Camp, Walmart, Home

This morning we had to wake up early to load up the car with my daughter’s stuff for camp. Included her 24 pkg of water bottles, her sleeping bag, pillow, suit case, etc.  It seemed to come so fast, but that’s probably because of how late I registered her! She knew a few of the girls right away when she got there, so she’ll be fine. It’s about an hour drive from our house, not counting Starbucks- 😂 lol (priorities! It was 8:30 on a Sunday morning!!) The drive was safe and uneventful, we got her there on time. Carried her things with her into her cabin helped her get semi-settled. Then we walked her back to the lodge, said goodbye and left her. Bye bye little one, Momma loves you!! I didn’t say that in front of her friends, of course…that would have been way uncool!! Lol If my hubby had been there, he wouldn’t have hesitated to embarrass her! Anyway, after dropping her off we drove by “the cabin”. (We have friends who have a cabin right on a double lot, lakefront. They had a second double lotbacking onto their first lot. Got years they let us go out there and use it whenever we wanted.  We took them up in it very often, it was beginning to feel like ours. However, the owners are getting up there in age and, although they weren’t yet sure, their adult children convinced them to sell! We all really miss it. We have many good memories out there!) My son wanted to see it. Do, I drove past it and no one was there. It looks just as I remember it…sigh. How sad. We were spoiled with the anytime use of a free cabin. Now we miss the place so much!! We should’ve looked into buying it from them. But, it’s too late now. ☹️ Looking at it even made my son sad. He remembers it from a couple of years ago. 

On our wAy home, we drove through Leduc and we popped into the Leduc Walmart. I found some watercolour paintbrushes and a travel pack of watercolour paints that the supply list claims isn’t that bad a set. I also bought a sketch/notebook. I’m working on some of my supplies for my watercolour course, obviously. I’m, of course, going to hit up a real art store for a few things, but I probably already have the majority of what I’ll need. I know it’s three weeks away, but I’m getting super excited and nervous!! I hope that I’m able to do whatever she instructs us to do. I also hope that I can remember past things we have learned. Then I don’t feel quite so much like an untalented newbie!! Either way, I’m also super excited to be going there on a train!!! Wow! I have always wanted to take a train through the mountains! I mean always!! It’s what I wanted to do for as long back as I remember! I told my hubby that’s what I wanted to do for our honeymoon, but we ended up doing nothing. I’m feeling a bit guilty for being excited that I get a few nights to myself, kid free!! I haven’t had that in some time and I feel ready for a break!! The train has plug ins to charge things and free wifi! It has food and I’m so so ecstatic! I’m trying not to act overexcited, because my kids are upset that I’m leaving prior to them and that I won’t be in the car for the drive there. They will be fine and we all know u could really use a break from the kids – everyone but the kids know it and believe it, I think…

After the Leduc Walmart, we went airport and picked my oldest daughter. Then we drove to Chapters at Southpoint for a book she’d been looking for for a while now. We saw online that they had it there, so we went there. After the bookstore, we came home. I folded laundry while we watched our show. We’re getting close to the end of the whole series!! Then we’re going to need a new show to watch!! Suggestions anyone!! 

Well, I’m off! I’m feeling pretty tired and it’s awfully late. My eyes are closing and wanting to stay that way…so I’m going to let them do as they wish!! Night All! 💤😴 

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Hot Hot Camp Prep Day!!

Today was another hot one! Despite the fact that we supposedly have an air conditioner in our room, I’m still sweating! That was a very convoluted way of saying that…however, you probably know what I was intending to say. It’s hot!! That’s what! My house has absolutely no air flow so it gets so so hot in here, when it is hot outside!! And, because there’s no air flow, it hardly cools down in the evening, so you’re just stuck with hot! And, of course, my son still wants to play and stuff, he is a seven year old boy after all! (We played “golf” tonight!). It’s ten times more exhausting in this heat, playing games. But, I guess I will stop complaining, because it could be pouring rain and miserable every day!! That would really make for a crappy summer. So I’ll take the heat!!  

Today wasn’t quite as busy as yesterday and the day before. The person came this morning to love k at the jackets that I’m selling, they were way too big!! I don’t know what they were thinking , but a kids 10/12 does not fit a four year old!! Not at all!! They have nothing ready for the winter, as they just moved here from Mexico. They’re unprepared and trying to get ready. I tried to reassure them that the winter stuff will hit the stores with time for them to get ready. They obviously aren’t accustomed to our weather yet! So much for train money from that sale…most people aren’t looking for winter stuff yet. I have to put it aside and repost it on VarageSale in the fall. Now I’m really counting on that stroller!!  

