I’ve been pretty absent recently dealing with a big chunk of burnout. Not diabetes burnout, but caregiver burnout. While I really have to do very little for mom, there are a lot of things that roll into the caregiver picture, at least for me.
Always “on” – the monitors are always on. I’m always listening, [...]
** taking a slight detour from my account of dealing with my depression to talk a little about my mom
Those who have read my blog for a while will know that I am a live-in caregiver for my mother. Two years ago, we were beginning to have serious End of Life discussions and were [...]
** You’ll want to read That Fateful Saturday and It Would Be So Easy first, otherwise this might not make much sense
So I Chose.
I was still terribly depressed, but no longer at rock bottom. I was able to see that if I wanted things to get better, I was going to have to [...]
I’ve been pretty absent from November’s Dia-palooza this year… not really sure why, but so many people are doing so many good things awareness-wise that I doubt I could add much. I think I’d just be saying the same things in a different way…
And honestly, the destruction left in the wake diabetes seems to [...]