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Caregiver’s Story…. Flashback Installment #4 Imminent Death

I thought I behaved different from my brother.  I have teased, poked, prodded, and chided him for appearing to bury his head deep in the sand, to avoid life and it’s more difficult issues. For him, If he doesn’t acknowledge something, it doesn’t exist. Apparently I had been borrowing a page from his book in how […]

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A Caregiver’s Story…. Flashback Installment #3 Nighttime Conversations

In the evenings, when everyone else is asleep, mom and I talk. We are waiting for her “shot” to take effect and see if she needs another, so we have time. Our serious conversations, generally, she initiates. She tells me of what jewelry she has left, who she wants to have what. She talks about where I […]

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A Caregiver’s Story….Hospitals and Hospice

For the first time since mom moved in with us, she ended up in the hospital. Her body wasn’t cooperating and needed help to remove excess fluid; her body wouldn’t do it on its own. When mom and I were living in Washington, she went to the hospital about every three to six months to have excess […]

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A Caregiver’s Story…. A Short Conversation on Death.

This morning we packed up to head to mom’s dentist.  The appointment itself was uneventful, only a routine cleaning.  The excitement came with a flying  from outta nowhere rock that spider webbed moms windshield. I don’t think that they can fill this one.  The windshield will probably need to be replaced. Despite the excitement of […]

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