More DailyStrength
Health Event Calendar
See what's new on the site
Step-by-step Tutorials
How to use DailyStrength
We're on Facebook
Check out our page
Follow us on Twitter
Read our tweets
Get Cool DS Stuff!!!!!
Shirts, Hats, Baby Wear
Tuesday October 13, 2015

Rambling Stories

  • Just an observation...

    Wednesday, June 30, 2010 | A Rambling story

    Ever notice that the more invested a person is in something, the tighter they hold onto it? Whether it's a belief, and idea, a point of view... even if it's completely wrong, makes no sense, is totally crazy?
    I think this has a lot to do with why people remain in bad, or even abusive relationships. They've invested their time, their energy, their heart. They can't let go of the investment.

    1 Recommendation

    1 Comment

  • Advertisement
  • Thinking back ...where it all began

    Friday, July 29, 2011 | A Rambling story

    I figured I would try and start a journal to keep track of my progress. But before I do that I was looking back and thinking when I might have started having acute pancreatitis attacks. As a child I grew up in a household of german parents. My mom baked and cooked with lots of fat! Household had endless supplies of treats, when money was good. I was a skinny kid growing up. I remember having many...

    1 Recommendation


  • Frustration

    Monday, December 10, 2012 | A Rambling story

    Today is Monday. I have spent my day dealing with issues and crisis's. My son's fiance' blew a job interview because she didn't prepare like I told her to and then called me in panic mode because she wasn't going to get there in time, wasn't dressed right, didn't follow my directions, etc. She admitted that perhaps she should have prepared better. Ya think??? They agreed to interview her on Wedne...

    1 Recommendation


  • Tis in this moment

    Monday, April 29, 2013 | A Rambling story

    Monday, all day today... got some planting done, I still want to erect my own greenhouse out of 2 litre pop bottles. So I hooked up the new flat screen tv. and decided to stay in my jammies and have a slumber party with myself and the dogs lol. tomorrow is the now changed Mri scan not a ct. I'm nervous, I've had them before but I hate the IV. so I'm having them sedate me. I broke down this am and...

    1 Recommendation

    1 Comment

  • Time flies

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 | A Rambling story

    I can't believe how long it has been since I have been on here. So much has happened and yet so much remains the same. Since my last post I have had a 3rd surgery on my back bringing the total of spine surgeries to 8. Yuk. My pain has continually gotten worse and can no longer work. I am on a long acting morphine derivative and short acting one for breakthrough pain. My grandchildren count is up ...

    1 Recommendation

  • Wonderful pain filled Sunday

    Monday, May 26, 2014 | A Rambling story

    it's been awhile since I have written but things have been low key. Yesterday my daughter came over with her children(7,6 and 1 yr old twins) they came over early and stayed all day. Then Joe invited his friends( I never met them) for dinner. We were sitting out by the pool when my daughter got a text from her friend asking what she was doing. Her fiancé and my son in law are brothers and ...

    1 Recommendation


  • My Story Thus Far... TW maybe?

    Monday, June 23, 2014 | A Rambling story

    Ok so I am going to try and diligently journal once a week, I hope.  It all depends, it is easiest for me to do this from work on a real computer vs notebook & phone however, I have to keep some compsure to work.
    So I am trying to find myself and who I am, I have gotten so lost in being the glue for everyone and alwasy do do do that I don't know who I am anymore. I know that I was sexual...

    1 Recommendation

  • Hello Everyone

    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | A Rambling story

    Well its been almost three years since i wrote last time and a lot of things happen. I had my surgery and everything went wrong. The tumor was cancer. I stayed in the hopital for 10 weeks most of it in ICU. I was very sick and almost died twice. I had some good doctors and some bad doctors and i finally got home. I had to have physical thrapy to learn how to wlalk again.I then went home and recov...

    2 Recommendations


  • 1 st.

    Monday, March 23, 2015 | A Rambling story

    Hello, well my story is 5 yrs ago a had what is called a interbody fusion done to my lower back L3,L4,L5. I NOW HAD 2 RODS AND 6 SCREWS IN MY BACK. Today was ok. Not new to DS was a member about 2 yrs. go , its been that long . I was here everyday but lost /forgot my password ,knew my users name but still couldn't find it. I have the worst grammar so please forgive.

    1 Recommendation

  • Day After Day

    Sunday, October 11, 2015 | A Rambling story

    Tonight, I am not sure what to say except that I wish something meaningful was happening.  I at times feel ashamed when someone asked me do I work? and I say no, then it seems like it gets awkward.  It shouldn't be that way, but I guess that is how society is these days.  Its like you are seriously flawed if you do not work or do something five days a week.   I try not to...

    1 Recommendation