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Friday, August 30, 2013

My m-i-l is driving me CRAZZZZZYYYYYYY!!!!!!! Last night, I had just fallen asleep. when I heard a cabinet door banging. Then "I want \water!!" By the time I got to her, she had forgotten about the water and was looking for her purse. Mind you, it is now 10:45 p.m. and I would much rather be in bed!! After half an hour of getting her settled in bed. sleep was not for me.

But a new day...yes the frustrations of my m-i-l are still here and not going anywhere. I am trying so hard to learn how to deal with her. So the reason for my blog today. I have not been making the best choices lately because of my frustrations with her. I am proud of myself for the choices I have made today. First, I walked for 80 minutes. Yes, a good reprieve for me to be out of the house! My second good choice was breakfast. I really wanted a bowl (or two) of Reeses Puffs, but opted for a bowl of all-bran with some raisins instead. I know my body will thank me for it! On to more good choices!!! I must learn to take this one day, one moment at a time and not let my m-i-l drive me to eat.

Did I mention she has dementia, can't see well and can't hear with a darn?
I know this is not exactly the stuff to put in a sp blog, but I needed a place to vent! I apologize !
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    My husband has memory loss too, and he is up all night sometimes. Drives me mad! But he's ok. Don't worry about putting it in a blog, that's what SP is for. Keep making those choices and hope your knee gets better soon. emoticon
    1753 days ago
    Sorry but she is blessed to have you help her. emoticon
    1758 days ago
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