A Little of This; a Little of That

Thursday, August 26th, 2004

Robert has been showing more independence each day. He doesn’t get up and cook dinner every evening, but he gets up and fixes lunch for himself each day. Sometimes, I come home for lunch and we eat together. This weekend will be our big grocery shopping expedition. That used to be Roberto’s task, one he […]

Galloping Gourmet

Tuesday, August 10th, 2004

Robert has done a 180-degree turnaround in outlook, spirit and activity level since he’s gotten his new chair. Just tonight, I came home to Robert in the kitchen, putting finishing touches on dinner, which was roast pork, macaroni and cheese and mixed veggies. He had also brewed a pitcher of iced tea. I was happy […]

Freedom Is…

Wednesday, August 4th, 2004

not being confined to your bedroom except on days when you have a doctor’s appointment… It’s being able to go anywhere in the house that you want, to the living room to surf the Net and play your favorite Golf Sim, to the kitchen to grab a snack… even to the front porch to catch […]

July Update

Sunday, July 4th, 2004

Robert is doing fairly well. He has managed not to have any UTIs since that really bad one he had in mid-April, right after he got home. So far, so good! His appetite is back to normal (eat everything in site!). He’s keeping his blood sugar under control (which helps with no run-away urine output, […]

Two Weeks

Sunday, March 28th, 2004

Good Friday will be a very good Friday indeed. Robert is coming home!! Woot! Yay! Yippee!! He’s excited about that, but a little apprehensive as this is all uncharted waters for him. Still, it will be nice to be home, back in his own surroundings! With his cat! Speaking of the cat, today was Pet […]