Category Archives: Hospice

So much in common

We spent a little time the other day talking to a neighbor who is taking care of her Mother.  My husband and I had no problem relating to her situation. Our conversation brought back many not so distant memories. 

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Six Months

This is the 6 month anniversary of my Mother’s death.  The chaplin and our hospice social worker called to check on us. We are fine and adjusting.  I still have caught myself getting ready to call her, old habits are … Continue reading

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Phone Numbers

Went through my phone and deleted most of the contacts who were there only for my Mom. Felt no remorse in deleting the pulmonologist who treated her for a time.  He did arrange for her to have oxygen at home.  He … Continue reading

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3 months

Today is the 3 month anniversary of my Mother’s death.   She was under hospice care since June,  I knew her death was coming but I still was not prepared to lose her.  Logical thinkers looked at her declining medical condition and realized that she … Continue reading

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Searching For Our New Normal

The past seven months have been spent at my Mother’s house. Our daily routine would be the same every day. My Mother always was a person of habit and the dementia did not take that away. Up until the last few … Continue reading

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Picking up the pieces and moving forward

 I have lived between two homes for most of the past year.  My life has been split between my Mother’s needs and my families needs.  So much of last year was lost because of her illness and the level of care … Continue reading

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2012

I love January 1st, I love picking out a new calendar for the year.  Even though I always wait until they go on sale, I never have trouble finding one I like.  We have had calendars that featured barns, quilts, flowers, national parks, and … Continue reading

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