I got some running around done with my daughter to get all that she needed for camp. We went to Dollarama, Sobeys, Shoppers, Walmart and we got gas. We bought amino shampoo/conditioner, dry shampoo, hand sanatizer atthefirat store. Then we bought her a 24 pack of bottled water. She always brings bottled water, as the water at camp is well water and she doesn’t like the way it tastes and I don’t blame her, I’m not a fan of it either. This way I know that she’s getting hydrated. I’m afraid she’d get dehydrated before drinking the water!!  Anyway, at the next store we got her a pack of travel face wipes, as well as a pack of wet wipes – just to be prepared. Then we went to Walmart, where we bought her anew bathing suit and a watch, since it’s technically a technology free zone at camp, so she can’t continuously check her phone! We also ended up buying her a new bathing suit! We just happened upon one that she really really liked. So, she talked me into it!! On the way home from Walmart, we stopped at the shell and got gas, so I don’t hAve to tomorrow morning. She spent the rest of the day finishing her laundry and packing for tomorrow. 

It was nice to come home and relax for a bit. The past few days have been so busy that just sitting was a nice treat. My daughter and I watched a couple of episodes of our show, then I had to get ready for supper. We had potatoes chopped up with onions, with butter, seasoning salt and garlic powder. We were going to add carrots too, but the ones we had turned out to be bad…we wrapped it all in foil and through it on the BBQ. We also BBQ’d burgers, with cheese. Mmmmm!! It was a hit! What a great meal! Now I’m beat. After supper my son and I played our golf game, I helped my daughter, by painting her nails, her right hand, for her. Then we went up to bed and here am rambling to you about my day!!  And now, before I start falling asleep while writing, because I feel like I’m right at that edge where I could just fall! Then I’d be done…I’d end up erasing stuff, get mad at myself and start the whole thing going… so, on that note: Night All! 💤😴 

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Another Full Day!!

Today was another full day. Hopefully I’ll write this without falling asleep again! I just hate when I do that. I always end up accidentally backspacing and losing some, if not all, of what I’ve written. I just hate when I do that!!  

I had to wake up early to drive my daughter to school – her last day of the two week phys-ed class already! Does Time ever fly!  When I got home I was still tired, so I decided to climb back into bed and have a nap before starting my day. Once I woke up, I had to feed my son quickly and get him ready to go play at a friend from school’s house. Right afterwards I had to run to Sobeys  and then to a ladies house to buy a bag for my art supplies. She was selling one and it looked perfect for what I needed. I hope it’s big enough…it looks close. I have to look into whether or not they charge you more for extra bags on the train. If so, my dad had a great idea. He figures, since they go back to their BC house before I’m going, he could just bring the supplies with him and my mom, when they go back to their BC house.  Then, a week and a bit later, I’ll take the train there and my art stuff will already be there waiting for me at my mom and dad’s BC house!  It’s a great idea. It just requires me to get ready sooner than I would if I were bringing it with me. But I intended to go through my things and look at the supply list to see if I needed to get anything, on top of what I already own. So, I have to get organized and my hubby had to figure out his vs action time. (Some key people quit at his work today, which may affect his ability to even come at all. Let alone just coming with the kids on the Tuesday. That just throws everything off!) If he can’t come, the kids will have to go earlier, with me and I’ll have to drive…I’m really and truly intimidated and scared to do that long drive on my own! My hubby always does the driving and the stretch through Golden just absolutely freaks me out!! I hate it with every fibre of my being!! I try to be certain I’m asleep for that part❗️I’m praying that he can come! It’s only fair. He’s been working his tail off and these new changes will increase his workload even more!!! He needs the break and hasn’t he earned it?? I’d say so! I also now can’t just go ahead and book my train ticket, as we need to know what’s going on with him. This makes planning super difficult ! I think he needs to stand up for himself and point out all that he’s been doing, he desperately needs a break!! I’ll be angry if he doesn’t get his holiday this summer!! Hopefully Garry comes back to temporarily replace the guy who quit and he can give my hubby the holidays! 
My daughter got a 96% on her phys-ed final and wanted celebratory Starbucks. So I took her their and got her a frapaccino (I don’t know how to spell that word!!) When I got back home, my hubby and I cleaned our disaster area, otherwise known as a living room. What a cluttered mess man! It was like walking through an obstacle course! Well, it’s nice now. Much much better!  Once the living room was cleaned, it was time to get ready to go to my mom and dad’s house for supper. My Uncle Joe, cousin Barbara, her daughter, Angela from California were visiting. The people that they are stating with, Uncle Joe’s wife’s brother and his wife, Shirley were there. Also, from Edmonton, my Uncle Alan and Aunty Shirley were there. My kids felt a little overwhelmed and shy, especially my son, but it was fine and they were all very nice people. We had a nice visit with them, Uncle Joe isn’t doing that well. He has dementia and gets confused very easily, but he was just fine, much better than I had expected. It’s the first time I’ve seen him since my Aunty Janet passed away a few months back.  

