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Tina
Married 30 years to my husband Joel, mom of 3 (two with me and one in heaven) Ryan 12/7/87 - 2/23/93, Chelsea and Zach
Interests: Reading, writing, running, paper crafts, photography, scrapbooking
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Sometimes I can't understand this life and what we go through. I had spent the morning thinking about my brother Joe, on August 23rd it was 11 years since his aneurysm burst. He died 25 days later in surgery, but... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Just a minute of my time...
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Can you believe it... Over one year ago Debbie went through brain surgery to remove a tennis ball size tumor, I know that part alone of this story should have us inspired. The medical abilities of today compared to 20... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
thank you, your words mean a lot!
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Its all fun and games until you have to plunge into 10 feet of freezing mud water! The warrior dash has never been on my list of "things to do", but for some reason, turning 50 this year I wanted... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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In a world that feels like everyone is out for themselves, I have found myself purely by accident, in a role of caregiver to many. How does one get this position in life? With Jane, it started out simply to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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We started planning when we were in Hilton Head... We knew we wanted a get together that would include both sides sharing in this exciting time for Chelsea and Anthony. Watching them ask the girls to be their flower girls... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
While searching narcisistic behaviors and other characteristics I came across this insightful information. I think we have all crossed paths with some of these characters. Entitlement thinking. This way of viewing the world is to believe that your way is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Slow motion has always been her speed... If your in a hurry or have to catch a flight, be aware of her speed, because it does not change no matter what you have planned for the day or where you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Finally finding peace... The adventure was one I took on my own, with my own thoughts, memories and dreams. It was one I needed, to face demons that have haunted me throughout my progress in life and grief. Although I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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How wonderful it is to have friends all around this great big world... We had the opportunity to share in Debbie and Dave's son Ryans wedding on Saturday and what a beautiful night it was! Hanging out with this group... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
thank you Nancy for the continued support!
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Sometimes the change is so small or so minute its hard to notice... While things are always changing there are some things I've recognized in her memory building, recently we went to a TBI survivor group picnic and Deb kept... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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the most complicated yet the most complex organ in the human body Think about it, our brains are functioning while we read this post, keeping our heart pumping and all other organs on track while thinking and doing other things... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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is good.... It stirs things up, rocks the boat and most of the time points you in a new direction, and over the past few years, I like the changes I've been through. No they haven't all been easy, but... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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We were walking to the school bus stop, Joe and I, when coming across the center line, on the wrong side of the road, a car advances right behind us, slamming me onto the hood of the car, and then... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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I feel so blessed to know him.... With a gentle smile and kind heart I always seem to melt a bit when I see him. He is soft spoken, hard working and always smiling. His flannel shirts hang loose on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Yesterday I really wanted to talk to my dad, so I stopped at the cemetary... As he walks in the door you already know its a good day by a few significant sounds, the change in his pocket is jingling... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Filled with insane heartache and intense joy... Such an adventure we are on, one that either has us looking in the rearview mirror, or running full speed ahead, ready to take on the next challenge or experience the next joy... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
I began comprising a list of 50 new things that I want to do, see, accomplish, eat or conquer during my 50th year, and have already gotten to cross a few off! Isn't it funny how turning 50 lights a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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A common question I am asked about my sister... and yet there is no easy answer to the question. How she is can differ from day to day, but mostly things stay the same... a snails pace would better describe... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Recently I've taken my photography and favorite quotes and combined them with these results... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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and you try and respond in a way that she will realize she just told you the same story... only she doesn't, it is a new thought for her that she is just sharing with you. Sometimes the stories make... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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While I've thought about doing this and wrote about doing this in a future blog post, I did it first hand, cold turkey, no warning! 8.5 hours with no cell phone! Yep, you read that right, no phone! At first... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Marriage is not easy... Owning a house, having children, paying your bills are just some of the everyday struggles we all go through in a marriage. The odds against us already marrying so young, I just turned twenty and Joel... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Recently I've noticed the chatter that 50 is the new 40... and maybe that's because I'm here... And funny because back in my late 30's and early 40's I felt my worst, still smoking and over weight, I knew I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...