I’m still sick but don’t want to drop my resolution to post the two regularly scheduled posts each week this year no matter what. So… Stevie Richards? Dancing Stevie? Eh. Pass me the NyQuil.
This is the second in a series about being a caregiver for better or worse as a man in his late 20s. It’s to raise money for my mother who isn’t doing too hot after a lengthy stint in the hospital that probably shouldn’t have ended quite yet. Check out that link here: http://gofundme.com/HurtByUSHealthcare
My mom and I recently spent a long time in the hospital. She also hates when I take picture of her because she lacks a thyroid and, thusly, doesn’t really have a metabolism.
So, I added some stickers on the photos and added some pictures of cats–both ours and some of the street cats around the hospital–because everyone loves cats.
Also, there is a colony of kittens around the hospital. But, that’s a different story.
The important part is that my mom actually spent much of her life caring for other people. As a YMCA director, as the campaign manager for our little cousin with terminal leukemia, and even yesterday as she demanded I go donate clothes to Goodwill.
So, go forth and re-blog/share this link. No one in our family has caught a break for the past handful of years. Maybe help me make one for her? Continue reading A different approach to dealing with illness that isn’t going away.