Jan commented on the post, Birthday Celebration: Today, Invite Others to Join Us 1 year, 1 month ago
I shared with my Parkinson’s Caregiver support group, and encouraged one woman in particular to consider blogging. From the time she was a young child, she has enjoyed writing. She journals now, as she cares for […]
Jan commented on the post, Birthday Celebration: Today, Honor Your Caree with a Story 1 year, 1 month ago
When my mother was in the hospital last year, they loaded her up on a lot of meds she didn’t need and the overmedication produced a boatload of side effects. One of them was a feeling of fondness toward me. My mom […]
My lucky break would be getting another job that would allow me to work from home so I can continue to care for my mother. Whether it’s freelance or payroll wouldn’t matter, as long as I had some kind of income. […]
Jan commented on the post, What’s Your Six-Word Story About Your Last Tempter Tantrum? 1 year, 1 month ago
You call this place a hospital?!
Okay, here goes… my best Staycation tip.
I used to love to travel, back in the days when I was young and had the money to do it. Now, as a full-time caregiver, travel isn’t an option. And even if I could get […]
What Denise said… courage and grace. You’ve done the best you could do. And you’ve finished well. Now you can turn your attention to your own health go forward, enjoying life as you said, one day at a time. God bless you.
il, your description of compassion fatigue is right on the mark. It’s so hard to put one foot in front of the other some days, isn’t it? And yet we go on. If only we could bottle that force that compels us to go […]
This is called “Passage” and it represents a time of change, migration or transition. I shot the photo of the egret and worked it into a digital art piece using Photoshop.
I don’t have a lot of time these days to devote to my artwork, but sometimes it’s the only thing that I can do that really makes sense… if that makes sense! On those days,…[Read more]
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