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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In my thoughts

By |July 4th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

You know I have been thinking alot more since the passing of my mother, June 21 2018. I miss her so much. My son, Dusty, talks about her ALOT. It is hard to hear him talk about her. I mean it is good thoughts but it is painful to hear.

With me trying […]

sorry not sorry this is funny!

By |July 1st, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Originally posted 2018-08-30 11:23:00.

Heaven or Hell on a Squatty Potty

By |July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

 

“Will I go to Hell if I just make my own squatty potty out of scrap lumber?
Hell or Heaven are more long term issues; however and in the short term, if you use scrap lumber-make it is not crappy lumber though and well sanded-then you’ll save some money which you can use to buy […]

Originally posted 2017-10-08 23:54:14.

An open letter… 😁

By |July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

😂😂😂😂😂

IRMA MAE,
Listen baby, I understand you and HARVEY had some ups and downs, and then he left you and his son. But you don’t have to chase him honey!
Women get their hearts broken everyday, but we don’t just take it out on EVERYBODY that’s “Close” to us 😕
Why don’t you and little JOSE just […]

Originally posted 2017-09-07 12:56:53.

If you have dogs…

By |July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hurricane tip:
Put pieces of sod in a kiddie pool and put it in your garage. You have a safe place for your dogs to potty during the storm.

Never let dogs off leash into the yard during the storm, dogs get easily spooked during hurricanes and may take off, scaling even a large fence. Also, […]

Originally posted 2017-09-07 11:10:17.

Caregiving: Why change is difficult 

By |July 1st, 2019|Family|0 Comments

An Excerpt from Leaning Into Sharp Points). Change is analogous to a large boulder balanced on a precipice. It looks like it could tumble off the cliff if just a little pressure were applied. But despite your great effort, it won’t budge. The weight and inertia of the boulder prevent it from moving. And […]

If you need water

By |June 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I saw this on facebook courtesy of Caleb Cain. If you need to get water and have available storage totes and a few bucks to get the other pieces to get a nozzle on it then check out his post below.
Okay… I’m seeing a lot of people saying they didn’t get water soon enough […]

Originally posted 2017-09-07 09:45:44.

Chef Fred

By |June 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Chef Fred, a high school classmate of mine and the seducer of sweets….

 

Originally posted 2017-09-05 21:18:27.

My disdain was clear

By |June 29th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

So I go see an allergist this week. I had an allergy test done several, several years ago but my pcm felt an updated one was in order.
Previous results showed I was allergic to dust mites and roach feces. I went to the same doctor’s office as the previous appointment.
I expected him to do […]

I’ll admit

By |June 27th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

I have been in a slump since my momma passed away.
I know I still have alot to be thankful for but I feel like I have lost my will to carry on.
Now don’t mistake that for me being suicidal, because I am not. I just don’t have the same – umph – per say […]

Originally posted 2018-08-29 14:18:59.

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