I Care For a Sick Relative

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    Five Years...

    I've been looking after my mother. She got diagnosed with renal failure and has been on dialysis ever since. It's been difficult at times, but I've managed to come through a stronger person. Fortunately my mother has been a lot better recently, so it's given me time to be myself...
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    1 Response Mar 19, 2008

    Pretty Taxing.

    I thought I would go ahead and write my story.  My mom has had a nonhealing foot wound for 12 years.  She was such a fighter, but she ended up losing her leg.  My father died of cancer and she has no one else she is really close to, so I have been helping her with...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Nov 14, 2007

    I Care For My Auntie

    i help out my auntie a lot. i suppose you could call me a carer accept i'm not really cos im not there every day and night. i go down as often as i can though and i try to help her the best i can.   she has had her leg amputated and is very sick in other ways and at the...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2007

    Trying To Find Peace With My Mother

    I ran away from home at 18 after being molested and raped by my mothers boyfriend. I moved to Seattle and started a new life, living with hippies and working at a video store. I had a mostly happy, comfortable existence for 5 years, until a private investigator contacted me, and...
    cosmicspeck cosmicspeck
    22-25, F
    Sep 25, 2011
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