Category Archives: marriage

Cycles or New Normals

Dad’s, of course, in a hard place…has been for years.  However, lately it seems ‘harder’ yet if you asked me to give you the reasons, I’m sure I couldn’t.  Here are a few things I’ve noticed.  He seems more detached.  … Continue reading

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Plodding on

Watching your dad slip away very, very slowly through a process involving great suffering is beyond hard.  I think I’m getting toughened though.  Things that would have, at one time, sent me into deep grief I now handle fairly easily.  … Continue reading

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The wrong kind of milestone

There are happy milestones and sad milestones, some you wait impatiently for and some you hope and pray you never experience.  Dad is experiencing many of the latter and by association we are too.  Today I was reminded of this … Continue reading

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Living and Loving through LBD

2/15/2012 Actually, I think the title is incorrect because you don’t live through LBD.  You die from it or from complications of it.  We, his caregivers, have to live through it but right now I’m asking myself how?  How do … Continue reading

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