Posts Tagged ‘self-care’

Lessons Learned From A Sprained Ankle

Sprained Foot, ankle injury fixed by Doctor

Earlier this week, I was picking up some children’s Tylenol from CVS for my feverish first grader. Her little sister (age 3) was unhappy that I wouldn’t let her buy candy, too, which necessitated me carrying her out of the store. A distracted, crying preschooler in arms, I stepped off the curb wrong and ended…

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What Having Pneumonia Taught Me About Caregiving

What’s it like to be old? You probably don’t really know. One of the challenges of caring for older adults and people at the end of life is that you haven’t yet been in their shoes. Sure, you’ve been a teenager before, navigating the stormy seas of adolescence, and you’ve been a young adult trying…

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