Tag Archives: Care-giving

The Notebook.

Quite how I got interested in seeing The Notebook is a mystery to me but I did pick up the idea from something I read somewhere and sent for a DVD which strangely enough came on the 13th inst.  I … Continue reading

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What “Lesson From Mom” Do You Still Live By Today?

When I ask myself that question, bar a few lessons learnt during my working days from mentors, my entire value system and attitudes have been shaped by the lessons learnt from my mother. I also inherited two priceless traits from … Continue reading

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Unpaid Carers.

I came across this term for the first time this morning. It intrigued me enough to plod through this rather disturbing article in the Independent. I can identify completely with the findings among the care givers as I have, at … Continue reading

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The Rose Bud.

I have recently been going through quite a harrowing time with my care giving duties with a suffering, and therefore difficult 95 year old man, my father. One development after the other has been taking place and as I write … Continue reading

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Prepare.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Padmum and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs to get nine different flavours of the same topic. Today’s … Continue reading

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Care Giving.

Last Saturday, I had gone to visit two of my cousins who live in Navi Mumbai. In English, that is New Bombay. It is a series of townships on the mainland across the Arabian sea, to Mumbai. From my home, … Continue reading

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Taking risks.

My arms have been twisted by Jean from “Transforming Stress Into Personal Power” into writing on this topic. I wonder if it is because she thinks of me as a staid, risk averse person. In any case, her post is … Continue reading

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Update.

The hospital authorities and the orthopedic surgeon, ruled out surgery for my father’s fracture and discharged him from the hospital on Saturday. I have now created a hospital room in his bed room with round the clock male nursing care … Continue reading

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Quiet Desperation.

“What I really lack is to be clear in my mind what I am to do, not what I am to know, except in so far as a certain knowledge must precede every action. The thing is to understand myself, … Continue reading

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The Story Of My Life.

That friends, is the current story of my life. This post has been in the making for quite some time and when this cartoon appeared the bulb went on about the timing. Bar a few times, I have lived away … Continue reading

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