The stress and burnout of caregiving has affected every aspect of my life.
Short and sweet, my mom has had a great many health troubles in the past 7 months. Starting with a planned back surgery, her going to a facility to help her rehab, hew having to learn to walk again and having open heart surgery in December. For some reason she still believes she can do it all and as a result she fell today in her home, hitting her head, getting a head injury. I am simply getting frustrated and burnt out due mainly to the fact it seems she gets more and more stubborn and I does things she knows she she not do. I am only 40 and I feel like I am much older than that age (my mom is almost 74). The stress and burnout has affected every aspect of my life and I would like some advise on how to avoid feeling overwhelmed all the time. and finding time for myself.