Category Archives: caregiving

Welcoming Friendship

I have a good friend that I worked with in the software industry back in California, we’ve known each other almost 25 years. Recently he’s been making some diet and health changes that I have some background with, so he … Continue reading

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An important conversation

My son had an award breakfast this morning at school. But he is gluten and dairy-free, so his father and I took him out to his favorite breakfast place instead. We were walking to our cars and saying good-bye. I … Continue reading

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Self-reflectivity

Self-reflectivity, it makes or breaks relationships. Most people will tolerate a lack of self-reflectivity in certain types of interactions, for instance the incredibly skilled surgeon who has a horrible bed-side manner. Yes, you have an important medical partnership with that … Continue reading

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Poem: Breathe

It is always good advice Easy now, breathe But my son can’t Again It’s been almost two years Since he grasped This hard for breath Looking at him in the back seat I hold his hand And I sing Indian … Continue reading

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Healing through hardship

Yes, there is a level right now where I am fine, an aspect where my soul sparkles mightily. But I am writing this article tonight to attend to my own care and acknowledge that my life path  is entering a period … Continue reading

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Seeing beyond the material and working with doctors

I have a doctor that I see on a regular basis, who helps me track the more subtle aspects of my diabetes, stress and my ability to keep up with all that life has given me.   When your system is sensitive, … Continue reading

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What my father said

My father’s chemotherapy treatment yesterday went incredibly well.   I can only be unrelentingly grateful for the support we both received yesterday, because the medical situation is uncertain.   Even the chemotherapy treatments he is receiving are a new protocol for the … Continue reading

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Downward Moving Karmic Energies

About three weeks ago, we were at the doctor’s office with my father.  The doctor was out of the room for maybe 45 minutes trying to get ahold of some lab tests.   A while after he left the room, I could … Continue reading

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A red fox visit and more healing for my dad

Yesterday morning I looked out in the back yard and saw our neighbor’s black cat running through our yard. I thought it was chasing another neighborhood cat, but suddenly realized that wasn’t another cat at all that I was seeing!  It was similar … Continue reading

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Jibe

I’ve never sailed a boat or windsurfed. Yet this word jibe came forward over the last week. It makes me feel how to navigate the winds of life.  How I can turn my sail into a sudden karmic wind to change course. Becoming more … Continue reading

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