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We’re All the Same

thunder_stormNo matter how brave, strong or levelheaded we are, sometimes we all get scared. - Author Unknown

Sometimes a quote, poem or saying comes along that just can’t wait for you to publish later; this is one of those saying. Everyone can use a boost of confidence or just to know that they’re not the only one in a tough spot. What they should know is that it will change, just like the weather storm front rolls into our lives and then leaves. You never know how long they will hang around.

Make the best of it, it’s the only thing you can do until it moves on.

 

About Richard

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My name is Richard (@kreisr1), I am a Tri-Fecta caregiver, for my mother who has COPD among other health issues. I co-care for my brother in-law who has epilepsy and co-care with my wife's for myself, I deal with Chronic Back Pain. entire life and now after living alone, in a care facility and a group home setting we had to move him in with us to provide him with the care he needs.  Finally, with my wife who is also my co-caregiver I care for myself, I have had chronic pain (mid-low back) for 21-1/2 years thanks to a drunk driver.  I write my own blog, pickyourpain.org where I share my pain with humor, as I see thing, "Pain Without Humor is Just Painful."  I am involved with caregiving.com in several ways, as well as participating in several of the weekly caregiving.com blogs, I also am involved in their Twitter chats, I also host the following groups, SPOT (Stamp Procrastination Out Today), A Task A Day, The Men's Group, Healthy Caregiver and several others.  I am also the moderator for the Caregiving.com Quiz Show and have a seat on the bi-monthly Hot Topic's show. I'm here to not only improve Roberts life, the lives of those I touch on caregiving.com and pickyourpain.org but to find a way to improve my own live.

3 comments

  1. Avatar of Denise

    And, as we wait for our storms to pass, it’s nice to be in good company with those who understand. :)

  2. Avatar of ejourneys

    Amen to you and to Denise! We’re all in this together, which also makes us strong together (even during those times when we feel weak). Thank you for this.

  3. Avatar of Pegi

    Nice reminder, Richard. “This too shall pass”. Have to jump on the same boat as Denise and EJ, it does help that we have the Caregiving family through those times. BTW love the pic, an original?

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