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Old 09-01-2011, 05:31 AM   #1
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a new day

I`m drinking eucalyptus tea,eating garlic and willing the cold to leave my chest......I forgot to mention in yesterday`s post that I walked my husband to the neighbour,asked them to call me when he was ready to come back,and then collected him.So I`m not quite as irresponsible as it sounded....but thanks for all the warnings,though.It`s funny how sometimes he seems weak and feeble and then suddenly this determination comes from nowhere and I wonder why I`m so tired and he`s not!Well I know it`s because I do everything........I`ve let him sleep without his Frisium and it`s not been too bad.I`m glad our son (27) lives with us.He works long hours but yesterday he came home early and I went groceryshopping on my own.Yippee--how simple things can mean so much.I had my stepdaughter over from London for a while which helped alot,she`s hoping to come back in november.It must be awful if you are totally alone and caring for someone.I also have a daughter (21) who lives quite close so I`m lucky.

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Re: a new day

Glad your hubby has a "get away" at the neighbors! It is good for you both. Along with family, yep it is good to have a support system you can depend on. I will have to admit that I was scratching my head over your post. Know that you were his escort on the it all makes sense!! Just one of those things that happens when you only have words to explain. Both of my parents wander/wandered. Dad slipped away a couple of times at home and a few more in AL. Mom just ran out with you watching and refused to come back. Oh, and they never went in the same direction!! Dad usually went out the back door and Mom just had to go out the front.

I have often wondered where that "energy source" comes from that they seem to tap into occasionally. Bad knees, heart conditions, exhaustion... yet with determination they head off with a skip in their step. Wouldn't it be nice if we had that kind of reserve? My tired is as much emotional as it is physical. Those little trips to the grocery store don't do much for the physical but they sure do give the emotional a boost. A normal conversation with the check out gal is nice huh?

I do hope you have another good day and find a reason to laugh and smile. Treasure the moments you have....

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You are a very good wife to him - It is nice that you were with him at the neighbors. I don't think it would be your fault even if he walks to the neighbors without your knowledge. The neighbors can just call you if he goes over there... It is natural that he goes away without you!

I am glad you got kids to help you. This means a lot. You are so blessed.


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