Category Archives: carer

Adios to the Bird Cage

Friday, February 11th, one month since mom’s hospitalization, 27 days since rehab admission. At last the answer to mom’s persistent query, when are they going to let me out of this jail? Mom returned to her assisted living apartment in … Continue reading

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Her disinterest and my rage

Turn left at the bird cage. Surprise. It’s an unmapped maze. Today’s irony is that the caged bird is mom. Nursing staff told me on the phone this morning that mom was “not interested “in providing a urine sample for them.(@#*&%(^%(@*%^( … Continue reading

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