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Two more days and nights
Saturday, May 21, 2016      3 comments

Until Mum goes into Assisted Living. Sorry, but I am so darn beyond exhausted all I can do is cry. I'm tired, worn out, fed up, and burned out. Night 8 with just a few hours of broken sleep. It is so grossly unfair to leave the care of an eld... Read more
Take Mum to a doctor appointment today
Friday, May 20, 2016      2 comments

To get the final papers signed so she may go into Assisted Living. Changed her address on-line yesterday. Did you know know the Post Office charges $1.00 to change an address on line? Why isn't it a free service? I hop to go by Mum's place tod... Read more
Calcium, vitamin D, and Fosamax have done NOTHING to help my bones!
Thursday, May 19, 2016      3 comments

All the money and years wasted taking these three things and now my "bones are like porcelain" thin, extremely brittle, and I'm not making ANY bone cells. What a waste and it's grossly unfair the medical profession and big pharma are pushing th... Read more
Balance problems
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      6 comments

Today my niece from California will stay with Mum while I go meet with PT for balance training. I'm so ill with exhaustion, Mum wakes every few hours to go to the bathroom and instantly I'm hyperalert, then cant fall back to sleep. Finally got... Read more
Assisted Living?
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      5 comments

Mum and I looked at a nice place ten minutes from our home but golly, $4000/month? How are people affording this? My niece flew out from California yesterday. After 12 years of beloved and I carrying the load my sister and b-i-l sent my 30 y... Read more
Mum fell at 0240
Monday, May 16, 2016      6 comments

I heard the crash, came downstairs to find blood everywhere on the floor, sofa, mum. She fell while trying to get to the bathroom. I couldnt get her up, had to run outside and the Lord provided an RN just getting off work who came over, helped... Read more
I have to move Mum in with us
Sunday, May 15, 2016      3 comments

Not what I wanted, not at all, but she was so sick yesterday we couldn't go to church. She finally turned to me and said, "I want to move back in with you and Brett." So be it. Not what I wanted! I reminded her we have cruises booked in Augu... Read more
Spent the night at Mums
Saturday, May 14, 2016      2 comments

Had to take an ambien since I don't sleep well at her place. Today we will go to church, and then I will head home in the afternoon. Supposed to have a burger at the neighbors this evening. Next week is packed with appointments, but interesti... Read more
Last day of school!
Friday, May 13, 2016      2 comments

Mum, 90 in a few weeks, INSISTS she wants us BOTH to volunteer again next year. Hours of driving, tons of stress. I love the teacher I work for , love the kids, but I have NO CLUE what to come up with for an art project for 10 Commandments for... Read more
Teachers work SO hard!
Thursday, May 12, 2016      4 comments

I was called to be an RN, and did teach adults in hospital and clinical settings, but I was never called to be an elementary/middle school teacher. These teachers work long hours for little or no appreciation! We have multiple grades in each c... Read more
Headed to school today
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      5 comments

Taking surface streets...our last day will be Friday!... Read more
Today I will drive to Mum's
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      4 comments

I plan to drive slowly, prayerfully, and in the far right lane to get to Mum's house today. Then I will spend the day with he, bringing a book and my computer. There is a school board meeting tonight I need to go to so another member will pick ... Read more
Anybody struggling with dizziness?
Monday, May 09, 2016      5 comments

The hardest part is trying to drive...it terrifies me. I have nobody near me to drive me to the next city or to any doctor appointments. I'm going to call one appointment today and move it, but that's the only one I can move. Three day of sch... Read more
Don't count on Mum or me for next year!
Sunday, May 08, 2016      6 comments

I notified the teachers not to count on Mum or me next year. She is quite shattered over this latest fall and my vertigo makes driving very difficult. I will be doing a lot of driving these two weeks beloved is gone but I have the creep along... Read more
Beloved is leaving for 2 weeks!
Saturday, May 07, 2016      5 comments

He's headed to Florida for 2 weeks. I'll be home alone with Mum to care for. Bummer! I'll try to eat clean and at least make this a healthful experience!... Read more

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