Tag Archives: support worker

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

Posted in chaos, Disability, Family, Friends, Life, Photography, Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Update

A quick note to let everyone know how things are going.  The bathroom at the condo now has walls, plumbing, and a bath tub.  There was a pile of damaged metal wall studs on the living room floor, so I … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Family, Home, Life, Photos, winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Canada, Car, chaos, Disability, Home, Life, parenting, winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

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

Posted in chaos, Disability, Family, Friends, Independence, Life, parenting | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in chaos, Disability, Family, Home, Independence, Life, parenting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Teething problems

Are you any good at predicting problems? I’m not. Yesterday was a sunny and warm day, in Mississauga. Why would that be a problem? Well, the condo is south-facing, the blinds in Becky’s bedroom are broken, and the building hasn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Disability, Family, Home, Humour, Independence, Life, parenting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Disability, Family, Grief, Home, Independence, Life, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

For Sale

The house went up for sale today. I feel relieved and nauseous at the same time. This seems like the point of no return (PNR). I questioned whether we were doing the right thing, but of course, there is no … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Home, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Walking For A Cure

I’ve signed up for the Relay For Life 2012.  It’s been three years since I last walked, all night, to raise money for the Cancer Society.  A lot has happened in that time; some good and some bad, but I definitely … Continue reading

Posted in Disability, Family, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Beckyisms

I don’t know what else to call them. The little nuggets of language that don’t make sense, and flow out of Becky’s mouth in a constant stream. We had two new support workers starting this week. Yesterday, we had a … Continue reading

Posted in Disability, Family, Home, Humour, Independence, Life, parenting | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment