I Have to Take Care of My Mother

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    My mother has been disabled

    for about a year now but it recently became serious. She has lost a lot of muscle mass and can not do most things on her own. She is 47. I love my mother. I've known her all my life to be a independent hard working woman, and not that she isn't that anymore it scares me. I don't...
    lovedesi lovedesi
    22-25, F
    May 17, 2014

    I have to take care of my mother

    who is wheelchair bound and has a bedside commode and hospital bed. My father is 80 and has dementia so I have to look after him too. I have a half sister that loves an hour away. Other than that, it's just me. No close relatives, no one. Plus I work a full time job. I am...
    76blaze 76blaze
    41-45, F
    Jul 10, 2014

    I take care of my mother

    who has Alzheimer's. Some days it is just about more that I can do. I am tired. I am broke. I miss getting to go places and do things. Some days it is just beyond depressing.
    Sissytutti Sissytutti
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2014

    I am my mother's only living child

    and the summer I turned 12 she needed a complete hysterectomy like yesterday. She had been putting it off for several years and couldn't wait any longer. When she came home I took care of her and the household alone. I cooked,cleaned,did laundry, took the Tram to the storesmand...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 20, 2014
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