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A Day in the Life: Stroke (of Luck)

This past Monday morning, as I came upstairs from the basement with an armload of clean clothes, the entire right side of my vision disappeared, while at the same moment, an excruciating pain shot through my head, creating the worst … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Tony Time, Day Four

Day four of my live-in caretaking dawned dreary and grey, a stay-at-home kind of day. Bitterly cold out, I just didn’t want to subject Dad to that discomfort. He slept late, ate a light brunch, and readied himself for a … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Standing in the Gap

The last week has been a blur, a very difficult blur. When my other dad went into the hospital after suffering what appeared to be a stroke late Sunday night, I was numb, hearing the words, understanding them intellectually, but … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: A Stroke of Bad Luck

Last year, another blogger friend wrote about her experiences as a caregiver for an elderly loved one. I find myself in the same position, though I’m not nearly so eloquent as she. Today is a physical recap of this week’s … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Daily Drama Mama

Not long after your visit to the internist, you return to the gynecologist for your annual checkup. Nothing has changed, except that you are so angry with your surgeon that it’s making you sick. After your exam, when you have … Continue reading

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