Monthly Archives: June 2013

I had a thought

I was wondering if maybe the reason agonizing death of a parent is nature’s way of making it so that you find it easier to bear the loss of them. So that instead of finding it a heartrending grief striking … Continue reading

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I am so tired

I don’t know how long this can go on. I don’t talk about the nitty gritty details of it all with anybody but I do write about them privately but maybe I’ll have to just do it on my computer … Continue reading

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My dad back in hospital. Thank god. Bone

My dad back in hospital. Thank god. Bone spread to the hip (excruciatingly painful). Trying to work out what to do. He doesn’t want to be cared for by anybody except my stepmama or me but we just can’t do … Continue reading

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Such an awful day

I had arranged to go down to help my stepmama get my dad to an xray for his hip. I got there at 7.30 am and they were both still asleep. Apparently they had had a dreadful night, with my … Continue reading

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I think this might be the beginning of the end

He is on oral morphine now.

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I feel terrible

I just had my sister on the phone, in floods of tears. I had sent her a dropbox link of the family photographs from last night; the last photos of the complete family together. And she looked at the actual … Continue reading

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Not working today

But trying to fulfill my work obligations, via the written word. It isn’t technically a part of my job description but I do twitter during the course of my working day and I also have been writing a little bit … Continue reading

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