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Joy Comes in the Morning

Joy comes

When you have the weight of the world on your shoulders due to a specific horrific situation in life and you fight depression, the night time is the worst.

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Oppression… Depression…

Today is a crappy day. Not because anything particularly crappy happened today (yet) but because I am just so tired.

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Through Trials…

trials

There are days that I can honestly say I have looked up toward Heaven and wondered,”God are you really real?” It is the days I feel most lost, most alone, and most vulnerable. It is the days when I am deep in a trial and wondering “WHY!”

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Homeschool Burnout

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It is sad to say but…

I have lost my zeal for homeschooling. I have been going through the motions lately but not pouring myself into the  children’s education like I did when they were little. Back then, homeschooling was still fresh and new for me and I was still excited about it all. After a few years of schooling, many moms tend to have homeschool burn-out. It is where you lose you drive and passion for it. You are tired and mentally exhausted and attempt to “push through” and the kids are bored and and disinterested tend to “push back.”

stressI have been stuck in “burn out” mode for too long. I struggle with depression and health issues ever since my “medically induced menopause.” During that time, we got “behind” in schooling and we never seemed to recover.  But something has to be done…
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Chasteberry “The Women’s Herb”

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My Story:   

In 2005, I was forced into menopause, surgically. I had to have all my inner “girly parts” taken out because of a 20 pound tumor (noncancerous) was discovered on and removed from my ovary. Now, I say it is non-cancerous but the docs wanted to say “pre-cancerous” and so they decided it was in my best interests to just get all that stuff out since I had no use for it anyway because I birthed the last of my three kiddos and had my tubes tied two years prior.

Adam (74)

 

Signing up for surgery, a sweet 2 year old in tow.

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