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It’s usually easy for me to write a post for this blog. I have an idea that percolates, then I’m ready to write. But in the past month, it has been hard. I don’t know what to write. At least, … Continue reading
(This blog continues the August 2 post, “Some Days are Just bad ….” Jon and Adriana left; we had another caregiver during the week, then I was alone with Bo for three days.) Jon reminds me that every time … Continue reading
Last night was the worst night for me, possibly for Bo too. I didn’t sleep at all, not one hour, not 15 minutes, so he didn’t either. I’m usually up by 8 but today I wanted to stay in bed; … Continue reading
It’s that time again — NancyCamp Christmas. I have a calendar of activities for the children — a variety of seasonal events that we’ll do together. In the summer we went to museums, did art projects, took boat, train and … Continue reading
(It’s time to write on Kate Motaung’s weekly word for five uninterrupted minutes — unedited, unchanged. A time to stop and reflect. This week’s word is “still”.) I lie still in the middle of the night on my side of the … Continue reading
I just got tears in my eyes as I watched a young technician wheel Bo, who was smiling and joking, into the nuclear medicine room to test his kidney function. When asked his name, he immediately said it–first and … Continue reading
I’m sitting in the hospital beside Bo who’s in pain and doesn’t understand any of this. We came to the emergency room last night, and the diagnosis after a battery of tests is kidney stone. So we’re here a second … Continue reading
Since bringing Bo home, he has steadily declined, not because of his stay at Spring Cottage, but because the disease seems to be moving more quickly, robbing him of his cognition. He lives in the present now – no past, … Continue reading
The last two days may have marked another decline in Bo’s journey. Both nights I awoke to find him dressed and wandering around downstairs, lights on, unsure of what he was doing. When I asked him to come upstairs, he … Continue reading
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