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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

I am a caregiver of 5 people and there are times they wear me out mentally.Ex-hubby has parkinsons dementia, one daughter is bipolar and wont take meds and has two children, which one has ADHD. My youngest daughter, Is going to school and trying too get a job, I pay for her rent and utilities.Her father pays for car insurance and inspection. She cries to me, she cant get a job. Her entire body is loaded with tattoos. THat will never impress anyone hiringgg. Cant make her understa nd. All said, I have finally have a sewing room, that I have always wanted. Getting back to me/
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    I pray you have some support where you live. Sewing, kneading bread, whatever soothes you is great!
    I have a son who needed tough love a few years ago. He lost a job and just played online games for 12-14 hours a day. I told him he needed to take charge or go to a homeless shelter. It jolted him out of his lethargy. We loved him, and it broke my heart to be the bad guy. He's glad now.
    I'm not saying you can do this, as I don't know your situation. But you need to carve a place for you, and even those with problems (excepting your DH) should give you that. Care for yourself so you can care for them! My prayers are with you.
    4148 days ago
    Stop and smell the flowers! Give yourself a breather A sewing room is just the place! I hide in mine all day, and I don't even have anyone to hide from (except my cats!) Let someome wait on you for a while if you need it. emoticon Hope things get better soon. emoticon

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    4149 days ago
    Thanks for the encouragement. I really dont take much me time. I had a torn ligament and tendon in my right knee. So now they are making me wear a brace. I have a tough time accepting being incapacitated in any form. I would get up @ 5AM and go to bed @11PM. I dont like being dependent. Besides, I am stubborn and bullheaded, refuse to let this get me down. I am going to take off the brace and fight it. I know I can do this.
    4149 days ago
    Yeah Sewing Room!! Maybe daughter could learn to sew. My neighbor's daughter made a good profit selling small machine quilts.
    4149 days ago
    Glad to hear you are getting to have some "me" time in your sewing room. I hope it will help relieve some of the stress you are facing. emoticon
    4149 days ago
  • ASH72461
    don't forget you have to take care of yourself
    or else everything will caught up to you
    and you won't be able to take care of anyone
    being i nursing i really understand the stress
    i am glad to see you are doingsomething for yourself
    sew your heart away plus you can decide how you want stuff to look that way. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    4149 days ago
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    Well you surely cannot say your life is boring emoticon ( just want you to smile a little)

    You have quite a bit on your plate and my hat goes out to you

    Please try and take care of yourself at least a little at a time so that you can be healthy for you and yours

    Have a pleasant day emoticon
    4149 days ago
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