Once we came home, we looked at some old photos that my mom found from my high school graduation. It’s so long ago! It was crazy how different and young I look, with my whole life ahead of me. Time is a bizarre thing. Then I did a wonderful face mask from Lush. Then I got ready for bed and am sitting here writing right now!! 

Look at me! I made it too now without falling asleep at all!! I guess it’s not as late as some nights, it’s only 11:20. However, I feel ready for bed. I can’t sleep too late. That lady is coming in the morning to look at those jackets I am selling and washed for her. Night All! 💤😴 

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Busy Busy!!

Today was a very full day!  This morning, after dropping off my daughter at summer school, I met my friend Claudia at Starbucks. We had a nice visit. It’s been so long since we’ve gotten together! It was nice to get together with her. We had a good talk and we’re able to catch each other up on our lives these days, as well as our summer plans. They’re going to be in BC the same time as us, do we are going to try to connect when we’re there!! Time can go by so quickly. You truly intend to get together and suddenly it feels like you blink and a month has passed! That’s what had happened between us. We kept intending to get together and make plans, but life just kind of got busy and it hasn’t happened for a while. Fortunately, her daughter is in the same summer phys ed class that my daughter is in and we saw each other while picking up the girls the other day. That spurred us forward to make actual plans to meet for coffee and voila!!  It was so great to see her!!

Afterwards, I went home and got some laundry done.  I had to restart the dryer because the winter jackets that I posted on VarageSale were not quite dry yet. Once they dried, I took the photos of what I have and then I sent them to the lady who is interested in buying them. She’s coming by tomorrow to see which ones she wants. Fingers crossed that I can sell them. I need train money!!

My oldest daughter, my son and I also got some running around done this afternoon.  We had to go to Sobeys, get gas, go through the car wash (which my son loves – of course! What kid doesn’t??!) We also had to grab some melatonin from Shoppers. Once we went home I played WiiU with my son, until I had to pick my daughter up from school. We went to aladies house to buy a pair of sandals offif her, for my daughter. They look like Birkenstock’s, but they’re a different brand. A German name that I couldn’t pronounce. They were only $10 and they fit well and my daughter really loves them. So that was as it’s!! Woot! Woot! After that I took her and her friend to rotten Ronnies because it was national fry-day. Whatever that means?! Probably some made up thing just to make more sales!! However, they convinced me to go…

When we got back home, I did more laundry, then finished the game my son and I were playing earlier. There was a severe thunderstorm warning for Edmonton and surrounding areas, including Beaumont. However, I had to leave and drive my daughter to dance. There was a summer drop-in class! I don’t miss the driving, but she misses dancing and her dance friends and was thrilled about seeing them tonight! While she danced, I visited my mom and dad. They got back from BC last night. I know that they live it there, but I miss them when their gone. I know that my kiddos do also! It was nice to have a little visit, just me without kids, etc. 

I picked my daughter up and we drove home. We had a late supper and then I checked the laundry- yet again!! Then we went to bed and here we are!! 

I have to go to bed! I keep falling asleep as I write…haven’t done this in some time!!  Huh! I’m beat! It’s late!! My daughter is getting ready for work right now!! Night All! 💤😴 

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Bad News… Good News!!

I first got disappointing news today, they said that the watercolour is just at capacity and wanted me to let me know. I practically begged and she said that she was still sending my application to higher ups who make the decisions. So I was a bit anxious. I knew that I had already thanked God for the final space and for making it mine. I mean no place on earth makes you feel as close to God as does Sorrento Centre. It feels like coming home. So, after saying how badly I wanted it and how I really really need it, I tried to remain positive about it throughout the day. 

