In Six Words, What's Your Caregiving Story?


In Six Words, What's Your Caregiving Story?

typewriter-472850_640We've been writing six-word caregiving stories since February 2011. We began by telling our caregiving story.

I thought it would be fun to do that again.

So, in our comments section, tell us your caregiving story in six words. I'll share some six-word caregiving stories from four years ago to inspire you:

She drained all my life force

I grew. I grieved, was awed.

I’m so tired I can’t think.

I look forward to reading your six-word caregiving stories. And, please feel free to share as many as you'd like.

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Busy career. Suspicion confirmed. Alzheimer's consumes.


How do we do this?

Lillie Fuller

i've been caregiving all my life!\r\nmy story started with my grandmother\r\ni took care of a neighbor\r\ncaring for my dad drained me\r\ni love caring for my mom


mom, dad, me doing our best\r\nforgiving brings me more help, support\r\nheartbreak like none I've ever had\r\nwe now speak more intense language


as carees pass, new caregiving emerges\r\nall of life seems more profound\r\ncreating joyful moments enriches me too\r\nsmall things are the big things \r\npresence is everything\r\ni receive his presence too\r\nfinding solid ground in shifting sand\r\nfinding the stable mountin within