Last week, my wife posted an article about traveling with chronic pain, chronic fatigue, and fibromyalgia on our couple’s blog. This week, I posted from the caretaker perspective. She has gotten better about travel, but still has a tendency to over-extend herself, which is where I come in to play. Of course, sometimes my reminding her that she has real limits ends up in a minor pout.
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This week, I learned something profound: It matters to connect with people you care about early and often. I learned this because there is a friend that I can no longer connect with.
She died this week. Suddenly. Several niche communities lost a great personality when Andrea died on the 21st. This loss was significant to me in a number of ways, not the least of which was the fact that I held Andrea and her husband in high regard. She will be missed. She had a wicked sense of humor and was a Master (Mistress) of Snark, and her delivery was so soft-spoken that she took more than one person by surprise. 😀 Continue reading
When I started working at Target, I met one of the managers and thought she was a bit of a crank. You know, moderately disagreeable, a bit bitchy, not the sort of person that you really want to get to know. Last night, I learned different.