Had the situation been reversed, I know that my husband z”l would’ve taken even better care of me than I did of him
I think the reason she chose me to be her confidante is obvious: I’d been a caregiver. I’d been there. I would get it
Once again, though, my assumption that this was the worst thing you could ever do to a loved one proved false
After about a year, it became clear to me that my husband belonged in a day-care program, but, of course, this was not something he’d agree to — and I knew better than to suggest it
I know this sounds unbelievable. A doctor who, for a year, would advise me — a person he’d never met — over the phone about a patient he had never seen?
In these instances, my instinct to spare my children and grandchildren was outweighed by my desperation