Yesterday, on Your Caregiving Journey, @trish and I discussed Love, our latest book in our CareGifters Book Series. June, one of the book’s contributors, also joined us to talk about her essay, “Open Wounds, Open Hearts,” featured in Love. You can listen to our show via the player, below.
During our show, we discussed how hard it can be to write about what’s happening in a caregiving day. June shared that she struggled to write about caring for her husband because the emotions feel so overwhelming. Our Love book’s deadline gave her the nudge she needed. She said that the experience of writing–while really painful–became freeing. It released for her.
Our discussion about writing made me think of our members who shared their caregiving stories last week in The New York Times. Could you ever imagine that your caregiving story would make The New York Times? And, yet, what you do during caregiving makes headlines. You overcome, particularly during those days when you think you’ve lost.
So, I’d love to know: What’s your caregiving headline? Your headline could be about today or yesterday or about your experience. Please share yours in our comments section, below.
- Our Love Book Is Out! (caregiving.com)
- Needed: Your Stories About Decisions (caregiving.com)
- Pitching a Policy Change to Your Employer (caregiving.com)
- We’re in The New York Times Today (caregiving.com)
- Because We Need Help, Are We Burdens? (caregiving.com)
- Looking for Work While Navigating Caregiving (caregiving.com)
- How Do You Assign Responsibilities? (caregiving.com)
- What’s the Worst Caregiving Emotion? (caregiving.com)
- How Do You Manage Caregiving’s Slooooow Motion? (caregiving.com)