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Memorial Day Weeked

May 29th, 2010 · No Comments

I cannot believe it is Memorial Day Weekend already.  This year is going by so very quickly.  Maybe it is all the stress I am and have been under.  I am not sure.  Maybe it is a lack of sleep.  Who knows. I know I am very tired and run down and am very much [...]

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Excited about getting a pool!!!

May 29th, 2010 · No Comments

With my mom’s condition, going through a divorce, etc… I decided to get an above ground pool for us this summer.  I cashed out one of my IRAs to do it….but after seeing what my mom is going through, I decided life is too short.  She scraped and saved all of her life to enjoy [...]

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Mom…

May 29th, 2010 · No Comments

I have learned that there is NO such thing as getting an Alzheimer’s patient prepared for a move.  My soon-to-be-ex husband was trying to help me out last night since I was working 3rd shift and needed to be ready for the movers the next day. He was going to try to empty her clothes [...]

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Getting Mom Prepared

May 29th, 2010 · No Comments

As you know, I am dealing with a mom with Alzheimer’s disease.  It is horrible to have to go through for the family as well as the patient.  I have been talking to her for weeks about how nice it would be for her to have an apartment with calm and quiet instead of our [...]

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Rough, Busy Week

May 29th, 2010 · No Comments

I was able to get all of the arrangements made to get mom’s assisted living apartment ready this week.  I decided to go to my local Rent-a-Center to furnish it so that they could move the furniture in for me. They were great and the manager gave me an awesome deal since I was getting [...]

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Weekend Break

May 21st, 2010 · No Comments

I have been so stressed lately with dealing with my mom’s Alzheimer’s, going through a divorce, and having my hours cut in half at work that it is not even funny.  My mom is spending the weekend at an Alzheimer’s care unit to give me a bit of a break for the weekend. Aside from [...]

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The Dreaded Diagnosis

May 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Although I am a healthcare worker, seeing my mom go through the stages of Alzheimer’s has been horrible for all involved.  It is such a stressful thing for my mom and my kids and me.  My mom now fights constantly with my 10-year old because they are on about the same level.  She blames everything [...]

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Tags: family · health

Vacation Time and Free Dining at Disney World!

May 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Summer is rapidly approaching and school is nearly out for the summer.  Vacation time is here once again! I am so happy that Disney World is offering the Free Dining Plan again! I became a Disney Travel Specialist back in January and I just LOVE my job.  I love all things Disney.    Let me [...]

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Tags: family · kids · summer · travel · vacation

New Career Opportunty for Me!

December 4th, 2009 · No Comments

I applied recently to become a Disney Travel Specialist and got the job.    I love to plan vacations especially Disney, and now I will earn money to do it.  I am currently doing the Disney College of Knowledge, and once I complete it I will be ready to start booking vacations. I am so [...]

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Snow

December 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

We have snow in the forecast this weekend.  I really hope we get some.  We have not had a good snow in YEARS.  I would love for my kids to get a snow big enough to play in before they grow up. I wish we would get a good enough snow to use our sleds.  [...]

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