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Women as Caregivers

I posted this to my other blog a couple of months ago, and it was quite popular.  I think it is important for women to read, and I wanted to post it here as well since this page is about caregiving. 515 more words


Hold On To Yourself

Day one of dialysis. They told me at the hospital that we would receive education at the clinic. I’ve been looking forward to this appointment to finally have someone answer questions and explain things to me. 401 more words


A day out of the house even to go grocery shopping was a good thing. G and I first stopped for a lovely lunch at a nearby restaurant. 124 more words


A Busy Month

February 2015 was filled with travel.

I had one day between each trip to unpack, wash laundry, and repack before catching the next flight out. 342 more words

A Night In the Emergency Room

Emergency rooms at 3:00 a.m. are  interesting places.  As I sit here with my mother, I’m in the perfect spot to observe. Mom is quiet and stable, thank you so much Lord.   473 more words

Spiritual Thoughts

Friday's Focus—Balance

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. And Jane a frazzled mom. And Steve a stressed out commuter. And Becky an exhausted caretaker. 137 more words


Poem - Guilt and expected death

There’s a guilty feeling the caregiver has
when their loved one dies.
Be it spouse, parent, child,
you’ve taken care of them
for a long time… 172 more words