Tag Archives: caregiving

What to do with a day off

So, it is a New Year and with that I have more opportunities to shine. Besides catching up on the business end of things this weekend, I am also reaching out to help others by answering questions that they have … Continue reading

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Took the whole weekend to recover

Perhaps getting several inches of snow around Chicagoland was just what I needed in order to sit my butt down and to get more rest since I have been literally working overtime with clients, closing the business’s books for year … Continue reading

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Sometimes their pain becomes mine! (Posted late on February 1st from January 31st)

Although I am young, I am still very human. I never claim that what I do is an easy task. In fact, there are times when what I do smashes right into my personal life and I feel distress aplenty. … Continue reading

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Before the year is out (Posted Late on January 2nd from December 31st, 2014)

Although the December holidays (especially Christmas!) are my favorite times of the year, I do feel a bit melancholy for one great reason, my best friend died two years ago right before Christmas. Although most people thought it unusual she … Continue reading

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When tears say it all

Tonight I was able to see my clients after my younger son had surgery. I was so touched that they cared so much about my children. The immense emotions that flowed from this couple touched my heart in a way … Continue reading

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Let’s go over the phases of grief

According to http://www.hospicenet.org, the various stages of grief are as follows: The process of bereavement may be described as having four phases: 1. Shock and numbness: Family members find it difficult to believe the death; they feel stunned and numb. … Continue reading

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A break in topic

Today is a very sad day for two of my clients for today is the funeral of one of their best friends. I am so sorry for them. It must be sad for them to realize that yet one more … Continue reading

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