Mourning the imagined life

Here is an excerpt from a blog I stumbled across: “When you love someone, you have dreams for them even though you don’t realize it. And when a caregiving journey begins, particularly for someone with a long term or incurable illness, those dreams die. And you can experience a very real sense of grief and … [Read more…]

Klebsiella Pneumoniae

Having had to learn more than I ever hoped I would need to know about medical stuffs, I am also all too aware of drug resistant infections. My Mom had methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Necrotizing Fasciitis, so we have had a brush with the real danger of things that can’t be cured by medicine, … [Read more…]

2 Urinary tract infections and a funeral

The last few weeks have been a steep learning curve. Again. Although the trailer is much easier to load and unload, safer, easier to travel with, and just a better solution, it is yet another new thing. I always thought I was good with change, and could pretty much cope with most things, but this … [Read more…]