**Fair warning. Extremely vulnerable post** Two weeks ago, on a whim, I decided to look up and find out when Disney On Ice would be coming to Salt Lake City, Utah. I always told Wyatt I wanted to take our kids to the show. There was always a reason why we couldn't make it. But… Continue reading A Fresh Break
This last Friday, February 21, 2020 was National Caregiver Day. For me, it was a day of reflection. I still look back and ask myself how I managed 5.5 years of taking care of Wyatt. It was a slow and steady process. I remember the first time I needed to button up his shirt for… Continue reading Forever A Caregiver
This morning when I was getting my kids ready for church, I passed by the window. I flashed backed, it was about this time in 2015, I saw Wyatt trying to walk through the snow in the back yard. He made it to his snowmobile trailer. I watched him struggle as he reached to hang… Continue reading Flashbacks
I started writing my book. Before Wyatt died I had the idea in the back of my mind. I knew I would write it out someday. I kept putting it off. Tomorrow will be 6 weeks since he's been gone. Where has the time gone? What have I accomplished in 6 weeks? 5 1/2 years… Continue reading 6 Weeks
It was always on Sunday when I would write a new blog post. My mom would come and take my kids to church and I had a small window of opportunity to write before Wyatt would wake up in the morning. As Wyatt's progression of digression increased, I also had a little baby, growing into… Continue reading It’s Sunday
Yesterday was fun. I don't feel like I get to say that often enough. Most times, I have to find the positive in each day, but yesterday was different. I was excited to jump on the opportunity to get helicopter tickets for me and my kids. I thought it would be a fun new experience… Continue reading Up Above
For a really long time, I knew each week what I would journal about. I had a lot of catching up to do. I spent time remembering our past experiences. Most often they were the times something was changing. When Wyatt would fall, when he wasn't able to talk anymore, how I had to feed… Continue reading Now What?!