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  1. Update on day by day

    Following my last blog post my husband had another stressful Friday at the charity shop he works at.

    We had another little chat about the stress it is causing him and his options.

    I pointed out that he might be happier doing an extra day at Men in Sheds where he is preparing furniture for sale for another charity shop - but in an atmosphere where there is chit-chat, far less stress - and where he can work at his own pace.

    He said he'd think about it ...
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  2. Mums house

    Hello this is my first blog.
    My 90 year old mum has Alzheimers and has been in and out of hospital and care homes and is now being held in hospital under section 3 of the mental healtha act.
    It is horrible. I have looked after her in her own home for over 10 years but have been told she cannot return.
    The house is on the market and there is a charge against it for the care home fees.
    However we are only getting very low offers from property developers and I do not want ...
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  3. Reality Check

    Just been with mum for five days straight. I don't know how my dad has the energy and the patience if I am 32 and he is 70 this year. Wow I admire him. I went to see the health nurse today ad I have had stomach cramps for three days. She told me I have got a swollen liver surprise, surprise I love drinking I always have and usually drink to excess. I know I shouldn't I was very alarmed with the cramping and was scared I had endangered my health from drinking. I am now on a non drinking liver cleanse ...
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  4. mum

    by on 15-08-2014 at 10:46 PM (in and out)
    Quote Originally Posted by rogibob View Post
    hi I feel just the same,mum has been in a ch for 6 months and I always think I should be looking after her.She is always telling me she loves me and that I am good to her,it tears me apart,mum says she feels on her own.Igo every day for at least 2~3 hours but she never thinks its enough,then she gets very bad tempered when I am leaving.What is the answer.
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  5. mum

    bit of advice please my mum is in a care home when i go to visit she keeps wanting to go home i try to explain why shes there shes seems to understand but i say im going she starts again and gets very agitated i dont want to not go but in can be very upsetting
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