You’ll be proud of me if you read yesterday’s post!! Today I called Carol a family friend who is an angel towards us. She has helped us through the years with numerous things from vehicles to camp payments to grocery cards when we’re in a a really tight spot! She said to go ahead and register my daughter for camp and that she’ll be sure that camperships pay for the majority of it – otherwise we couldn’t afford to send our daughter to teen leadership camp. We pay for about $50-$100 of it and the camperships, often donated by Carol, pay for the rest!!  Guardian Angel’s are everywhere and in many forms!!  So I got her registration done!! 

Afterwards, I went into the basement and I looked for the clothes that lady wants to buy from me. I found some of them and they’re currently in the wash. I’m going to send her a message with photos tomorrow!! 

Tomorrow, I plan on pulling the stroller/bike trailer out of the shed, washing it and taking photos of it for the lady who is interested in purchasing it!

We had a rushed trip to West Edmonton Mall this afternoon. My daughter wanted to spend her “hot cash” from hot topic before it expired. We only went to a few stores. Hot Topic, because it’s my oldest’ favourite. Lush, because she was out of conditioner and she wanted some whoosh, which is their form of body wash. We went to EB games and got my son the video game that he’s been dying to get, Legends of Zelda Breath Of The Wild. He was sooo excited I thought he might explode. We also went to Saje to get dropsfor our diffusers. We wanted to go to the book store, but we ran out of time. My son’s soccer was tonight, so we had to get home on time for that!  We rushed home arriving with enough time to grab his jersey and my daughter had bug spray, a blanket, and a water bottle ready to go. We actually got him there on time, despite how tight it was. Once we got home he, of course, played his new Zelda game. 

While watching his soccer, I received an exciting email from Sorrento Centre. Not only am I reserved for the class, I received a bursary for the full amount!! Because I’ve been sick, unable to work and living off of one income for three kiddos, they offered me the bursary!!! Holy cow!! Now myhubby can stop worrying about the $320 cost. I just have to sell a few things and make enough to afford the train!! YAY YAY YAY!!! I’m so so excited!! They sure had me up and down today!!! I tried to stay positive, but I was worried that they’d say that there was no room left in the class. Yay!! Thank you God and Sorrento Centre and all those who donate towards the Dorothy Thomas bursary fund. It’s such s great feeling knowing someone is helping you be able to do something you love at a place you love!!! I feel so full of gratitude right now!! YAY! YAY! YAY! I’m super-d-duper excited right now!! I’m going to try to sleep. If I can. I’m just so wired and happy! It’s overtaken me and hopefully won’t keep me awake…maybe it’ll give me sweet dreams! I had a weird one last night. I was hosting a party at the Cameron’s (old family friends) residence. It was strange… anyway, Night all!! 💤😴

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Forgetful Freddy…

I just used my new hair conditioning bar from Lush and my hair smells fantastic right now! Mmmm! It’s weird using a bar on your hair. Different to get used to. I like it though. Right now I desperately need a haircut, so as soon as my hair is wet it just knots all up. It drives me crazy! When I put the conditioner on I can barely run my fingers through my hair it’s so knotted. I don’t know if that’s because of how long it is or if it’s because of split ends, or both! All I know is that I hate it and I found myself using too much conditioner, in an attempt to get the knots out. That’s why I bought the conditioning bar, I thought it’d be hard to use too much. I really need to get it cut to get the ends chopped off! That would probably help. It also feels like it’s falling out in handfuls! That’s a bit of an exaggeration, but not much. I shed a lot! And my hair is fairly thin to begin with. It freaks me out! I keep thinking I’m going to end up with thinning hair…although it doesn’t look like that. It does have some grays though! I guess that’s what happens when gray hair runs in the family!  At least it smells good – lol!!

