Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Susie Parker
103 followers -
I'm a 55 year old freelance writer living in Wilmington, NC.
I'm a 55 year old freelance writer living in Wilmington, NC.

103 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
I Miss You Daddy...Thoughts of Saturday Mornings, Warm Coffee and Pipe Tobacco
Before dementia began eroding my parents' lives, and even after it began, every single Saturday Morning I would run downstairs, my Mom would be in the kitchen trying to figure out how to put cereal in the bowl but not wanting any help, and I would pour two ...

Post has attachment
Selling and Sailing...Charting a New Course
My 2016 has been a year unlike any I have ever in my life experienced. It's been the most stomach-churning roller coaster ride I've ever been aboard. In January my mother suffered a fall which set off a chain of events that would ultimately culminate in the...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Grief, Terror and the Love of Two Great Dogs...
Thanks to Facebook " memories ", a look back at what one was doing in past years on the very same date, I clicked on yesterday's " memories " and read what was going on exactly one year ago yesterday. My Dad was in the throes of a respiratory virus, sleepin...

Post has attachment
Blog updated - It may seem small, but I drove to Charlotte in one piece!!

Post has attachment
The Road Less Taken Delivers Me To Charlotte...
I'm interrupting the timeline for a non-commercial break, and a huge personal breath-through. On Monday Evening of January 11th, 2016, after kissing my Mom goodnight for the evening at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center . I walked out of the buildin...

Post has attachment
The Beginning of the End...
In my last post, I finished with the lines, " I imagined we would spend three or four uneventful hours in the ER, the x-ray would possibly show a deep bruise and we would be on our way back home by dinner time.  I couldn't have been more wrong on all counts...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
The Beginning of the End...
In my last post, I finished with the lines, " I imagined we would spend three or four uneventful hours in the ER, the x-ray would possibly show a deep bruise and we would be on our way back home by dinner time.  I couldn't have been more wrong on all counts...

Post has attachment
First time blogging in a LONG time. First in a series of posts on losing both my parents 9 days apart, and learning how to live after being a full-time caregiver for over 3 years.
Wait while more posts are being loaded