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Tina
Soon to celebrate 30 years of marriage to Joel, mom of 3 (two with me and one in heaven) Ryan 12/7/87 - 2/23/93, Chelsea and Zach
Interests: Reading, running, paper crafts, card making, writing, photography, scrapbooking
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Its funny how this blog post could change depending on the day I write it... That's how much of a roller coaster our lives are right now with Debbie. There are days where she is awesome and you can see... Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at Just a minute of my time...
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As Deb and I spend our days together, traveling to therapy and other adventures we always enjoy listening to the 70's station and sing along to most of the songs. They say music is good therapy in itself and I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Just a minute of my time...
April List your favorite quotes the words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? it is what it is blame keeps wounds open, only forgiveness heals Be with those who bring... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Just a minute of my time...
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The most complex yet the most amazing organ in the human body! The average brain weighing about three-pounds is the home of intelligence, interpreter of the senses, initiator of body movement and controller of our behavior. The brain is the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
April List your childhood and current dream jobs A writer Photographer Secretary designer party planner professional wine taster poet book reviewer a model (hey it says childhood or current) Decorator Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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A blizzard comes in with such furry and covers our streets causing accident and more, with our Ohio weather we can have 3 seasons in one day and your life can change in an instant. Then the sun comes out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Spending the weekend with my mother I observed and wrote... She's with you but she could be alone she's thinking but there's nobody home she notices but she doesn't really see and I can't help but wonder what she will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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There are days I get so frustrated with life... so many ups and downs in these stress filled days! While at lunch with Debbie the other day I could feel myself becoming unglued as I tried to deal with an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
I will post link on blog - I agree I couldn't imagine doing this and coming up with lists
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April List the things you want to make art journals a book scrapbooks people happy photographs brain injury journals new friends new recipes Here is a link to follow along if you too would like to participate in the 52... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Everyday I try and fit time in for everyone and everything needed in my life. Whether I am helping others or helping myself, it is a constant shuffle of finding balance. Feeling depleted from the days activities reminds me that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Two steps back... Done with radiation... a huge step, yes, yet its been a few weeks and we haven't seen much improvement in anything else. In fact we are in a two steps back phase. This week we've attended several... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Growing up I never thought it possible, the world couldn't possibly continue without him? And yet it did... From the moment I walked out of that hospital room where he lay in Parma, I noticed the television playing loudly in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
March List the things that feel like home a cup of coffee and warm blanket fireplace a safe zone a dog and cat nearby dinner cooking country furnature stacks of books all around hemlock trees porch swing birds singing lake... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
Heard this poem at a support group meeting and I'm sure it can apply to many peoples lives... When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Can you make a difference in twelve weeks? I'm about to find out... Starting today I have 12 weeks until I turn 50, and while I'm not as concerned about the number, I do want to challenge myself to do... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Confabulation... When I first heard that word I was thinking of Elmer Fudd saying something and yet reading it in a report on Deb and again on a brain injury website I learned it is a real word and a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
March List your essentials love honesty hope hubby family camera iphone razors books kindle running pen paper writing lip gloss hair straightener cozy blankets Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Have you met these people? They try and try to bring sadness or upset into your life and yet each day you get up singing like the characters in whoville... Because you have a choice. You can either let their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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What do you do when you feel overwhelmed with life? There are days when I feel like life is falling in on me from so many directions, forging me into something new. I've always been a journaler, and as these... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Life has been counted by the weeks... Three weeks in ICU, 2 weeks in step down, five weeks at Lakewood hospital, endless weeks at Mentis in Stow and most recently, 5 weeks of radiation. "wow, that's a lot of time!"... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
List the ways you can cleanse for spring healthy eating habits letting go of things I cannot change cleaning out house beginning in basement water... more water reading and writing more digging deep finding grace donate, give, share Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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As we drive down the road listening to 70's songs and singing "you make me feel like dancing" at the top of our lungs, I am reminded of the sister I had before the surgery. We laugh and sing and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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I often wonder what goes on in her head? What she's thinking, remembering or if its just like static on a television... a sort of silence? She doesn't say much when you are with her, except for thank you, repeating... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
March List the places you want to go Ireland The Biltmore - Ashville NC Cruise Alaska Cruise Bahamas broadway shows summer concerts Zen Center in SF Cali get my hair done see my sister ring bell once radiation complete facials... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...