Diagnosis changes everything.
All of a sudden everything is about the one who needs care. Doctors focus on them. Friends and family focus on them.
But what about you?
A doctor may ask your loved one “how are you feeling?” But when do they turn to you and ask about you?
Caregiving is difficult; you’ll find everyone tells you it’s true.
But very few will tell you what to expect from the inside out. The nitty gritty details of what you’re life will be like from this point forward. And in some ways it’s to be expected; just like no two people are the same, no two caregiving situations will be the same. [Read more…]