Caregiving is chock full of challenges, and sometimes the weight feels even heaver if you’re an only child. It’s important to remember, though, that having a wide range of feelings about the situation is completely normal.  AND, you really don’t have to walk this path by yourself.

Read my piece today at Caregivers to see that Only doesn’t have to mean Alone.

Mom had another good day. I received pictures of her eating a sandwich at lunchtime, and eating dinner by herself (with a fork) this evening. It looks like we’ll definitely have something extra special celebrate on her birthday in a couple of days!