Monthly Archives: July 2013

In The Home Stretch

Two days left before I take my mother back to her assisted living place for her final two weeks there.  We’ll give our 30-day notice that day and will begin planning the logistics of her final move to our house. … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Day Makes

Just when I have a day when I am at my wit’s end trying to withstand my mother’s constant questions and irritating moans and groans, the new day breaks and everything changes.  Yesterday she was subdued and sleepy much of … Continue reading

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Introvert vs Extrovert

Oh oh!  My mother has always been very extroverted and in fact drilled into us kids the “responsibility” we had to be charming and carry on a good conversation with others.  When I have explained that I am more introverted … Continue reading

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So, Here We GO.

Perhaps I am crazy, but I am relatively fearlessly diving into long-term care for my mother in the home I share with my husband and my dog.  We had her here for a one-week visit first, to see what it … Continue reading

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