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Anticipatory Grieving

The concept of Anticipatory Grief  first came to my attention early in mom’s hospice care. Our chaplain was concerned for my well being as a caregiver, as well as mom’s well being. 530 more words


~ The Stuff That Really Matters ~

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine

You make me happy, when skies are grey

You’ll never know dear, how much I love you

Please don’t take my sunshine away… 1,999 more words

Caring For Aging Parents

On Death and Dying  

At 53, I have experienced the passing of several friends and loved ones. Just as how we live is unique to each of us, my experience has shown that how we die is also unique. 704 more words


~ Full-time Daughter ~

I’ve been waiting for an e-mail. For nine weeks.

I entered a writing contest in a popular women’s magazine, and the description for the contest was this: … 579 more words

Caring For Aging Parents

Managing Medications for Mom and Dad

Wow! Both my husband and I spend a crazy amount of time managing medications: Sorting, administering, ordering, and picking them up! Bless them both, my mother and mother-in-law are fairly sure that there is a pill to fix almost everything. 482 more words


Calming the Savage Beast

It’s been ages since I’ve blogged, and I’ve really missed it! But, I intend to do something about it. Life has been a real whirlwind lately. 1,561 more words