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Category Archives: My Family

Count Your Blessings

There was a day when the only thing I had to care for was my ’75 red Mustang. One husband, four kids, and tenView full post »

Who Is The Chubby Lady IN THE PICTURE?

When I see my fifty-something self in pictures, I cringe and my inner voice says, “Yikes, who is the chubbyView full post »

It Was a Bit Crowded in Our Marriage

He walked into the Bible study with his guitar and a big smile on his face. It was 1981, but he was a leftover hippieView full post »

Just Keep Swimming

Three years ago, after my husband, Ron, and I both had back surgery, our doctor recommended that we have “aquaView full post »

Jesus Loves Me This I Know

I watched my husband, Ron, endure 12 surgeries in five years. Then I hurt myself taking care of him. Two weeks afterView full post »

Plan G – God’s Plan

I want to know the future. Actually, I want to control the future. I am a planer. I prepare. I love calendars. I hadView full post »

O Me Of Little Faith

Three years ago, my life changed drastically when I became a full-time caregiver for my husband. My husband, Ron, had aView full post »

NEW BODY TYPE

“Grandma,” Six-year-old Ever said,”You’re white and soft and sweet. Just like aView full post »

A Tribute To My Husband On Fathers’ Day By Tonya Ruiz 2013

Ronald, from the minute the first pregnancy test was positive – you embraced fatherhood wholeheartedly. After waitingView full post »