I keep forgetting things during the day. At night, I’ll be lying in bed thinking of all of the things that I need to get done the next day. I’ll go through everything that’s going on and make a running “to do” list in my head. Then the next day, I will get up, have my coffee etc., then proceed with my day and completely blank on the majority of the things that I meant to do. Even important things!! I just completely forget!! It’s like the day gets busy and I start doing stuff and suddenly I’m in bed again, writing this and it’s the first time all day that I’ve had a moment to myself and I’ll be like “oh shit! I forgot to…(fill in the blanks!)” Today I was supposed to register my daughter for camp Wohelo. It’s next week for Pete’s sake!!! And…I forgot!! I even wrote about it in my post, talked to my daughter about it in the car and then did I do it?? Nope!! A lady wants to buy a winter jacket that I was selling on VarageSale and I can’t remember if we got rid of it or not, because nobody was buying it. I told her last night that I’d look for it and message her today. Did I remember to do it??? Nope!! Another lady wants to buy our old stroller/bike trailer. I told her I’d take a photo of it and send it to her. Did I do it? Nope!! What’s wrong with me?? It’s like during the day my brain shuts off!! I get so busy that my list just goes out the window!! Brain dead!! Then I’ll go to bed, remind myself, get mad at myself and promise myself that I’ll get it done theme t day. It’s not just today with these things, it feels constant. Like I’m just completely off during the day! Weird…Maybe I need to actually write it down as I think about it. Like make an actual “to do” list. Something concrete that I can physically hold in my hand and look at the next day when I’m having my coffee or something.  I don’t know, but I need to do something about it!  Obviously my “to do” list in my head isn’t cutting it! 

Oh oh! My son’s awake and it’s 12:45! I better get him back to bed. I’m going to run, until tomorrow…Night all! 💤😴 

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Camp Camp Camp!!

The lady from Sorrento Centre sent me the forms today. She sent them in attachments in a format that I couldn’t fill in. So, I printed them and filled them out. I didn’t have access to a scanner or a fax machine, so I took clear photos of the forms and emailed them to her, then I mailed the hard copies to her. So, now I just wait and Hope that I did it on time and that there are no problems. I’m nervous and excited at the same time. I’ve taken a couple of Karen Huehold’s watercolour classes before and have always enjoyed myself. The thing is, I just kind of “dable” at watercolour. I’m not the most talented person in the room…that’d be my dad and my sister. I have some happy accidents and I try really hard, but I’m not super talented, nor am I a  natural watercolour artist – or any kind of artist for that matter!! I really enjoy it and love when it works out, but I feel intimidated by the talent that she usually has in the room. So, that’s what makes me a bit nervous. I’m probably more excited than nervous. I’ve always been drawn to art and wished I could draw well and paint well. However, I’m not necessarily the person you want on your pictionary team!! With time and patience, I can draw/paint, but I’m slow and overly picky and critical towards myself. (Towards myself?? That sounds strange…maybe I should’ve said “of myself”. I don’t know…) Hopefully I get a happy accident or two from this class. All of my favourite paintings have come from the times I’ve been in her class before. I really really hope that I get in. Fingers crossed!!

It wasn’t as hot today as it has been. It was still nice out, but not quite as roasting. It still felt pretty hot in our living room though. The air flow through there sucks and without the fans it’d be brutally hot in there. It cooled down a bit outside, but the house was still around 26 degrees Celsius, which is too hot!  We need a new front window and if we can ever afford it, we’ll get one with windows that actually open and close. That way we can have a breeze and airflow from the kitchen, through the living room.That’d be much better than the stagnant air that’s in there now!! 

My daughter had canoeing and mountain biking as her gym activities today. She was super afraid to go canoeing and I was worried about her. All her years at camp and the canoe still freaked her out!! However, she came home today and said that she absolutely loved canoeing!! She said that she had so much fun! They were even rocking it and splashing and goofing around sand, instead of being petrified, she loved it!! So that’s good. She wants to go back to camp next week, to Camp Wohelo’s teen leadership camp. She’s been going to this camp every single year, since she was a baby and I brought her with me to mom and kids camp!! She really wants to be an LIT (leader in training) this summer and a leader next summer (although, she doesn’t turn 16 until the end of next summer!) Last year there was a huge competition between her and all of her friends for who will be an LIT. This year none of her close friends are attending, so she will have a better chance! Also, it sucks competing against your best friends!! Her camp friend, who has also been going for years, will be there, so she won’t be without friends! I have to sign her up tomorrow. If she is asked to be an LIT for the majority of the summer, she’ll just have to tell them when we’re going to BC in August, so they know she’s unavailable that week. 

Well, I’m going to head to bed, since it’s 1:00 in the morning. I’m tired. Night all! 💤😴 

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Watercolour Course…?

Another hot hot one today!  

It was muggy and humid in a major way!

There was a pretty crazy wind too. 

Things blew up and down and through!

I played a lot with my son,

We had lots and lots of fun. 

We took down the tarp that was blowing around,

In was covering the trampoline, off of the ground.

That didn’t make sense…but I try.

It was over the trampoline to keep the girls dry. 

