Category: coping

Caregiver’s Log, February 3, 2018, 6:15 am

Caregiver’s Log, February 3, 2018, 6:15 am

By Samra Jones Bufkins Things have calmed down in the past few days, but at 6:15 this morning, sound asleep, I felt a presence looking down on me. Bill was standing next to the bed with a scowl on his face. Pointing his finger he demanded "What are you doing?" Softly, I said "Sleeping. It's … Continue reading Caregiver’s Log, February 3, 2018, 6:15 am

Time to get real about this

January 30, 2018 TMI Alert: This one doesn't sugarcoat anything. For the third January in a row, we've been to the ER. This time, hubby was admitted for pneumonia on January 2. Ten days later he was moved to a skilled nursing rehab facility to work on regaining strength and balance. That was 2 weeks … Continue reading Time to get real about this

It’s The Little Things….

August 13, 2013 By Samra Jones Bufkins I think of that Robert Earl Keen song every time I remember "It's the little things." Of course, his song addresses completely different issues, but you get the idea, especially when you hear the last line of the chorus. And dealing with dementia means the little things add up. Original image from … Continue reading It’s The Little Things….