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peachtree

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I HATE when people say, you have to take care of yourself, go for a walk, etc.  My mother cannot be left alone.  Do they think I am so stupid I don't know it would be good to get out.  I can only afford an aid for when I work. 

And please, no obvious solutions, I have looked into government help, my siblings do not live near me. 

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TaraG

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I have no patience for obvious answers. And no, mom’s neighbors can’t help, nor can her church. Hang in there!
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Joey

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I'm with you!  People are always telling me to take care of myself but, hey, how can you do that? It's not easy.  I'm a caregiver to my husband and I do have some outside help but I could use more, but it takes money and we don't have alot.  I feel like I'm pushed into the ground some days...and nights...don't forget nights.  And we have 2 little dogs that are always wanting something.  It seems like every time I want to sit down for a few minutes somebody needs/wants something!  I don't need these little dogs in my life right now but that's the way it is at least for the present.  Being a caregiver is very hard.  Hey!  I'm venting!! It does help.
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