My mom was a full-time mom. She said her greatest accomplishment was being a mom. It was quite clear because she did so with enthusiasm always putting her kids first. She raised her sons to be kind hearted men. She is the type of lady that within minutes of meeting her you would be best friends with her laughing up a storm. I know she has me laughing every time we talk.
About five years ago, my dad retired and he and her spend all their time together. Its thrilling for me to see because even though they have always been close in their 46 year marriage, it seems even stronger now then ever before. A true example to follow.
However, recently she had to start carrying around an oxygen tank due to years of smoking. It was difficult to get her to quit but she was able to eventually. She did quit several years before the oxygen tank, but the damage was done.
Her insurance currently funds one tank, but it isn't mobile and constructively acts like a leash keeping her stuck in the house for the most part. If she does leave it can be quite the ordeal and very embarassing for her. Her and my dad are trying to figure out a way to fund her a tank that is about the size of a purse so she can get out and explore the outdoors again. With their fixed retirement income, a purchase like this has proven to be quite difficult.
What I am asking of you is to donate a few dollars and leave a few kind words if you wish. I want to see my mom around for many more years so my dad can shower her with love and continue to be the happiest husband around. I also want to be able to have the opportunity to give back to the most caring of moms who was and is still there every step of the way for me. Thanks!!
My mom enjoying the outdoors before the need for the tank.
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