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What Can I Say…I’m “Caregiver Human”

What Can I Say…I’m “Caregiver Human”

I spent most of Christmas Eve day in bed with the dogs on the bed, and the covers over my head, it’s my drug of choice when I can’t cope.  I was doing a lousy job trying to gear up to bring Mom over to my house for dinner, spend the night, and have Christmas morning...
Holiday Eve

Holiday Eve

“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” Lao Tzu These photos are this year’s Christmas card.  It’s all I had the energy for.  Every...
Pushing The Reset Button, Part 2

Pushing The Reset Button, Part 2

This is a continuation of Susan McCurry’s chapter from her book, When A Family Member Has Dementia.  The first part of this chapter showed up in November 11 blog, called, Push The Reset Button. I will continue to break this chapter down into several day’s reading in...
Levels of Letting Go

Levels of Letting Go

  Every holiday I emotionally gear up to bring Mom over to my house.  As the years pass with this disease, holidays have become more and more difficult, for her and for me, and each for different reasons.  Our time together has gone from 2-3 days down to 24...