Just give it up bro.
your second heart attack
making the doctors
like you were an old Mercedes
with a fading car battery.
I wanted you to stop,
end your suffering
to your next adventure.
But it wasn’t in you to quit.
It wasn’t in your nature
to give up.
Growing up I‘ve never seen you
take a days off
always being a steady workhorse.
You were a fighter all the way
to the end.
You fought in hundreds of battles
fighting off your demons.
But we couldn’t see you
We had to throw in the towel.
You wouldn’t go down
for your own good
because you wanted to die
on your shield.
You were a warrior,
You were my father.
But you look foreign to me
laying in your death-bed
a shell of your former
strong lively self.
You just lay there waiting
for the boatman to ferry you across
to the next world
staring past your family
at the foot of your bed
looking at that whack ass art print
in your room of a tiny sailboat
heading towards a lighthouse.
The meaning was simple
but I wonder if it was meant to be there
making your transition easier.
In any case,
this was your last voyage,
saying our goodbyes.
We will all miss you.
O Captain! My Captain!
Take to the rough seas
one last time
head towards the light
onto your next adventure.
Savory bacon and cheddar waffles with sliced smoked ham, a sunny side up egg and a cherry pepper hollandaise. Perfect for breakfast, brunch or dinner!
I was inspired to make this by Loring Place in New York City. It makes a delicious flavor combination.
Delish had a great recipe for bacon cheddar waffles that I followed.
For the (light version) cherry pepper hollandaise:
Diced cherry peppers
3 ounces (6 tablespoons) light or reduced-fat cream cheese
1 teaspoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon kosher salt or coarse sea salt
Add the cream cheese, lemon juice, mustard, and salt to a blender. Puree until the sauce is silky smooth. Stir in the diced cherry peppers.
So Universal has kicked off their Dark Universe. I think it’s pretty cool, although I did think it was weird to see “Dark Universe” on the screen when I’ve been waiting for the DC movie of the same name. Apparently Warner Bros. thinks it’s weird too, because the internet tells me they’re thinking about suing Universal for use of the name. But as evidenced by the new logo, Universal ain’t too worried about it. Another weird thing is that apparently this universe includes the Phantom of the Opera and the Hunchback of Notre Dame, neither of which are monsters to my knowledge. But anyway, on to the movie.
I had fun, guys. I spent too much time trying to figure out if I actually liked this movie, but after a certain point I was sure I liked it. But you know, my liking a movie shouldn’t be so contingent upon…
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Planking has become increasingly popular for core strengthening, and for good reason: it works – in large part because it engages multiple muscle groups simultaneously. What are some of the benefits you can expect from adding this exercise to your regular routine?
1. A Toned Belly Planking will help build your deep inner core muscles that lay the groundwork for that six-pack look. As your abdominal muscles become stronger, your mid-section will tighten. Keep in mind, however, that in order to really get “six-pack” abs, you have to shed fat. For men that would be a body fat of about 6 percent, and women around 9 percent, in order to achieve that classic six-pack. This is not necessarily healthy.
2.Reduce Back Pain Planks work for back pain because they strengthen your core, which has the pleasant “side effect” of reducing back pain. They also strengthen your back muscles, especially…
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With Father’s Day upon us I would like to take a minute to say a little bit about my husband. The father of my children and the most important man in my life.
Thank you. I know I do not say this enough. You go to work every day and bust your butt so we can have an amazing life. Thank you for allowing me to be a stay at home mom with our children. Thank you for supporting me and helping me follow my dreams.
You do so much more than work though. You do all of the hard things that I won’t. Like, clean up vomit. Not only the kids and the dogs but mine too. I don’t even have to ask and for this, I thank you. Thank you for doing all of the gross work.
You don’t know how much I appreciate every single back rub. (Yes, I know I ask every single night.) You only give me a few groans but you still do it. After dealing with the kids all day it’s so nice to be spoiled by you. I know you deserve a back rub too, I swear someday I’ll get to it.
Thank you for loving me even though I am not the same woman you met ten years ago. I can no longer fit into those little outfits I used to wear. I have stretch marks that look like a map of the United States. You still love me, you still make me feel beautiful, and you don’t comment when I haven’t shaved my legs in a month. I appreciate that.
Thank you for always having my back. When it comes to my parenting methods, my family, your family, or just in general, you always support me. I know I am not the easiest person to deal with and you only sometimes make fun of my awkwardness. For that, I love you even more.
I am so in love with how much you love our children. You are the best father in the world and they adore you. (M always pulling your beard and ripping your glasses off is her way of saying, I love you, Daddy.) The kids are crazy all of the time. Where was I going with that? Oh, they are crazy but they love you. Even if you think they don’t show it.
Thank you for being patient with me. In all aspects of our marriage. I know you don’t get much you time. Just know that I notice. I don’t give you as much attention and I did before our kids, okay you hardly get any at all. I swear someday I will figure it out.
There is so much more I could say but our kids are waking up and ain’t nobody got time for that.
I love you, babycakes!
Do you have an amazing man in your life?? Tell me about him!
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Just a quick note, my blog is primarily based on personal views and experience, sometimes referring to research and some background information, with the aim of helping anyone who may be suffering, or know of anyone suffering from a mental health illness. I haven’t written in a while, so let’s see how this goes. I would welcome any advice and feedback on my blogs, or your personal thoughts on the topic.
So, this post is a little more personal than my previous posts. As you will have guessed from the title, it’s about diabetes. I’m a diabetic, type 1 to be precise. It means that my body cannot produce insulin, and thus, requires me to self-medicate with insulin. But, my aim here isn’t to provide a full medical account of what diabetes is (I have included a link to some websites that provide more in depth information below). Instead, my…
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Being an only girl with seven rowdy brothers makes country life rough for sixteen-year-old Pepper. She is sick and tired of the annoying and down-right embarrassing pranks of her brothers. Plus, she resents having to compete with them for the attention and love she craves from her too-strict dad. Enters Stoney, a cute hippy who offers her a ride to a place where she is promised unconditional love and acceptance. But that love may not be unconditional.
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