Good day caregivers everywhere! I hope, no matter where you are, the sun is shining on you today.
I love to write and just the other day I finally felt strong enough to begin to write about the experiences and lessons I learned during the time of my wife's illness and my years of caregiving. Up until now I have basically written about the pre-cancer times in our lives.
Rather than take up space here and retype them, I thought I'd invite any caregivers here, who are interested, to simply check out the below links. I have titled them as Shifting Gears since prior to this my website has been mainly focused on wine. I know — big shift 🙂
The first is what I see as some of the primary lessons I learned as a caregiver, noting there will no doubt be more to add:
The second, which I just wrote today is what I call busting the bromides I encountered so often as a caregiver:
Certainly I have not hit them all so I ask are there any bromides that as a caregiver particularly get your dander up?