It is still so new to me , even after a year and a half. Not thinking about having to be home at a certain time, not worried that I have been away too long,not hearing an emergency vehicle and worried that it is in front of my house. It is a peaceful feeling to know that noodle is with his best friend, and I can relax and be in the moment. I think that is the hardest thing about being a care giver. Not being in the moment when you are not with the care receiver. I didn’t even think that I was not fully engaged when I wasn’t with Bob, but now I know that I always had part of me thinking about him. I had a full day at our congregations Women’s Retreat and now that I am home, I realize that I didn’t think of home all day. It’s  bitter sweet.

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04.07 | 08:10

I read the last page first too. It’s a family curse.

22.05 | 08:38

so glad youre here mom!

29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

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