Posts Tagged family

A Caregiver’s Story….Flashback #1 Ch, Ch, Ch, Changes

  Since Christmas, my world has turned upside down. Mom is needing more help in her daily activities, is unsteady on her feet, has a harder time breathing, is taking longer to recover from exertion (and her extremities actually turn purple while recovering.) And I do not feel comfortable leaving the house for any length […]

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A Caregiver’s Story…. The Blessing of Family

I am grateful that my  little house was busting with family. It was heart-warming as I haven’t had a  lot of family, all at once in our home; at the same time it was heart-wrenching. I suspect that the reason for the influx, my family is afraid that this may be the last Christmas season they get to […]

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A Caregiver’s Story….Family

People asked me how I was doing.  I told them,  “I am doing fine, I’ve had lots of practice going to the emergency room and admitting family into the hospital.” Mom chuckled at my statement cause she knows that she’s the one I have had lots of practice with.  She has helped me to know what items that I will […]

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Caregiver’s Story…. Settling In

Mom and I have been home a little over a month now. Overall, it’s been a smooth transition. However, the first couple days were highly stressful for all involved. There was so much to do it was overwhelming.  At first I tried doing a little of this and a little of that but mom and I just […]

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