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Never too cold to walk
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      2 comments

Bundle up, hit the streets, and get the morning walking done. Beloved has an eye appointment this morning. Praying for good results.... Read more
Packing
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      5 comments

My sister flies out Friday. We then head to Florida to pick up a ship. I need this break....we will celebrate our 43rd Anniversary!... Read more
Sleeping without drugs
Monday, December 11, 2017      4 comments

I cannot believe how much a burden I must have been carrying these last 14 years! Now I’m sleeping well and when I awaken I feel no lurch of dread , no pressure. A huge weight has been lifted and I know I was the best daughter I could possibly b... Read more
Working on my relationship with my sister
Sunday, December 10, 2017      4 comments

We went hiking yesterday, just talking and walking. We are being gentle with each other and trying to repair this breech.... Read more
Peace
Saturday, December 09, 2017      2 comments

I took a sleeping pill and finally slept. Now I need to research sleep clinics here and learn how to sleep naturally.... Read more
Mum just died
Friday, December 08, 2017      10 comments

My sister and I finalized the arrangements at the mortuary yesterday, moved whatever monies she had into her trust, then spent the day at her bedside. The hospice called me at midnight to say she was unresponsive...at at 5:40 they called again t... Read more
My family goes back...but my sister is remaining
Thursday, December 07, 2017      5 comments

We have healed, talked everything out. Now Mum is dying.. my sister is remorseful...didn’t call Mum, rarely visited...and now time is almost over. Love while you can. Say the words people need to hear. Tomorrow comes, and today can never be re... Read more
Saying fungal words
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      5 comments

No word on having to move her...her labs were better than in the hospital but still dreadful, shows end stage renal failure. I guess these UTI’s the doctors have been treating every month for the last six mo hs just never got wiped out...and at... Read more
Mum “isn’t dying fast enough” for her to stay in Hospice!
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      7 comments

I was physically sick when they told me that yesterday. Now they want to move her OUT of hospice into a nursing home somewhere in South Carolina. And there is nothing we can do!... Read more
Valerian isn’t working
Monday, December 04, 2017      5 comments

It worked that first week, now I’m back to going to bed, lay awake 2hours, and doze fitfully through the night, never getting into deep sleep. But I’m not feeling exhausted...when all this with Mum is over I’ll research biofeedback. ... Read more
Reconciliation with my sister
Sunday, December 03, 2017      8 comments

I had 14 years of resentment towards her...she rarely called my Mum, visited once a year for a week, never picked up any bills. Last evening we talked, with our husband’s next to us...and we reconnected. She never realized ? what a load we were ... Read more
Time with Mum
Saturday, December 02, 2017      8 comments

She rouses periodically...thinks she’s back in England. Doctor said it could be weeks.... Read more
Mum is dying...
Friday, December 01, 2017      8 comments

In renal failure. Nothing the doctors can do. My nieces arrived last night, my sister and b-in-law arrive tonight. I’m not sleeping. . I have spent 3 days at the hospital. Last night I had her transferred to hospice ...a beautiful place. My husb... Read more
Spending my days and nights at the hospital
Thursday, November 30, 2017      6 comments

Wondering if we should have let her die peacefully in her bed at the Assisted Living...is it worse for her to be 91.5 and in a hospital bed being pumped full of IV fluids and antibiotics...I answer to a Higher Power and want to to the right thin... Read more
Mum is in the hospital...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      7 comments

She wasn’t eating and wasn’t drinking much since Thanksgiving. I was trying to force fluids every day and decided yesterday to take her to ER. The place was packed! After drawing labs they did an abdominal CT and admitted her in renal failure.... Read more

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