Monthly Archives: June 2011

Metaphorically Thinking

Since this phase of Mom’s life has unfolded, the psych major in me can’t help but find some fascination in her condition. (I have a BA with Honors in Psychology from NYU). Often, when Mom can’t find words for what … Continue reading

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Geriatric Delinquent

“I was so proud of myself” Mom beamed as she recalled defending herself from the conspirators with a butter knife. Safe, calm and cheerful in her bed at the Chilton ER, her home away from home, she rambled amiably about … Continue reading

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Rehab

Mom’s stay at Chilton lasted several days. I was afraid she’d be discharged over the weekend. Her delusions were staying with her and she was in no condition to go back to Emeritus. Her gout flared up on Sunday morning … Continue reading

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