Category Archives: Grief

Acquired Brain Injury

I was just asked a simple question by a fellow blogger at “Time of Your Life“.  He asked why pressure sores on Becky’s feet were such a problem if she uses a wheelchair and doesn’t require bedrest?  I wrote a … Continue reading

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Hope

Last night was the Relay for Life in Oakville. The weather couldn’t have been worse, but a day of rain didn’t dampen our spirits. The event was moved indoors to a hockey arena. Each team was given a small space … Continue reading

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Doubt

I consider myself to be a fairly positive person; the eternal optimist.  I generally see a solution to every problem, or am convinced there is one, and see the bright-side of almost every situation.  This morning; however, I woke up with that gut clenching, nauseating, … Continue reading

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I Have A Date…

…with my sweetie! It’s been a year and a half since I’ve had consistent care for Becky. That has meant; no free time, no nights out, no weekends away, and pretty much no privacy. Where we go, Becky goes. Becky … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Cancelled

I know people talk about cancelling Christmas, but this year, I actually did it.  No lights, no presents, no cards, and no Christmas dinner.  I’m not doing this alone, most of my family is joining me on this Christmas boycott.  … Continue reading

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Some Days…

I like to think of myself as an up-beat person, who copes with life’s up and downs with a smile on my face, but some days I don’t want to smile.  Some days I don’t want to spend ten minutes … Continue reading

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