Posts Tagged aging

A Caregiver’s Story….Caregiver Burnout

***This post was written in September of 2016*** Today I have been reading about caregiver burnout. The article I read, directed me to a quiz to try and define where I am in my caregiver burnout journey. I have to say I was a bit surprised by my result, sorta. According to my self test and assessment, and […]

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Caregiver’s Story….A Body at Rest

As with all people, mom is going to die. I am not being morbid; I am being a realist. Now, mind you, I am not trying to hurry it along. I’ve told mom many times, at fifty plus years old, I am not ready to be an orphan. In attempt to extend moms life and quality […]

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Out To the Woods, Also

How does that nursery rhyme go?  “To market, to market, to buy a fat hog…”  Well, I am not off to procure a pig but it is ten in the morning and still, I am not beating the rising heat index. I have whistled for Sadie and we are headed out to the state forest that abuts […]

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A Caregiver’s Story…. Breathe.

I don’t think I have told you. We have a construction project going on.  My cute little house is having a face lift; of sorts. When mom came to live with us she took the existing master suite with the connecting bath. All other areas of the house, except sleeping spaces, are shared. With four adults, one medium sized […]

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A Caregiver’s Story…. Junk Mail – A Film Short

In our lives we get busy. We forget to call our parents or grandparents. They understand because their lives once resembled our own. But, I never wanted that for my mom. I never want her to feel alone; I never wanted her to feel I forgot. This is why I am grateful mom lives with us. […]

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