Monthly Archives: November 2011

Who Has It Worse?

When I run into coworkers, friends, family, people from church, etc., I can see in their eyes that they feel sorry for me.  Many say, “I don’t know how you do it, day in and day out. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Last year on this date, Lynn was in the intensive care unit of the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals (MCV).  By today’s date, he had been in the hospital since November 6 and would remain in the hospital another two weeks. During … Continue reading

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We Have Our Van!

Finally after two long weeks of going back and forth and back and forth with the loan  agent, we got approved for the full van loan. As the person who sold us the van said, “I’ve bought houses in less … Continue reading

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Perserverance

Perserverance…that’s what it takes when you are a caregiver.  If at first you don’t succeed, just keep trying till you worry them to death or  you have Devine intervention… We got approved for the patient lift! Through the support of … Continue reading

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The world still doesn’t understand disabilities

  Would you believe I still don’t have the loan settled for our van?  I know God will provide and this van will be ours but it has been so very frustrating dealing with the loan company this week.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Answer to Prayer

  I have often mentioned in my posts that God takes care of us and that our church is an ongoing support group for us.  I want to share with you how I know prayers are answered.  If you follow … Continue reading

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Lord, please…

Over the past week, my concern has grown.  I walk into the room and see him sitting there.  His eyes are shaded in pain–not severe pain–more of an aching discomfort due to the broken skin on his coccyx. We’ve tried … Continue reading

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