Tag: caregiving

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Blogging Awards

I have been nominated for four blogging awards in the past, and I am pleased and honoured to have been considered.  The process, however, requires a kind of chain-letter nomination of other bloggers, and this makes me a little uncomfortable.  In the spirit of recognizing great blogs, though, I […]

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Not Suitable For Prime Time

As the world mourns the death of Robin Williams, my thoughts turned to the anguish that his family and friends must be experiencing. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross wrote about five stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance) in her book On Death and Dying. This has been widely […]

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Go Ahead

I have just finished reading an excellent novel by Jojo Moyes called Me Before You. Since the story involves a caregiver and the man she cares for, it’s easy to assume that the title is about which of them would or should die first. The tease in the […]

A fabulous foundation

I have a goldmine of material with which to create a book. It is a collection of emails, letters, research, diaries and cards related to my husband’s illness. He was ill for eight years. Initially, I was copying emails and internet research to take to him in the […]