Avoiding germs and the corona virus is on everyone’s mind. Learn how to put on and remove sterile gloves. Continue reading How to put sterile gloves on and how to remove them.
My last post about my husband Arthur in rehab ended with “One way or the other, Arthur will be out of his current facility tomorrow.”
If only that statement were true.
Maybe our journey will help you navigate the medical system should you ever need to. Continue reading The “joys” of transferring my husband from sub-acute to acute rehab.
My husband is a paraplegic. Nothing is simple. Especially double carpal tunnel surgery. Without his hands, he can’t push his wheelchair or take care of his bathroom needs. Here’s an excerpt from his life in rehab. Continue reading A day (or two) in the life of a paraplegic in rehab after surgery.
The daily life of a paraplegic is exhausting. Most things take much longer to do than before. Here is a snapshot of life as a paraplegic. Continue reading Living Life as a Paraplegic
Taking care of yourself when your loved one is hospitalized– what does that look like? How do you advocate for the patient? 9 TIPS Continue reading Advice After An Accident Part II – 9 Tips For the Caregiver and Patient.
What do you do after a catastrophic accident? Here are 8 tips I learned. Continue reading Advice after a catastrophic accident – 8 tips
Would I choose to go back before my husband’s motorcycle accident? Yes and no. Continue reading Thankfulness or Gratitude? I’ll take both, please!
It may be a stretch to think of any positives about wheelchair life. Has anything good come out of this accident? Evidently, yes. Continue reading Is there anything good about being in a wheelchair? Evidently, yes.
After 13 months in hospitals and rehabs, my husband lost his modesty and his dignity. I wanted to give it back to him. Continue reading I wanted to give my husband back his dignity. Here’s why.
Who cares for the caregiver? What are YOU doing to take care of YOURself? Continue reading What are you doing to take care of YOURSELF?