Status Quo or Same-O Same-O

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How often have you felt defeated because your day-to-day existence is somewhat routine and boring?

The life of a family caregiver, attending to a loved one with a disease or malady that is all-encompassing, is never Same-O Same-O. Any semblance of status quo flies out the window shortly after taking on this learn-as-you-go caregiver role. The boring life about which the family caregiver used to complain no longer exists as she or he memorializes that long-abandoned way of living. My memorial to status quo existed while attending to my father during his Alzheimer’s journey.

Requiem for the Status Quo speaks of that memorial to things that once were.

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5 thoughts on “Status Quo or Same-O Same-O

    Book Club Mom said:
    August 6, 2019 at 7:15 am

    Very true…

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      Irene Olson responded:
      August 6, 2019 at 7:27 am

      The family caregiver’s life is filled with speed bumps that need to be leveled, potholes that need filling…and it can be such a lonely road.

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    Jill Weatherholt said:
    August 5, 2019 at 10:38 am

    Such a great message and wonderful book!

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      Irene Olson responded:
      August 5, 2019 at 1:15 pm

      You are very kind, Jill. Thank you.

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