Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas Week, 2013

It has been 11 days since we had our sitdown and I told my mother some things were going to change.  Things have been better.  I am not as frustrated most of the time, although she has wet herself frequently … Continue reading

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After Effect

Sometimes this experience of living with my mother feels like one long experiment.  And I am the mad scientist.  After writing my last desperate blog entry, I sat my mother down and told her we needed to have a talk. … Continue reading

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Turning Point, Maybe

I’ve been struggling with maintaining my good attitude about having my mother live with us.  I observe myself getting short-tempered with her and it seems like she is getting more and more stubborn and uncooperative.  It’s probably a cycle that … Continue reading

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Trip to Town

Yesterday was a mixed bag of trials and triumphs.  I had to take Mother into Kalamazoo (the big city for us) to see her doctor for a 4-month checkup.  While there, I had managed to cajole her old hairdresser to … Continue reading

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