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.
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"