My daughter and her friends were going to sleep on it the other night. 

But it rained so much, they were quite the sight!

Blankets were all dripping wet,

But it’s probably not the last time they try that, I bet!

They lasted longer than I thought they would,

I would’ve come in sooner, if I could!

Our show had an exciting episode tonight!

Both my girls were given quite the fright!

The characters are safe, at least for now. 

But if you like creepy, this show knows how!

I’m usually okay with freaky, but tonight’s was bad. 

It was the worst scare in a while, that I’ve had.

They escaped but we still don’t know who the bad guy is. 

At keeping a secret this show is a whizz!

I may go to Sorrento Centre to take a course. 

It’s one of the best places I could endorse!

A watercolour course is what I’m signing up for. 

There’s one spot left, that’s all I need – no more!

The timing works out to when we were planning on going!

So I Hope I get the spot, until I send in the form, there’s no way of knowing. 

She’s emailing it to me, by tomorrow some time!

I’ll fill it out right away and send it back just fine. 

That didn’t rhyme well, but I feel rhymed out. 

So I’m going to stop now, and go to bed no doubt. 

I’m tired anyway and this is getting long. 

So I’ll say goodnight now without singing a song!!

Night all! 💤😴 

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Feeling Hot Hot Hot!!

Wow! What a hot hot day!!

I feel like I’m roasting away!

The temp did rise, our house got hot. 

Wherever you go, there’s no cool spot. 

I feel like I’m just sweating like mad. 

My pills also make me sweat – so it is bad!!

We filled the pool in the backyard,

It may be small, but we tried hard. 

It’s better than nothing, it cools you off. 

My son loves it, so don’t you scoff!

We bought a new fan, at Costco today. 

To help in the living room – to blow the heat away!

It feels like it just blows around the hot air,

Buy a breeze is better than when nothing’s there!

We want to go to BC when August comes. 

My parent’s 50th is coming up, the old bums!

That’s not meant to be mean, it just rhymes.

If it fits, I do that sometimes!

Yes 50 years is a long time to spend,

I hope that person is your friend!!

Two people together for so many years. 

You’d better know each other’s hopes and fears. 

My aunt may visit at the same time as us. 

50 years is worth making a big fuss!!

My hubby’s trying really hard to get away from work. 

He has to wade through all of the political murk!

He should get it though, everyone else gets theirs. 

He’s just too good at his job, when he’s gone it scares!

I miss painting, watercolour and drawing too!

I wish I had the natural talent that others do!

I need another course, to get me going!

That seems to be the only time I paint anything worth showing!

Maybe tomorrow I can paint something here. 

That’d be fun, I could play around with a mirror. 

I mean the technique, using a mirror to paint. 

It’s so hot I just might faint!

I have to go and hit the hay. 

It’s definitely time to end this day. 

I have to go to sleep, I really do!

So this is when I say goodnight to you!

Night all! 💤😴 

To help with research and treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia please go to (Trigeminal Neuralgia and Me) to sign a petition to have the World Health Organizationu (WHO) add Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) to their “Health topic list.””Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”  

What Does Forever Mean To You…

Tepid waters rushing through

Wash away my thoughts of you

Clear my mind and aching heart

Of thoughts of you while we’re apart 

Opaque windows blur my view

Block my eyes while I wait for you

Uncertain how long I’ll have to wait

Desperate thoughts my only cell mate

Clouded memories breaking through

Wondering what forever means to you

Wishing forever was here right now

You promised and yet I wonder how

Crashing waves erode what I thought I knew

Curios about what I mean to you

All alone, begging you to see

Look at the wreck that used to be me

Shattered soul and broken through

Look at what was left by you

Do you recall those words you said

They play on repeat in my head

Again I ponder your point of view

What does Forever mean to you 

Perhaps I’ll never get to know

I still hold on, though I watched you go

These words on repeat, running through 

What does Forever mean to you 

Perhaps your answer is in your silence 

Still and quiet, this end clear of violence 

Except for that within my heart 

I should have known right from the start

Those words for you were nothing new

Forever means nothing to the likes of you 


These words were flowing out tonight…I could go on forever…but I’m tired!

Night all! 💤😴 

To help with research and treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia please go to (Trigeminal Neuralgia and Me) to sign a petition to have the World Health Organizationu (WHO) add Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) to their “Health topic list.””Hopefully one day I’ll get it right, or at least have fun, while about it I write!!”