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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

You guys are great! My visit with my difficult brother is going well, so far. We take him to the airport this afternoon, so it is almost over. The encouragement and suggestions you all have made have made all the difference in the world for me.

My cousin, Mary, has been understanding about it. We have gotten some moments together and will have a few hours this evening once brother J is gone. Hooray.

Sometimes you are embarrassed to be related to a person, but others usually understand, because they probably have someone in their family that they aren't so proud of, either. I'm going to get through this. Thanks for the help, my friends.
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  • NEWSTARTNANA
    I join the throng of your friends who have been hoping and praying that things go well on your visit. I'm glad things are going well. I think it helps to have planned out various scenarios, just in case. Congratulations on coping well with your brother and I'm sure you will have a lovely visit with your cousin. Safe home.
    1728 days ago
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  • OTEN36
    emoticon am so happy for you.
    Travel safe and make sure to let us know when you get home.
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    1728 days ago
  • PHEBESS
    Listen, you don't get to pick your family - we ALL have someone we'd rather not be related to!
    1728 days ago
  • CATLADY52
    We all have relatives that we'd rather forget. It is inevitable in families. It is a strain for all involved. As long as you can be civil to each other visits can go reasonbly well. Enjoy the time left to visit with other folks. emoticon
    1728 days ago
  • NILLAPEPSI
    Trust me -- we all have relatives we wish we didn't have. emoticon
    1728 days ago
  • DESERTJULZ
    Glad you're doing so well, Beth!
    1729 days ago
  • LOOKINGUP2012
    So glad you are still feeling cheerful! God keep you every moinute of the day : )
    1729 days ago
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    Comment edited on: 11/21/2012 12:27:56 PM
  • LISBETHSALANDER
    You're great. I've found that since I've cleaned up my eating I'm more centered and not nearly as reactive to slings and arrows shot by others. Glad your visit is going so well.
    1729 days ago
  • KIMCOLLINGS
    I'm glad your visit went pretty well with your brother. Sounds like it may have been better than expected.
    1729 days ago
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