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Pegi (@worriedwife) suggested we have a virtual Halloween party.
So, that’s what we’ll do.
Take a photo of yourself (and your caree) in your […]
Hi Larry–What a relief that the treatment your mom needs has been approved.
The cake decorating class sounds awesome. Any cakes in the works at home?
And, I’m curious: Do you plan these great outings?
Nov 2 we are planning on decorating cupcakes with the pumpkin idea that we learned as this is the fall harvest party for our Sunday get-togethers.
We look for activities in the community to attend and plan some of them out and others are spur of the moment dictions based on how things are going for the day.
Just a thought:
I wonder if your brother feels like he must be positive and upbeat with everyone else but he can only be real with you? Perhaps you are the one he truly feels that he can express his worry that he won’t be able to go home.
Perhaps you could continue the conversation with him by saying something like: It must feel frustrating…[Read more]
Denise wrote a new post, In Six Words, What’s Most Exhausting About Your Day? 1 day, 6 hours ago
Thank you so much @goinhome!!!!
Hi Lori–Thank you so much for joining us. I am so sorry about your mom. We’re here to support you–we know how hard it is.
Oh, I can think of about 50,000 words for those three words. =) Thanks, Denise.
Den ise I will have to check on some of your books Life as a caregiver can be tough at times.I feel like I have no time for myself anymore.I am always on the go
Book my long overdue breast exam!
Retail doesn’t even register a thought except that I hate to shop.
Sigh is what I do a lot lately. That telling sign of that is releasing pent up stress.
Book, one of my favorite objects. Book has also become a friend. A friend who doesn’t measure neglect or time spent, and is always there when I want it.
Reading a book gives me comfort
Can’t afford retail, but the library is near
Keeps the sighs to a minimum — alleluia for small blessings to keep us going.
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