I Have a Disabled Parent

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    My Dad is a contractor,

    well he used to be but he got into a really bad car accident and broke his back and now suffers from brain damage and is unable to work. And my Mom is a RN, she isn't able to work often though because my Dad requires someone to constantly be with him. Even though my Dad is now...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 24, 2014

    My dad's back in the hospital,

    wait-listed for a surgery date. He's been in and out over the years and was in at this time four years ago. It sometimes takes months for him to recover enough to go home. He's in pretty good hands at the VA, although he complains about it. At least I know he'll be fed and...
    AboveTheTrees AboveTheTrees
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2015

    My Mother

    My father was driving the family truck with me sitting next to him and mother in the passenger seat holding my sister on her lap. My father was 28, my mother was 24, I was 3, and my sister was 18 months old. I’ve been told that it was a foggy night and that’s why my father...
    livelustlove livelustlove
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 9, 2012

    My Background And Such...

    So, as this is my first post I may as well write about my history: As a child, my family moved around a lot. We never really travelled far, but this meant it was harder to make longer lasting friends. To make this worse, I thought I'd gotten a best friend but she became a...
    CocoLovesMuse CocoLovesMuse
    13-15, F
    May 21, 2011

    My mothers disabled and she loves her life at

    the moment and I enjoy being around her even more than I did before. Kidney failure, amputated right leg and partial amputated right thumb. Love her all the same. Mwah mom. Xoxo love you lots.
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail
    22-25, M
    Jan 16, 2014
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