In 2005 my only child, my son, Dusty was killed in a car accident. He was my paretns only grandchild. Spoiled rotten, the limelight always.
The past few years has been a rollercoaster of emotions for me and those around me. Now my parents are aging fast. Dad doesn't feel good at 84, he will be 85 in January. Mom is 79 and a rock but even rocks wear with time.
The table has been turned. I am now the leader. They are such precious, wonderful people. I love them so very much. The emotions though are difficult to deal with. Being an ostrich sounds great or a bear and hybernate for the winter....maybe things will get better and pass.
Our journey in life brings us to so many stops. Learning how to cope and still have my own life is front and center again. Hopefully the 2010 will bring me new strengths, power and knowledge.
Have a great day and enjoy all of those around you.