Tag Archives: Caregiver

Dad’s Tree

Thank you for your love and the memories of a lifetime.    

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Caregiver as in sweetmelissa

i fall deeper into the world of caregiving.  I’m alone and struggling with pretend strength.  So disappointed in those around me who have disappeared.  Life goes on and yet it has stopped for me.  I’m blessed to have the opportunity … Continue reading

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Ugly or Pretty Grief

i am dealing with the ugliness of grief as my dad recently died.  The dark side of grief leaves you empty, alone, feeling as if you are crazy and suicidal.  The pretty side of grief allows you to talk with … Continue reading

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Glider Pilot Dad

Dad died last week….he was 97….his life amazing… I’m so sad….I miss him so much….. I miss our conversations….his love of life…. He will miss his first great grandchild…. He wanted to vote for Hilary Clinton…..go dad! No one prepares … Continue reading

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Paris and Pain

Haven’t written in a bit…. The holidays got in the way of reality… My challenges are the same… I’m getting a gratitude jar that will remind me of the good in my life… Paris asks me if I have the … Continue reading

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Rambling Rose

I’m suppose to be thankful during the holidays….well,I am….I’m also frustrated with the absurdity of my life right now. I’m grateful I have an amazing family….I have 2 siblings…..I’m not so grateful they’ve disappeared during this hiatus in my life. … Continue reading

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Confessions of a caregiver and Morning Joe Junkie

it really isn’t just another day. i’m treating today as a special day. i don’t know how to be a caregiver…i’m finding no one really cares and you have to trudge along on your own. you are born into this … Continue reading

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