Browsing: Weekly Comforts

Our weekly comforts will warm your day.

Sometimes, you feel as if you're hanging by a string. You wonder if you'll have enough energy, hope and resources to keep going, to keep the faith, to make it…
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You're surrounded by distance. You can barely see your friends, although the pain from their physical and emotional distance seems too near to your heart. You can barely recognize yourself,…
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You may look over your shoulder and think: I should have saved more money. I should have saved my thoughts in a journal. I should have saved my memories in…
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Family members and friends can disappear as the long marathon of caregiving continues. They leave because it's too hard, too time-consuming, too sad, too overwhelming. Sometimes, they leave because they…
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Caregiving brings so many questions but delivers such few answers. You can feel like you're constantly chasing but never receiving. Why can't you get answers to the questions that haunt:…
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Oh, you have moments when you wish for different, when you wish you had what another family member or a neighbor or a co-worker has. If you were the same as…
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If only you could kick back, recline in the La-Z-Boy, give your feet, your mind, your body a break. But, because of the declines, you have to keep going. The…
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You didn't bargain for this. That money has become so tight that you constantly hunt for a bargain. That you have to bargain with some family members just to get…
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Caregiving seems to take all your best guesses. Will this treatment work? Will this equipment work? Will the wheelchair fit in the car? Will we make it to the bathroom…
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You just know. Which means others will ask, But how could you know? The questions put the doubt in your mind and in your heart. What if you're wrong? What…
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Sometimes the thud comes from your caree. Sometimes the thud come from you. Sometimes, the thud comes from both of you. A family member, scheduled to visit your caree, is…
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That piece of equipment seems too ornery to manage. Until it dawns on you how to work it. That dietary restriction seems, well, too restrictive. Until it dawns on you…
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