance to fight the swift and terrible disease called Ovarian Cancer. My sister went in the hospital four days after my mother passed away. Twenty-six days after mother was gone, so was Penny. Gone forever – except … Continue reading

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And So

I was too busy and too tired to write a blog these past few days. My sister has been moved to long-term care. And so we wait.

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Sit & Listen

Well, here I am, unsuccessfully sleeping – so blogging instead. Maybe once I get moved back home, sleep will come easier, but I’m not counting on it. Our medical system is completely whacked. There is no way an insurance company … Continue reading

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Cancer

Waiting and more waiting. We now know my sister has cancer. Just what type and what type of treatment she will need are still to be revealed. People have been telling me to take care of myself too. I’m not … Continue reading

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Adrift

I feel adrift, rocking somewhere in a boat and I can’t see the shore. This boat has no oar, no sails, and no anchor. My anchor is gone. I also feel like I’m living two lives right now. One, in … Continue reading

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Pain

I have never before sat with a person crying from pain for hour upon hour. My sister needed pain meds but was unwilling to get relief – until now. She was afraid of drugs and the side-effects too. In all … Continue reading

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Mom

My mother. I can’t say she’s resting now. For the last twenty years, she used a wheel chair most of the time, so I tend to think she’s hiking, or fishing, or bossing those Welch boys around on my great-grandpa’s … Continue reading

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