Carter Family

About Carter Family

Rape and abuse survivor, mother of special needs/autistic 20 plus yr old, mother of a combat medic. Both are Global Messengers for Special Olympics NC. Have gone through many traumatic events, countless medical issues and still have a ;) on my face and love in my heart. Volunteering is a part of my dna. Irish but chose to date out of my race and have had to deal with the narrow-minded ignorance of racism. Everyone has things we go through, telling my story may help someone get through theirs.
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It could be worse…

By |January 16th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

This is just to replace my lenses in my eyeglasses. Then… find out I have started to develop cataracts. Ho hum…

This is a first for me. I know this is not that bad. My momma did pay more for her glasses. Good thing is my diabetes has not affected my eyes yet.

10 days or […]

Our lives are about to change

By |January 14th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Originally posted 2014-06-13 22:43:09. […]

Originally posted 2014-06-13 22:43:09.

A passion for helping others

By |January 14th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Here it is on a Sunday evening and I am sitting here watching my husband sleep. Which I am ok with. He is trying to struggle with his current job to try to transition from years in the Marine Corps to now transition to driving CDL (commercial driving) for a living.

I recently had a […]

Originally posted 2014-08-11 01:49:08.

The truth can be hard to see

By |January 14th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Well it has been almost 2 weeks since my last post. I have been having an enormous amount of discomfort from whatever is going on inside of me. Today I go for an ultrasound. Thank goodness someone finally ordered something I needed. I have just been beyond ready to find out the problem.
On the […]

Originally posted 2014-05-27 14:15:09.

What is wrong? No explanation from doctors…Please share

By |January 14th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Ok, this is more of a plea for help. It is sort of linked to one of the other posts I made recently. Here is the link to that post…http://throughourlives.com/2014/05/10/i-need-corrective-surgery-but-have-to-pay-over-7500-first/

Since I went to the ER the other day something seemed to changed. I am not sure if it is symptom to taking a new […]

Originally posted 2014-05-13 12:51:47.

Isn’t this the truth!

By |January 14th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Reelin for Research

By |January 14th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Cancer has touched someone in just about everyone’s life. When a child gets cancer it has such a huge toll on the lives of the child and those treating them.

I hope and pray one day they find a cure to cancer. Until that day they continue to research treatments more than folks realize. So […]

Originally posted 2018-04-27 10:54:54.

Things to Avoid if you have Acne

By |January 14th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Nearly 50 million teenagers and adults a year experience acne, the most common skin condition in the United States. Battling breakouts can be incredibly frustrating, because they can be triggered by a complex combination of factors you can’t control — including genetics, hormones and the climate you live in — and there is no […]

You don’t need to take what I said out on my daughter

By |January 14th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

This is part of what I said in an earlier post.For those of you not aware of what I am referring to here is the post http://wp.me/p4rZlU-c4 .So the plot thickens. My daughter tried to do the right thing and she went to tell her boyfriend’s mother, Happy Mothers Day. She bought her some flowers […]

Originally posted 2014-05-12 12:12:38.

I need corrective surgery but have to pay over $7500 first?

By |January 14th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Went to the ER recently and had ”issues”. Let’s just say the majority of you won’t really want to know all that it involves. But I will say that my intestines, bowels are involved. I had a surgery back in 2009 at the Naval Hospital. It involved 5 different procedures. I knew something was […]

Originally posted 2014-05-10 15:16:43.

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