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  1. Forward Planning

    I want to try a loose plan to see if I can inch our way forward on a couple of issues. When I am tired I just go for peace and quiet approach to life: put on Youtube and sing our way through the dark evenings. That is preferable to witnessing the endless: searching drawers; tidying up the kitchen; watching TV programmes 'that are not real'. So what better day to start on than a Sunday?

    Two 'little targets' today within Operation Underwear - nothing fits since the stroke. I bought ...
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  2. Laughing with mum and stimulation therapy......

    I stayed at my mums house for three days this week for I had not been up there for the last three weeks over school holidays and what not. I missed her as much as she missed me I did washing and toilets floors and bathroom, vacuum, massage, nails painted you name it we did it. Poor thing by the time the second night came her brain was on minimal functioning capacity and I looked at her and I said I am so sorry mum I didn't mean to spend all of your thinking power and wear you out like I had done ...
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  3. Girl Friday

    Quote Originally Posted by Grey Lad View Post
    No I'm not being hard on her. She is a lovely Girl Friday, treated badly by the wicked Care Agency: minimum wage, little training and no travelling expenses. My 'training programme' will help us all. Unfortunately, we hatched a plan this morning and wife won't play; refuses to go shopping for pants and bra that will fit. So I will just have to cope again with a trip to M&S by myself. Keeping smiling though.
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  4. Girl Friday

    Quote Originally Posted by Grey Lad View Post
    Girl Friday will be here in a minute and I am going to try to retrain her. She has been one of our carers for a while and we need to change her style. I need to see if I can help her to gauge how Maureen is each time she comes and react accordingly. I think Maureen is a little fed up of listening to her wedding plans and would appreciate care that is reactive not the latest gossip on Girl Friday's life. Let you know how it goes. Woops she is here now.
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  5. Still Smiling

    Quote Originally Posted by Grey Lad View Post
    Yes I plan to keep smiling and look for the positives. Yesterday my OH was put on the Blind Register as no hope of her peripheral vision returning. However, we keep reminding ourselves that our LOVE will see us through this rather challenging period in our lives. Someone once said of me that 'I seemed to thrive on adversity'. Yes perhaps I do but I would just like the sun to shine on us - as it is this morning - and to have a lovely walk together hand in hand on the beach this afternoon. Fortunately
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