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Wednesday, November 21, 2007      1 comments

About the worst thing I've ever seen in my life is the way my mother is right now in the nursing home. We've had plenty of conflict in our lives, but no one should have to go through what she's going through now. It just breaks my heart, and t... Read more
Just hanging in
Tuesday, November 20, 2007      0 comments

I'm back walking more, since my mom's settled in the rehab facility now. I still have to take a big chunk of the day to visit her and consult with her nurses, etc. When I get home, I'm exhausted, even though it's not really physically tiring -... Read more
Just when you think it is safe....
Friday, November 16, 2007      0 comments

Life throws curves we're just not ready for. Sunday my mom fell again, this time in her room at her assisted living. I get why she broke a vertebra when she fell down the stairs at our house, but she broke 2 vertebrae this time, just falling ... Read more
A good cry
Saturday, November 10, 2007      1 comments

I had one this morning. All the frustrations and doubts about what's been going on surfaced. But, it really was a good cry, because DH and I talked out some stuff. Spike and I took a long walk today (well, long for us). Still working o... Read more
What a year
Friday, November 09, 2007      0 comments

Well, I've hesitated to start this process, because it seems like I'll just spend all my time blurting out my life story and otherwise embarrassing myself. But I know there are a lot of supportive, insightful people on here, so I'm going to pu... Read more