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Trish Hughes Kreis
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Video EEG: Process, Results and Decisions
A
lot has happened since Robert’s video EEG in
April and it all affects the direction we go with Robert’s treatment.   Caregivers make decisions every day about
treatment and everything needs to be considered: how treatment will affect our
loved one and the...
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What better way to create some fun while caregiving? Thx to the police lip sync challenge for inspiring us!
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What This Caregiver Misunderstood About Self-Care
As
a caregiver, I know the importance of self-care.   Heck, my friends and co-authors have written
books about it! I
know, really know , how critical
self-care is for caregivers.   It
is extremely important for caregivers to find a moment to breathe.   To c...
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Accepting help is tough for me but not for the reasons you might think.
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Making Changes and Even Accepting Help
Let’s get this out of the way first:   Yes, I still have some residual numbness and tingling from my small stroke .   I wake up every day assessing my numbness.   Thankfully, the intensity is getting less and I rarely feel like I have a fat lip but my face ...
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Don’t Freak Out but I Had a Stroke
Yep,
that’s what I have been saying to people lately.   I look the same but, yes, I had a
stroke.   Not a TIA but a small
stroke.   My episode in March now
appears to have been a TIA. I
am okay and I am very, very lucky.   The
stroke was an Ischemic
Stroke ...
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Sometimes you get stuck and can't see the miracles. Give yourself time - they'll come. #caregiving
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The Trouble Seeing Miracles in a Challenging Year
This
has been such a crappy year (and, yes, I realize it is only half-way over!).   I am wishing so hard it would be 2019 that I
actually have written that down when dating a document or logging Robert’s
vitals.   2019
cannot come fast enough.   Anyone
who ...
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