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Pressure from the school to return next year
Monday, May 30, 2016      4 comments

I don't want to go back next year, hate the drive, and Mum is 90 and can't do the stairs. Besides, the classroom is just not safe with bookbags thrown everywhere. But lots of pressure, "encouragement" to return next year. Not going to happen..... Read more
Sunday, May 29, 2016      2 comments

The nieces and nephews are out running in the rain, beloved has gone a bicycle ride and the baby is sleeping. We will get Mum later today and have a nice day together making happy memories.... Read more
Nieces and baby come tonight
Saturday, May 28, 2016      5 comments

To celebrate the baby's 2nd birthday and Mum's 90th. What a combination!... Read more
Got through a little "time of trouble"
Friday, May 27, 2016      5 comments

Mum is delighted with the Assisted Living facility, said yesterday "it's so much better than I ever could have imagined!" The last few weeks have been hell but we got through them! Praise God for His guiding hand!... Read more
Woke up terrified...!
Thursday, May 26, 2016      3 comments

I'd be all alone if beloved died first, almost wants me to have bad health so I DONT live a long time...alone. We couldnt have children. I have two nieces in California neither of whom are interested in anyone outside their own family. Scary..... Read more
Settling in
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      1 comments

Mum seems to be settling in. She is worried about "when the money runs out" but the CPA said that wont be for 5 years. Nothing we can do but stay on course, pray, and stay calm.... Read more
Mum is safe with lots of help
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      5 comments

I dont know how people are expected to pay $4000/month for Assisted Living but Mum is blessed to be able to do so...for 5 years anyway. Then what? Then beloved and I will have to run through our savings. Something is terribly wrong when we can't... Read more
Movers come today
Monday, May 23, 2016      1 comments

To move Mum into Assisted Living. Beloved got safely back last night, praise God! Tonight I can sleep in my own bed after 14 long nights caring for mum.... Read more
Complaining at SP doesn't change anything?
Sunday, May 22, 2016      2 comments

I have grumbled about the new page layout, hate it, hate it. Can't be bothered to try and figure out where the heck things are in the midst of struggling with getting Mum moved tomorrow. Nobody at SP is even answering my emails.... Read more
Two more days and nights
Saturday, May 21, 2016      3 comments

Until Mum goes into Assisted Living. Sorry, but I am so darn beyond exhausted all I can do is cry. I'm tired, worn out, fed up, and burned out. Night 8 with just a few hours of broken sleep. It is so grossly unfair to leave the care of an eld... Read more
Take Mum to a doctor appointment today
Friday, May 20, 2016      2 comments

To get the final papers signed so she may go into Assisted Living. Changed her address on-line yesterday. Did you know know the Post Office charges $1.00 to change an address on line? Why isn't it a free service? I hop to go by Mum's place tod... Read more
Calcium, vitamin D, and Fosamax have done NOTHING to help my bones!
Thursday, May 19, 2016      3 comments

All the money and years wasted taking these three things and now my "bones are like porcelain" thin, extremely brittle, and I'm not making ANY bone cells. What a waste and it's grossly unfair the medical profession and big pharma are pushing th... Read more
Balance problems
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      6 comments

Today my niece from California will stay with Mum while I go meet with PT for balance training. I'm so ill with exhaustion, Mum wakes every few hours to go to the bathroom and instantly I'm hyperalert, then cant fall back to sleep. Finally got... Read more
Assisted Living?
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      5 comments

Mum and I looked at a nice place ten minutes from our home but golly, $4000/month? How are people affording this? My niece flew out from California yesterday. After 12 years of beloved and I carrying the load my sister and b-i-l sent my 30 y... Read more
Mum fell at 0240
Monday, May 16, 2016      6 comments

I heard the crash, came downstairs to find blood everywhere on the floor, sofa, mum. She fell while trying to get to the bathroom. I couldnt get her up, had to run outside and the Lord provided an RN just getting off work who came over, helped... Read more

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