There were so many nights he would come home from a shift and he didn’t have words to express what he had seen or been through. He just wanted a dog to come and lie across his lap and be there…something to pet and hold and not have to say a word.Read more "We got a dog!"
I was supposed to be helping others, not whining about my problems.Read more "I just couldn’t write…"
And while these disrespectful, unstable and unbelievably out of control criminals do their deeds I simply force myself to go to bed, just waiting for that sweet sound of him breathing next to me once again.Read more "Sleeping Alone Again Tonight "
Our LEO life reaches into our boys’ personal lives. I never saw it that way until my son opened my eyes.Read more "Lessons from Health Class"
I am not dealing with seeking the approval of one specific individual. I am struggling with finding the approval of MYSELF.Read more "A Diamond in the works…"
Helping people is part of my inner being, it’s who I am, it’s what I do. But sometimes it all catches up with me and I just need to sit down and let my mind stop spinning.Read more "IT’S WHO WE ARE, IT’S WHAT WE DO"
I lost count of how many times I’ve purposefully stood with my wedding ring in their sight so I could maybe avoid the question asking if I was married.Read more "I SMILE"
I immediately knew my answer but had to think about how to put it into words for someone who can’t understand the life from my perspective.Read more "HOW IS IT BEING MARRIED TO A COP???"
Today I learned that not only was God using that time to shape my husband, but he was using my husband to also shape me.Read more "YES, NO or WAIT"
MY HUSBAND ALMOST HAD TO SHOOT A MAN TODAY.Read more "Almost"