This week Ashley (13yo, profound multiple disabilities) is away at an adventure camp. It's not a long way away, probably an hour or so, but it's like he's abroad or something. We all miss the little guy SO very much. A large part of this is that his care is a major part of our … Continue reading Life is full, when is not?
Last week we were dealing with Mum's fall and her broken hip being replaced. Since then she has been rehabbed but her blood sugars are erratic. On Friday they finally sorted this out and she went back to the Care Home. This week my niece and her boyfriend were working to figure out how she … Continue reading Where to start…
It's been 10 years since I first registered on here. A long time. I remember looking for alternative sites as 20six and others died out. Eventually I settled here and have made some good friends and although mine isn't the oldest blog it is getting up there since I first started wittering on 26 before … Continue reading Happy Anniversary
Phone call from the assessor who has been looking into Mum's behaviour has concluded in her report that a move to an EMI is the best way forward. (Elderly Mentally Infirm) We agree as her carers report antisocial behaviour, lack of self care and challenging behaviour. There is an EMI ward in the home where … Continue reading This too shall pass
Last year my eldest moved out to live with her boyfriend about a mile away. She's coped well with "real" life and has a steady job. His son visits once a week and she cares for him and copes with his other parent. This year my second daughter has chosen to become an Au Pair. … Continue reading Chicks, nests, da dee da
Once again life has settled from the hectic days we've endured. My youngest just turned 11 which is hard for me to get my head round. She's a great kid and seems to endure all the nonsense that goes on around her. My eldest, 20 soon, is settled with a young man in her own … Continue reading Back again
What a day! And it's only half past ten. It's Gill's late Mum's birthday. She was dear to us both but I always fear for Gill's mood on the day. As it happened she was ok and just changed her FB pic. Today is also a job interview for daughter no.2 and involved a long … Continue reading Busy day