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Last week as I was writing of my younger sons upcoming birthdays, my heart was HEAVY….

Thoughts of an emotional week for my oldest son weighed on my mind….

The demise of my marriage unfortunately played out in front of my 3 sons as a letter came in the mail one day telling me the TRUTH about my husband….

No more needs to be said, but from that letter forward, I was DONE, gone leaving the LIES behind

Each son reacted to this life event in their own way.

My oldest was my strength

My middle son was angry and

My youngest protective


One fateful Sunday 2 plus years ago, my oldest asked me to go walk on the beach with him…..

There he told me of a mistake he made and how he needed my help and as we both sobbed, I promised him I would be there every step of the way….

He made a choice and it resulted in him losing his license and going to court and doing community service

YOU get the picture right?


The mountain was a climb, the challenges great. …..

BUT after 2 long years of not driving, I handed him the keys back to his car…….

I sobbed

I am crying now writing this…..

I am so PROUD of how he handled this life lesson and blessed with his neverending support of me in my journey to Truth.




photoI am starting this post out with a picture of SERENITY in my book.

I wish my last week looked like THAT.

I would walk and walk…..

Instead I got to spend time in the hospital with THIS kid……

IMG_1249Can you find the fracture?

Yes, my youngest Ryan rounded first base in baseball and landed oops on his ring finger.

It required 2 pins placed in the OR to keep it together.

There could be a separate blog post about my LOVE for orthopedic surgeons, but they are all married ……Darn….

I still drool over the surgeon who put Drews elbow back together……….

Anyway on to the week…….My car broke, the boy fell, I had repeat ultrasounds for my breast cancer scare as I do every 6 months, challenging patients at work, a new opportunity for me, family drama, TO DO list getting LONGER

YOU get the PICTURE…….


WELL THIS is a BETTER picture of my one-armed buddy helping me be in AWE of my FAVORITE margarita mix ON SALE
IMG_1253OK ……….so maybe I like to STOCK up……Don’t judge πŸ™‚

Bring your own limes and I’ll share πŸ™‚

I took lots of hot showers to regroup and cry sometimes


IMG_1258IMG_1260HERES to a BETTER Week!!!!!

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