Category Archives: chaos

A Bit Of A Week

A bit of a week. Becky’s own support worker has started college, apparently, so we won’t be seeing her again. Thanks for that. Becky’s left foot isn’t doing so great, so we’ve had to adjust our thinking a bit. We … Continue reading

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How’s It Goin’?

If you are a Canadian, your answer should be, “pretty good” or, “not bad”, even if your arm is hanging off. The first week back to normalcy is goin’ pretty good. The first day the attendant was 25 minutes late, … Continue reading

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Consequences

I suppose the other side of the “no privacy” coin, is the “no show”, which is what happened this morning. After fifteen minutes Becky called the agency to see what was going on, and got an answering machine.  She left … Continue reading

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What Day Is It?

Becky was up before her alarm this morning, which is very unusual. “You’re up early”, I said. “It’s Thursday”, she replied. “No. Today’s Friday. You were at your day program yesterday. Remember?” Silence. Due to memory problems we have calendars … Continue reading

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Just in case…

…you thought things were running smoothly, that everything was hunky dorey, I thought I’d write a quick post to say, “no, that’s not true”. Becky has been battling pressure sores since the third week of December. The cold weather makes … Continue reading

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Today Is Cancelled

I expected the attendant care to cancel this morning, but when I hadn’t heard anything by 8:50 am, I realized that I had to start shoveling the driveway to make a space for their vehicle.  As I was digging out … Continue reading

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Unprepared

We woke up to more snow this morning. I hate shoveling snow at 7 o’ clock on a Monday morning. You know it’s going to be a slow start to the week, and I hate exercise in the morning. I … Continue reading

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Two Out Of Three

The fridge arrived and so did Becky’s Dad with his van. My laptop is still in for service, but two out of three, so the saying goes, ain’t bad. In celebration, Becky and I decided to go out for dinner; … Continue reading

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For Want Of A Nail…

…the battle was lost, or in our case; for want of a bolt, the van was lost. I’m hoping it doesn’t reach that point, but there are major difficulties locating a replacement part for the van. The manufacturer of the … Continue reading

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A Game of Luckily, Unluckily

Luckily, it was the end of the week Unluckily, the fridge broke down. Luckily, we had an unused freezer in the basement. Unluckily, I was up till 1:30 am cleaning up the mess. Luckily, I ate all the thawed cocktail … Continue reading

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