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My Mom, 4/7/17 – 12/23/11

My Mother died last December 23rd at the age of 94.  Up until the last 2 years of her life she was  in pretty good shape.  Then the downhill spiral began and things changed.  Just wanted to share a bit … Continue reading

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Anniversary approaching

The first anniversary of my Mom’s death will be Sunday, December 23rd, 2012.  We will celebrate Christmas with our family on Sunday.  Momma will be remembered in so many ways. I plan to cook macaroni and cheese. I just wish … Continue reading

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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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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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2011, A Look Back

I bid 2011 a not so fond farewell.  In every sense, this was a difficult year for my family.  January:  my husband retired from his job as Postmaster of Bethune, SC.  I know he loved his job and part of … Continue reading

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Sleep

Wednesday morning, December 28th: Sleep would be good right about now. Sleep would have been good 2 1/2 hours ago.  I really like to sleep but right now just can’t manage to sleep.  I have a good reason, my Mother … Continue reading

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