Tag Archives: Parkinson’s Disease

Standing At The Altar

Yesterday my two sisters drove up from Macon to visit me in Blairsville. A round trip of 500 miles just to spend a night and a day with me in the mountains. We sat around last night reminiscing over the … Continue reading

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Full Circle

It is certainly interesting , to say the least , the way life plays out. So many things seem to be destined or connected that it is difficult not to believe in some greater design. Just in my life I … Continue reading

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January the fifth of this year my father left his Parkinson’s ravaged body behind and joined his family, his friends , his Lord and his dog in heaven. I am so happy for him yet I miss him terribly. I … Continue reading

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One Last Time

I just can not find the words to begin to describe this past week. We knew my fathers , Tata’s time on this earth was nearing it’s end. The family had gathered and the vigil had begun. It was ¬†however, … Continue reading

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What’s The Worst That Could Happen

The other night , around 11p.m. , I was trying to doze off when I heard my father shout in his sleep. I sat straight up and wide eyed not knowing what was wrong. Then again he shouted,” SOUND OFF!!” … Continue reading

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EBB AND FLOW

I wanted to post this in appreciation of my sisters who knew long before I did what path my life should follow. Thank you for your love and guidance. Thank you for believing in me when I could see nothing … Continue reading

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If They Only Knew

We took our father today to get a referral for Hospice from the doctor. Of course he looked great , acted great , so we were a little surprised when it was approved. That is not unusual though. When we … Continue reading

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You’re Kidding,Right….

So it’s 10 a.m and time to wake Daddy up to go to the doctor for some blood work. The appointment is 11:30 so we should make it with ease. ¬†I have learned over time that it is better not … Continue reading

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You Put Me Here

An old Middle Eastern riddle ask ,” What animal crawls in the morning,walks upright in the daytime,and walks on three legs at night ?” The answer is man. Morning being a reference to our days as a baby,daytime obviously when … Continue reading

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I wonder , as I’m sure many do , what really is waiting on the other side ? I know it will be glorious. But as I watch my fathers decline in this world I can not but imagine what … Continue reading

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