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just called Vets help line on DS
Friday, October 12, 2018      5 comments

I just came home from seeing my grand daughter run 36 laps for her school. What a sweetie! My daughter has been very nice to me lately. Now my son: I get a phone call DS and DIL are screaming at each other. He says he is going to kill himsel... Read more
July 4 baby
Thursday, July 06, 2017      6 comments

Good afternoon; What a blessed event that I witnessed Tuesday. Both my DS and DIL wanted me to be in the labor room b/c they knew that I would be a calming effect on this event. I knew both of them needed it to be their day. Both were s... Read more
no baby yet but hoping today - July 4th baby
Tuesday, July 04, 2017      4 comments

Good Morning; I am waiting for the word to come back to the hospital. No one is texting back. I was at hospital 8 hours yesterday- I left at midnight. DS was grateful I was there. At 1:00 am, MIL shows up in parking lot wants DS to come down ... Read more
Mother's Day Poem from my son
Sunday, May 14, 2017      6 comments

I look back at my life and I'm so thankful for you, Adoption is one thing, I was insecure, but your love stayed true, All the times I was scared when people would stare You reassured me that nobody should care, regardless of color your lo... Read more
Happy Mother's Day
Sunday, May 14, 2017      1 comments

Good Morning; My DS and DIL coming for late lunch. DH gave me a card with a poem. I can tell that he is happier with his job. I got into my size 10 jeans and am wearing them now. I have been exercising almost daily. Eating clean. I am losi... Read more
my darling DS - is learning
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      2 comments

Good Morning; DS finally going to the dentist. Due to his status with his disability he has dental insurance from Tricare. the dentist office asks him for a down payment of $400 for his share of the bill. He has $3000 of work to be done. He t... Read more
DS and DIL having a girl!
Thursday, March 02, 2017      2 comments

emoticon Good morning; What a nice surprise from my DS! He and his wife are having a girl. I know the MIL wante... Read more
DS told me about a soldier he knew
Monday, December 19, 2016      4 comments

Good evening; I hate when I hear stories of such loss. A soldier he knew got hurt in Afghanistan and lost his arm and leg. He called home to see how he would be treated going home. He said that a friend of his is coming home and needs a plac... Read more
Happy Mother's Day
Sunday, May 08, 2016      2 comments

Good Morning; I got flowers and a facetime from my grandkids this morning. My DH gave me a poem. I am going to the gym today. I will also take a lovely bubble bath later. I do not want to go out to dinner b/c I am doing so well on my progra... Read more
DS surfaced- disabled vet
Thursday, March 03, 2016      3 comments

Good evening; With my program, I have gotten stronger mentally and spiritually. Mothers are special breed. When I am in program the words just flow. My DS has a hard time accepting his disability. He remembers what he looked like. As he... Read more
Honor the Vets
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      2 comments

Good Morning; My DH took a photo of our son to work where they are honoring "your favorite" vet. We sent a photo to our son and he was pleased. Later that afternoon, DS and his soon to be bride got into a big fight. MIL gave the bride money f... Read more
watch debt of honor PBS tonight
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      5 comments

Good Morning; I am the mother of a disable vet from Iraq. If you ask my son, do you regret going to Iraq, he would say no. He would still be in the Army now if he was not disabled. ... Read more
New PTSD movie out
Wednesday, May 20, 2015      3 comments

Good Morning; I was watching MSNBC - good morning Joe. A group of people- made a documentary about PTSD. "That which I love destroys me". It is free from now and through weekend on takepart.com/vets or you can download it from itunes for $4.... Read more
women's heart disease
Saturday, February 21, 2015      5 comments

Good Morning; I was watching a video yesterday. Rosey O'Donnell had a heart attack some months ago. She is trying to get the word out for heart disease in women. She says the symptoms are different than men for heart attacks. She came up ... Read more
NEW GS 9 lbs+
Monday, September 08, 2014      2 comments

Update: I just got word that DD had a baby boy. Over 9 lbs - SIL says they are both resting. She can forget those newborn clothes sizes. It sure has got me feeling great. I have not been able to talk with DD. I will wait ... Read more

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