Monthly Archives: February 2013

Adjusting to Disappointment

I had a serious disappointment tonight when I got home from work. Not about Lynn but something work related. Once a week I go to the job site where I touch base with my staff and take care of a few … Continue reading

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When is a Nurse Not a Nurse? When she’s a Family Caregiver.

My first career in life was as a registered nurse.  I graduated in 1978 with a diploma in nursing and obtained my BS in 1980.  I was fortunate to have a position that allowed me to learn lots of new … Continue reading

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Wanted: Caregiver Ten Hours a Day

I needed to go into work on Monday.  I was supposed to be meeting someone at 12:30 so I had to leave by 11 (an hour to get to work, 30 minutes to walk to the  location of the meeting … Continue reading

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The View From Up Here

Stretched outright, Lynn stands about six-foot tall.  For the past three years; however, he has been around four-feet tall. That’s his height when he’s in his wheelchair.  Since just before he was hospitalized in 2010, he has not been able … Continue reading

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