Friday Fun: Give Us the Guffaws

laughing_hystericallyIt’s Friday, so let’s share some funnies. What’s a humorous experience that’s happened to you in your caregiving role? It could be something that happened years ago or just yesterday, as long as today it makes you giggle. We’ll giggle with you.

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10 Comments on "Friday Fun: Give Us the Guffaws"


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Feb 8, 2013

Ok … i can do this … Naturally, once we placed my mother in the dementia specific ward we would go there most evenings to help the nursing staff at meal time. One time i was hand feeding my mother and helping three others eat when one of the remaining 20 patients in the ward, a male just stood walked to the corner and relieved himself against the wall. at the same time one of the females squated and did number 2 … the nurse was obviously having a stressful day … i look at her and then at them …. shrugged my shoulders and said … i really dont think this was a comment on the food tonight … she smiled we laughed and continued with what we needed to do

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Feb 8, 2013

Love this, David. Spontaneous and beautiful.

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Feb 8, 2013

@David, God Bless you! I bet the nurse said to herself! Thank God you didn’t think it terrible enough that you reported it to the staff in charge or something! That would have been just too much no, David? We suffer through these things in our lives and then sometimes people such as you bring us Grace by the little things you say to help us cope! God Bless you! :)

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Feb 8, 2013

Wonderful equanimity David……..

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Feb 8, 2013

Among the things I love about my partner are her sense of humor and her brilliance — but things can get interesting when they mix with her cognitive and emotional dysfunction. She thought the psych people took her far too seriously when they examined her during her therapy intake in 2009 because, after all, she did as they asked. They said, “Spell ‘wrong’ backwards” and she dutifully recited, “W-R-O-N-G-B-A-C-K-W-A-R-D-S.”

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Feb 9, 2013

@ejourneys, this is sooo funny! I remember when my aunt was sent to a psychologist to be evaluated and they asked her what day it was. She promptly told him the day and date. He said “Oh,no! You’re wrong!” But she was right and so? Albeit my aunt was really losing it? The guy was wrong and lacked – some – credibility…. :)