Category Archives: Anxiety

Days 9 and 10 with Dad (Thurs. April 25 and Friday, April 26, 2013)


Days 9 and 10 with Dad (Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26, 2013) With uncle taking the day shift of being with Dad, Richard and I went back to Dad’s assisted living apartment; it’s the only place I knew … Continue reading

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Day 5 with Dad (Sunday, April 21, 2013)


Day 5 with Dad (Sunday, April 21, 2013) Dad is declining, slowly.  Sometimes his hands and feet are warm, and sometimes they’re cold as ice.  I know this is a natural process and I appreciate the comfort, confidence and calmness … Continue reading

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Why I HATE Talking on the Phone!


I just got off the phone inquiring about feed prices, a HUGE stress because my brain processes things like an old 386 computer!  It’s a far stretch for me to look back when I used to answer phones and made … Continue reading

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Tools: Where In The !@#$ Did I Park?


After countless episodes of anxiety and panic forgetting where I parked, I picked up a few helpful hints to pass along. First rule: ALWAYS park in the same general area or direction.  Some examples: at WalMart, I parked in an … Continue reading

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