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LONELINESS FILLED MY DREAMS

I was definitely wearing a “Super daughter cape” as I left my mother following her appointment. I wrestled with the “demon of dementia” and had won. My mother went from tears to joy as I steadily convinced her of the reality. As I drove home, however, I still had the familiar gnawing pain inside me. I wondered why I wasn’t more joyful that she had beaten the odds and survived her hip fracture without having surgery!
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IT MIGHT BE TOO LATE TO GIVE IT A TRY

It is not easy to hear comments and encounter attitudes that are 100% against my decision for my mother not to have hip surgery. I realize that I have an extraordinary ability to articulate my feelings. That is why I’ve decided that I want to accept the challenge of defending my position. I feel sad for anyone that is pressured to make decisions and cannot articulate their feelings!
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