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Parental Journal 63 from Planet Elderly – Respite Time Back in Missouri for a Few Weeks

Saturday, June 4, 2016  mid-morning This is the view I see each morning at my new rental place.   This is the view I need to see each morning.  I feel so fortunate to have Mom’s neighbor, Kevin, as part of … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 60 from Planet Elderly – Diagnosis Explained, Emotional Tornadoes, and Plans

Wednesday, May 11, 2016  afternoon It’s mind boggling to think about all that has transpired over the past 48 hours or so, but at least things have leveled out a bit and the high drama and hysterics are on the … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 56 from Planet Elderly – Round and Round With Ups and Downs

Friday, April 28, 2016  afternoon I was tired this morning after not sleeping much.  At 9:45 I told Mom to go visit Dad without me because I wasn’t feeling well and was tired.  She then suggested that I probably need … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 53 from Planet Elderly – Mini Tizzy Fit and Cuddle with Wanda

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 – late evening I’m on an odd schedule.  Lately I’ve been waking up at 3:30 or 4:00 a.m.  I think I do that because it’s the only time I can be by myself, other than sleeping.  … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 48 from Planet Elderly – Itches and Options Start This Visit

Wed. April 13, 2016 – afternoon I’ve been here since late Saturday afternoon and the most exciting thing that’s happened is me having to go to an “urgent care” facility to been seen for a rash that would not go … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 39 from Planet Elderly: Melting Plastic in the Oven and Stashed Cash

Monday, January 25, 2015 – 7 p.m. I’m pretty sure I stopped the house from burning down, or at the least prevented toxic plastic fumes from overtaking the kitchen. Mom made sloppy joes and had put some frozen fries in … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 37 from Planet Elderly: Tears and Confusion From Across the Miles

Friday, January 8, 2016  12:30 p.m. I’ve been recharging the mental battery here in Missouri for about a week.  The phone conversations I’ve had with Mom have included tears and continued confusion. Mom received mail about health expense refund program.  … Continue reading

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