Check out VA Chronicles with the Old Man part one for the beginning of the story. I will start exactly where I left off. We got the call that said The Old Man ( affectionate term for My Father) needed to come in and they may take him in through the emergency room. So we get checked into the clinic area and are waiting for … Continue reading VA Chronicles with The Old Man: Part II
I have heard the word “Caregiver” plenty of times and never did I think that the word would apply to me. I used to think that people became caregivers later in life, however I am fortunate enough to be one at 33. Becoming a caregiver out of the blue at a time when you are not prepared can put you in a tough situation. However, … Continue reading Misstakenid’s Caregiver Tips
When your parent reaches a certain age, like 69, you start to wonder about their health and well being. Well due some events in the past year my Dad, I affectionately refer to as “The Old Man”, had a life changing event take place. He became an amputee. So, let me tell you…when someone becomes an amputee the number one thing that you are always … Continue reading The Old Man Tales:Falling…It’s OK if you can get up. “
Why didn’t anyone tell me about how delicious zucchini noodles were sooner? I was taking a class on nutrition provided by my healthcare provider and she recommended that I try zucchini noodles as they would help me increase my vegetable intake easily. So, I was determined to try it out. Let me confess, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE PASTA. So I was thinking that this would … Continue reading Zucchini Noodles…my new obsession!!
Last year, I had the rare opportunity to live in a hotel. Not just an extended stay hotel, but a very cool Hyatt Regency in the North Dallas/Richardson Area of Texas. So you are probably thinking, maybe she just stayed for a couple of days and didn’t actually live there. I didn’t even think I would be there for more than a week, max 2 … Continue reading That time I lived in a hotel and what I learned.
Hello friends, When you think of Ruth’s Chris Restaurant you probably think that it is expensive and will cost about $100 for your meal. This can be true if you stick to the regular a la cart menu. Which is an amazing menu by the way. Some people think that you need to wait until “restaurant week” comes around to even eat at a restaurant … Continue reading Ruth’s Chris on a Budget
I have seen all of the talk about Meals on Wheels and how some people don’t think that this is an important program. Well here is my take on it. I will be honest before last year I wasn’t really sure what Meals on Wheels was, I knew that you could volunteer with them and deliver meals to the elderly, but that was about all … Continue reading Meals on Wheels: It is important to me.