All right mother.
Let’s seek another solution. Together we visited the only locally available option to give Me a chance at relieving Me for 5 – 6 hours once or twice a week of your care. You said you would try but seeing the other seniors at the facility who looked blankly at us and didn’t respond when greeted I can’t imagine ever letting you go there.
So tomorrow we will seek another option that will require me to further dedicate more of my life to making your world a better place.
I am sorry, oh so sorry, that you are stuck with me. I wish the family members who you value for the momentary joy they give you when they grace us with their time once or twice a month would commit to the minute by minute care of your needs at least one day a week.
But alas their needs come first … leaving us to find our own way.
I question my ability to be of sound my mind long enough for you or myself. I wish you had someone else.
But we are lucky … I think … we are not so bad that an agency will put us in an institution against our will. And so, I need to find a way to make the long long days better. I just wish ………….