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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
Our never ending story
Sunday, June 30, 2019      6 comments

We came home from church to a call from the police department. Our #1 guy we just had the sentencing for the judge said is harmless and since he is in a wheel chair is not a threat and can’t get around. Happened he had 2 area churches call the ... Read more
Thankful we are done with this judge
Friday, June 28, 2019      5 comments

My daughter read her statement and I read mine and even after expressing my frustration of a system that has failed her the judge was going to let him off with nothing. I made it a point of expressing how he has used his old age and all his phys... Read more
Today closure for #1
Thursday, June 27, 2019      11 comments

Our day in court for sentencing. We already know it is just probation and nothing will be added. My daughter is reading her victim statement she wrote and standing up to be heard. I will take mine but the judge, prosecutor, probation officer and... Read more
I am going public
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      8 comments

There is a calling I feel led to do - to become a proverb 31:8 mom. - “speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves”. I have the platform. I have the mission. I have the passion, the determination, the time. And I definitely have the life ... Read more
It’s over, yet a new beginning
Monday, June 24, 2019      6 comments

Friday both 2 & 3 pleaded guilty to lessor charges and now Both are on the sex offenders list. A flood of raw emotions released as 2 years of fighting for justice ended. We spent our first weekend at the pond and had just arrived when my parent... Read more
And onto another month
Friday, June 21, 2019      5 comments

Court Thursday I Was hoping but #3 no plea so trial next month. Today court #2 but probably same results. This is having such a toll in so many aspects. My husband and I are going to begin marital counseling which I never thought ever we would ... Read more
Haven’t written in a while
Monday, June 17, 2019      7 comments

Court this Thursday and Friday still in the pre trial stages. Another negative confrontation about my daughter not living back with us and me allowing her to live alone. She offered to have her move in with her and I said great! We can try that ... Read more
This week is a time out
Tuesday, June 11, 2019      6 comments

First week in months no police, prosecutor, court, or proceedings. Such a welcome breather. I have decided to drop our crisis therapist and use that day to rebuild what’s been lost. I dropped my daughters talk doctor and replaced her with musi... Read more
I love My SparkPeople friends
Sunday, June 09, 2019      8 comments

You support me, encourage me, lift me up. You are here with your caring sincere comments. I used to journal but now I blog and instead of just words on paper I get responses. Even when the responses are I am lost for words, I don’t know what t... Read more
Sun is shining
Saturday, June 08, 2019      4 comments

In the 70’s and I just finished a 5k and a hour massage. Now that is one mood lifter upper! My daughter was 40 seconds slower than i was and my husband 4 minutes faster but then again I didn’t or haven’t felt like or had time to even train for... Read more

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