ch, ch, ch, changes
this and that
I started thinking about how things have changed here in the last 6 months.
Prior to my coming, they were quite self sufficient. Dad was a bit scary driving, but other then his unsteadiness and, (ultimately), falling . . .often, they did well.
Mom had her stroke in December and Dad had his in February.
me myself and . . .-avoid getting run over by Dad, on the scooter, as we grocery shop . . . I do all the grocery shopping.
-listen to make sure Dad is OK in the shower . . . assist with shower . . . I bathe Dad in the shower, dry, and dress.
-play the assistant while Dad does the banking . . . I run all the bank errands.
and that . . . and that
-I chauffeur Dad to all his appointments and Mom to most, (for communication purposes).
-I assist Dad anytime he leaves or enters the house, climbs or descends stairs, in or out of the car/kitchen chair/restaurant chair/etc.
-I pull the weights each week on the Grandfather clock and maintain the cars.
I am the "beck and call girl" for most all things.