Category Archives: Chronic Illness

Managing Stress

What is stress?  Stress is the common, nonspecific response to the demands and the wear and tear of whatever happens to a living being.  It is a generalized physiological and psychological reaction to anything that threatens a person’s survival. Traumatic … Continue reading

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The Sandwich Generation – Spring 2014 Update

So, I am definitely the “nana” of two little girls! The oldest is now 3 ½ and the little one is celebrating her first birthday! They are a darling duo — fun, sweet, loving, playful, and keep Pa and Nana … Continue reading

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The Sandwich Generation

I wrote this blog post back in February of 2011. The “sandwich generation” is ongoing! ****** Who would have thought I would ever be a grandmother?! Sure, I fantasized about this season of life, but that it is actually real is continues … Continue reading

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