Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hoarding Medicine and Cleaners

Today I was able to finish the kitchen cabinets. In the cabinet above the microwave, medicines, bandaids, and first aid essentials were spilling out. It took a couple of hours to sort through the medicines and black out my parents … Continue reading

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Compulsive Acquiring and Saving

Tonight I went to a community class titled “Loved Ones Who Hoard: Guidelines for Family and Friends.” Jan Hulme Shepard, the speaker for the class, is on her own journey to release clutter and stop hoarding. She believes that the … Continue reading

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Hoarding Appliances

This morning I woke up at eight, still pretty tired from yesterday. Dad made blueberry pancakes and bacon, so I couldn’t start the decluttering until he sat down for his breakfast. Then I dragged out everything in the cabinet between … Continue reading

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Hoarding Food

I had a couple of days off from work, so I decided to make┬áthe drive to my parents’ house today. I turned into the driveway, and the familiar sight of the Coca-Cola machines by the old storage shed greeted me. … Continue reading

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