All we have…

Today I was feeling a bit nostalgic. I talked to a friend about her recent road trip with her mother and she commented how long it was and how much driving was involved.  I quickly responded.. Even though it was long, you made memories! Almost immediately a ton of my...

Slipping away

This was my mom and I last May on the Texas coast.  The beach has always been her "happy place" and I wanted to get her there before the disease progressed too much.  This was my moms last trip to the beach.A few weeks ago the Today's Show did segments on...

A whole new world

Today I took a step back from my life and still can't believe how much things have changed since I have become a parent.  Now don't get me wrong, I thought I  "knew" how our life would be; no sleep, less freedom, etc etc Honestly now I can say I had no idea...

Mom’s big move

(This post was written on 12/14/12 and I just now remembered to publish it.  Ahhhh.... preggo brain) This week has been one of the most stressful weeks I have had in a very long time.  Monday we moved my mother into an assisted living facility.  I told...

Taking control for mom

Most days I am overjoyed and so incredibly Blessed at my growing belly.  I feel my sweet little girl inside of me and can't help but thank God for this opportunity that I never thought I would experience.  I can't think of anything more exciting or wonderful...

God’s Plan

Last Thursday morning I felt in complete control of my life. I finally had an Alzheimer's diagnosis for my mom and our next in vitro cycle was scheduled for next week. It's amazing how The Lord has a way of changing things. :)By Thursday afternoon I sadly realized...

My disappearing mom

This past Tuesday in yet another doctors visit with my mom, I came to the conclusion..,.my mom is officially turning into a woman that I have never known. My strong, active, independent, very social, compassionate mother is slowly disappearing. Two years ago I started...