Hospitalization During COVID19

“Love with all your heart “ During the beginning of this pandemic I mentioned that I was experiencing severe back pain. Since than I’ve had 2 emergency surgeries on my back, and was in the hospital for a week. I had 2 setbacks, and I am not able to write the way I would like…

Easter Sunday

“kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see” – Mark Twain This past week has been very challenging for me, not only because of the social distancing from my family, but I’ve also been dealing with back pain. I have never experienced such pain. My heart goes out to…

Virtual Pizza Party

“every moment matters” The toughest part of the coronavirus pandemic is not being able to be with your loved ones. We are lucky that we live in a world that we are able to stay connected. Since we are still doing “take out Fridays,” Ronnie decided to surprise me with a virtual pizza party with…

Friday night take out

“we rise by lifting others” My day started with my morning walk with Anthony and Remy. The birds were chirping, and the sun was shining; a promise that the days will get better. Walks for me are very therapeutic. I clear my head and recharge for what the rest of the day will bring. These…

Sunday Morning Breakfast

“may your Sunday be filled with sunshine” Sunday mornings in my house are about preparing for Sunday dinner. This is a tradition I’ve enjoyed since I was a child. I’ve been able to continue this tradition with my children, and they all look forward to it. However, these recent Sundays have been very hard on…

Sunday Dinner for Two

“make today amazing” Today is a very quiet Sunday. It will be only be Ronnie and me for dinner. We wanted today to be like any other Sunday. So when I got up I made a “gravy” with meatballs, and Ronnie prepared the garlic bread. For dessert, we kept it simple, banana splits. While the…

Time to Take a Walk

“all we have is now” During this time of solitude, I am trying to keep a positive mind and make my days full of positive thoughts. I took another nice walk with my son Anthony and our dog Remy, it’s been very nice bonding with my son. We also decided to order take out for…

Home Sweet Home

“this is my happy place” While we were in Florida, all I could think of is if I prepared enough for what was going to happen with the Pandemic. I drove my son Anthony, crazy making sure we had everything we needed just in case places started to close down. I hated to leave Logan,…

See you soon, Logan

“live for the moments you can’t put into words” For our last night in Florida, we decided to stay in and I would do the cooking. It is always bittersweet when I have to leave Logan. I wanted to make her something special. I made her shrimp scampi, garlic bread, and Logan’s favorite, cake batter…

Next Stop, Jupiter

“stay close to people who feel like sunshine” The morning started with Logan and I going for coffee and enjoying it outside. Spending quality time with Logan is priceless. It’s so hard when one of your children move away. When we got back to her apartment, we decided to sit by the pool and relax…