Category Archives: Independence

Celebration

On the way home last night, Becky and I stopped at an Italian bakery to pick up some treats for our celebration dinner. Chocolate eclair, lemon slice, nanaimo bar, and butter tart! As it was a special night (see yesterdays … Continue reading

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The Turnaround

We have had good news, at last, from all our cousins who have been involved in accidents. There were two more involved in accidents, since I wrote about them initially in October. They all seem to be out of danger, … Continue reading

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Day 365

Yesterday was the year anniversary of Becky first receiving Individualized Funding.  It has been a year of surprises.  I anticipated Becky being almost independent by now, me having a job (and finally improving my financial status) and preparing to move into … Continue reading

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A Reprieve

A phone call today has changed everything.  Community Living has accessed internal funding and has agreed to pay the increased fees for Becky’s day program!!!  We can continue accessing the program for the same amount we’ve been paying for as long … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom

Within 48 hours of our return to Canada, Becky’s two support workers had both quit. I had a phone call two days ago suggesting bad news, which I’ve had confirmed today. Becky attends an adult day program three days a … Continue reading

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Nowhere Man

We are in limbo between the house and condo. It’s a strange place, and not one I expected to visit. I normally enjoy traveling, but I find limbo is somewhat limited and has very little to offer. If you find … Continue reading

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Back To The House

We are back at the house. After a terrible weekend, I decided to bring Becky back to the house (thank God we didn’t sell it) to familiar surroundings. I’m writing this at a local Tim Horton’s as we don’t have … Continue reading

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