The Good Stuff, Week of 11/12/17

This week is a round-up of good stuff in one form or another, because it’s been a week, but I’m still playing the ‘I was in California hanging with family and I’m still exhausted from travel’ card. (Have you ever done this, or is it just...
“Just Figure It Out!” And Dementia

“Just Figure It Out!” And Dementia

“Just Figure It Out!” Ha! Ever heard that one before? Hate it as much as I do?   The Part I Already Figured Out There are two parts to my job. One is the part you’re most familiar with (and the part I love, love, love): helping you. When I get to...
I Want To Be A (Supported) Shiny Colander!

I Want To Be A (Supported) Shiny Colander!

Put On Your Running Shoes… This story is about feeling supported.   I’ve never been a fan of metaphor. I perceive metaphor as requiring too much effort on my part. Not that I’m opposed to effort. I was raised by people almost Calvinistic in their work ethic....
Could You Have “Caregiver Dementia”?

Could You Have “Caregiver Dementia”?

Ever had a really bad cold? The kind that makes it impossible to sleep at night unless you’ve downed a bottle of NyQuil and are sitting upright? The kind that makes you swear you’ll never, ever again take your health for granted, if only you can breathe through your...