1/1/18

2018

 Wow-ee wow... 2018 already.... 
This past year had been really good, then it seems like everything kinda went down hill towards the end of the year.... So much so, that when I list everything that has happened recently, it appears like I'm making it up because it is All.To.Much.
Take a gander...
 
1.) Having to help with the end of life care for my mother-in-law.... she is 94 and is one mean lady.
2.) The murder of two extended family members.... 
3.) My own medical emergencies that are far from being diagnosed....
4.) And now, my 2 year old Belgian Malinois is sick. She lost about 14 pounds suddenly... $300 bucks later, no diagnosis on her illness- yet. 

That is just a summary of what we are dealing with-- Hours and hours spent on all of the above.. with no end in sight. With that said, 2018 is going to be a GREAT YEAR- life does go forward no matter what gets thrown at you! ......Here is my mantra for the upcoming year...I totally stole if from Wildflower 57's blog-- because it is a good one!
 
"Turn your face to the sun and the shadows will fall behind you"
~Maori proverb
 
Profound huh? Right now I'm going to go sit and "turn my face" towards my little space heater because I'm freezing.... Happy New Year!
big hugs,
Cheryl

8 comments:

Fae & Norman Winters said...

HAPPY NEW YEARS TO YOU AND DON. HOPE 2018 IS A BETTER YEAR FOR YOU AND ME. NORMAN IS STILL IN THE HOSPITAL. HOPEFULLY BACK TO A REHAB REAL SOON. HE NEED TO GET HELP TO WALK AGAIN.

The JR said...

Sorry to hear about all the woes lady. Can relate to all of them. We’ve had some real trauma and drama in our family. Fortunately it didn’t all hit at the same time.

And I’m getting over a fractured back and other injuries that I got in September

I’m sending up prayers for you and your family. Also praying for things to smooth out for you

Take care

Jeanie said...

I know you are glad to say goodbye to 2017 -- it sounds grim and wretched in so many ways. Let's hope 2018 brings a little more happiness, cheer and resolution.

Conniecrafter said...

so sorry to hear about the end of your year, sometimes things can feel so overwhelming, I hope your health improves over the coming year!

Janine @ Rainbow Hare said...

Happy New Year! I'm sorry to hear about your end of year but I love the quote. I hope your health issues are soon resolved and that you have a great 2018. I'm looking forward to following more of your adventures :)

The grandmommy said...

Lets all hold hands and charge towards 2018 together!

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

All that can only get you down. Maybe the worst is the "no diagnoses". The unknown is always what causes the most fret. Here is wishing a better year in 2018 for all of us.
xx, Carol

Diannia said...

I'm here for you my friend!!!