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Keeping Mum busy
Sunday, June 05, 2016      4 comments

I'll be home today reading the paper with my foot elevated. Beloved is going a bicycle ride. I'm waiting for the A/C man who was supposed to show yesterday but didn't, the house seems a bit warm. Mum will be busy with activities at her facili... Read more
Trouble with my California sister
Saturday, June 04, 2016      5 comments

She's the eldest, yet when my Mum moved in with us years ago she told me "don't bother me" when I called her at work with a concern. She has never helped with Mum although they did fly out last year and take Mum for a week. I am sometimes so f... Read more
Prolia for bones?
Friday, June 03, 2016      2 comments

Anyone taken it? I can't take Fosamax any longer, been on it 9 years and now the doctor wants me on Prolia shots 2X year. Outrageously expensive but it is supposed to strengthen my bones. I want to strengthen them naturally...hate taking more... Read more
Happy 90th birthday, Mum!
Thursday, June 02, 2016      3 comments

It's a big one! Celebrated with our nieces who flew in from V California!... Read more
up all night
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      1 comments

Baby was too hot at 1-am, don't know why at 2, 4, or 6 am. Beloved has gone back to sleep, the two cats are skulking around in shock. Oh, the joy of having a baby in the house! It's fun, and only two days more...she is precious! All out to cel... Read more
how sleep changes my view...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      2 comments

When I am exhausted I'm grief-filled, weepy, and overwhelmed with stress but a good night's sleep ...well, it fills me with peace and strength. God is faithful...we will get through this.... Read more
Pressure from the school to return next year
Monday, May 30, 2016      5 comments

I don't want to go back next year, hate the drive, and Mum is 90 and can't do the stairs. Besides, the classroom is just not safe with bookbags thrown everywhere. But lots of pressure, "encouragement" to return next year. Not going to happen..... Read more
Sunday, May 29, 2016      2 comments

The nieces and nephews are out running in the rain, beloved has gone a bicycle ride and the baby is sleeping. We will get Mum later today and have a nice day together making happy memories.... Read more
Nieces and baby come tonight
Saturday, May 28, 2016      5 comments

To celebrate the baby's 2nd birthday and Mum's 90th. What a combination!... Read more
Got through a little "time of trouble"
Friday, May 27, 2016      5 comments

Mum is delighted with the Assisted Living facility, said yesterday "it's so much better than I ever could have imagined!" The last few weeks have been hell but we got through them! Praise God for His guiding hand!... Read more
Woke up terrified...!
Thursday, May 26, 2016      3 comments

I'd be all alone if beloved died first, almost wants me to have bad health so I DONT live a long time...alone. We couldnt have children. I have two nieces in California neither of whom are interested in anyone outside their own family. Scary..... Read more
Settling in
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      1 comments

Mum seems to be settling in. She is worried about "when the money runs out" but the CPA said that wont be for 5 years. Nothing we can do but stay on course, pray, and stay calm.... Read more
Mum is safe with lots of help
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      5 comments

I dont know how people are expected to pay $4000/month for Assisted Living but Mum is blessed to be able to do so...for 5 years anyway. Then what? Then beloved and I will have to run through our savings. Something is terribly wrong when we can't... Read more
Movers come today
Monday, May 23, 2016      1 comments

To move Mum into Assisted Living. Beloved got safely back last night, praise God! Tonight I can sleep in my own bed after 14 long nights caring for mum.... Read more
Complaining at SP doesn't change anything?
Sunday, May 22, 2016      2 comments

I have grumbled about the new page layout, hate it, hate it. Can't be bothered to try and figure out where the heck things are in the midst of struggling with getting Mum moved tomorrow. Nobody at SP is even answering my emails.... Read more

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