The Stubborn Brit – Aftermath (Part 4)

To Continue… Today is the fateful day I must break the news to her. A day that would at least for me change my entire future of her care. When I arrived at Manor Care, I parked as far I could from the front door. I really needed that walk to take some breaths and […]

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The Stubborn Brit – Aftermath (Part 3)

To continue… A few weeks have now passed. Thankfully up and until this point, nothing of consequence happened. Just the normal day to day activities of her rehab. Though the highlight of her day was when I came to play Skip-Bo and chat; it was one of her favorite card games. So the visit was […]

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The Stubborn Brit – Aftermath (Part 2)

To Continue… Arriving at Manor Care was relatively uneventful. Gram was already in her room by the time I arrived from getting her incidentals from home for her stay. And I was as usual sitting in the intake room signing and reading a tome’s worth of paperwork. I say as usual, because this was not […]

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The Stubborn Brit – Aftermath (Part 1)

To continue… Gram arrived a few minutes before I did at the Emergency Room in York Hospital. So I had to enter the waiting area. Oh that was a slow and drawn out process. I said to the check in person, I need to get to her immediately, I am her POA and she suffers […]

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About the Stubborn Brit Story

I would like to address some of the private feedback and comments on The Stubborn Brit; the beginning of the end. that I received. However, while some of the feedback was good to read, there were some of the direct messages that did not achieve that special ranking of good. So let me address a few. Why are […]

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The Stubborn Brit; the beginning of the end.

What a title for this story; though apt. It does come across a bit melancholy. At least that is from my perspective at this time; not my fondest memory. I moved back to Pennsylvania in June of 2003 and was with her until end of life in October of 2015. That was a long time […]

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Good Memories in a Daisy

When caring for an older adult there are challenges to the mind, body and one’s spirit. And the intensity of emotion on these is multiplied exponentially when it is family. Which brings me to a story about Daisies. More specifically, Montauk Daisies and how they brighten the dark days of fall. Well, it started long […]

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September 30, 2017

Respecting Wishes

Respecting the wishes of one’s grandmother seems like a normal thing to do. And in the beginning, it was as easy as eating a piece of her delicious Strawberry Trifle. But, aside from her yummy desserts, she was one of the most stubborn, yet bubbly and full of life individuals I have ever known. Though […]

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September 23, 2017

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Greetings

Welcome to Stories from the Heart. This blog is part of Junction 116, LLC. About Stories from the Heart We want to share your stories and life experiences about charity. So we are reaching out to all our family and friends; and that includes all of you folks outside of the USA too. The stories we […]

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August 17, 2017