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Day 718 We have appeared to have reached resigned to this new ...
Monday, August 01, 2016      1 comments

Dad wanted some bakery treats yesterday so today when I went in to talk with Medicare and his supplemental insurances I stopped and grabbed one I know he likes. The rest of my day was 2 hours of phone calls that only got me half of what I wante... Read more
Day 717 More of the same.....This battle is going to drive me crazy.
Sunday, July 31, 2016      2 comments

Again today another fight about driving. You should have heard the swearing when he found out we moved his car to my house so it's not even there for him to see. And my mother also took a weird turn today. Every week there is a bus from the f... Read more
Day 716 Really can't deal with a problem for me right now.
Saturday, July 30, 2016      3 comments

Today I asked mom why she was so cooperative lately and she said it was just too much work to fight us all every time. So she just decided to be. Dad was pouting when I got there today. But when mom gave me a grocery list for tomorrow he had ... Read more
Day 715 When can I quit my parent sitting job?
Friday, July 29, 2016      5 comments

The hospital called this morning and asked me to come get him because he was not a danger to himself. That was all well and good. My mom and I set off and stopped all 3 of the quilt stores on the way and got my rows. (I hope that wasn't selfi... Read more
Day 714 Today's emotionss.
Thursday, July 28, 2016      2 comments

Thanks to so many of my Spark friends to was a little easier than it could have been. I should have made myself leave the house and not be alone with my own thoughts. But I stay home and did nothing except feed myself. I've felt relief ... Read more
Day 713 It only got worse today.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      4 comments

I've not been a very good daughter today. Of course with very little sleep last night and my phone starting to ring about 8:30 I was up and off early again. I did not think I would be gone until almost 10 tonight tho. I am truly and utterly e... Read more
Day 712 & 1/4 It just keeps getting worse.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      1 comments

About 1 am the care facility called. They had taken my dad to the ER because he said he couldn't breath and wanted to die again. In the car I go....pick up my mom and off to the ER. He doesn't remember what he told the nurse. But he had pushe... Read more
Day 712 Today was worse but it wasn't me today.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      2 comments

I knew that one of these days my dad was going to tell someone he wanted suicide and they were going to take him serious. Most of the doctors we see around here understand that he is 90 and doesn't feel good, is having a terrible time walking a... Read more
Day 711 It was an emotional confusing day.
Monday, July 25, 2016      4 comments

I noticed last night that my Misfit was not talking to SP. Well after some research it hasn't been working for several days. And one of those days I managed 15,000 steps. So sad about my exercise and work not showing up. Also a bit angry abo... Read more
Day 710 Ahh an almost normal type day.
Sunday, July 24, 2016      0 comments

I even baked this morning. I made a blackberry coffee cake. I used 2 small pans and took one in to mom. Not a great recipe probably won't make it again. But I do so love to experiment. So after a short visit with mom and dad I did a l... Read more
Day 709 There has been a zombie in my house this week.
Saturday, July 23, 2016      3 comments

Well the zombie has been here just over a week. I put on my Happy Face and go deal with my parents. Then I come home drained and feeling completely overwhelmed. Putting on that happy face costume requires trying to walk normal in front of the... Read more
Day 708 Today the dog got all the attention.
Friday, July 22, 2016      2 comments

I finally took the dog to the vet. He's had the runs for a couple of days and just keeps panting. The vet thinks he might have eaten something bad. I just can't imagine what. But he gave him some drugs to help with the minor infection he has... Read more
Day 707 I think I've hit my limit....
Thursday, July 21, 2016      2 comments

The saying that "God only gives you what you can handle" has limits. Today I hit mine. Of course I drove in to check on dad this morning. He's not feeling much better so I did make him an appt. for next week. That means Tues. is no longer a ... Read more
Day 706 Why do MEN always think everything can be fixed....
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      0 comments

I called my brothers today about the ER visit with my dad yesterday and told them about his desire to die. They of course are going to come and fix it. They don't think dad should wait 3 weeks to be seen at the VA. How about we give the drugs... Read more
Day 705 Chased my tail all day.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      2 comments

My dad called late last night to ask me how to get a new inhaler since the one he had was a sample from the doctor. So this morning I took him one she had given me. It was the same thing she had given him. Because of construction on the highw... Read more

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