July 31st, 2017

by, DailySunshine On 07/31/2017

While talking to one of my dad's church members she mentioned that one of her relatives are having problems with their mom.  Her advice to…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/31/2017

I am Daughter-In-Chief. Like Chief of Staff. Talk to doctors and make sure everyone is reading from the same page. Run a household --there's a…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/31/2017

Well yesterday, after church we stopped by the house for lunch before coming back to rehab.  Moving around the house is a little different. We…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/30/2017

Yesterday with the cool temps and rain, we had to bring out the Stars and Stripes blanket. My father received this no sew blanket over…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/30/2017

Have you seen this on the news or an email or a website? A picture of something with various colors and there's a discussion on…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/29/2017

I left off with the monthly overview at April/May. Now as I look back, May was a challenging month. It seemed like everything was trying…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/29/2017

One day, you look around and it's so automatic and then you remember...this is what your Mom or Dad would do.  Guess what?  You have…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/29/2017

My father has been out of Walter Reed - Bethesda for one month. He was released on Wednesday, June 29th to rehab.  It had been…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/28/2017

'What did he say!' Remember this line from the commercial where the man and woman were at the movies and the lights were coming on…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/27/2017

My father is a Veteran of the US Army Reserves. His time including his Active Duty time, stretch over 28 years combined.  But just like…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/27/2017

Your love one just got back from a funeral, one of their best friends or a close family member passed.  All of a sudden, you…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/27/2017

My father was talking to a couple of his nurses today and he told them, 'I'm different'. He has come along way since the first…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/26/2017

Are you getting enough sleep? Sleeping, resting your body, your body can tell. Here are a few ways you can get a little rest in…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/26/2017

Yes, just like magic. You close your eyes and everything is done. Well, it does happen just like that but you get it done.  Sometimes,…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/26/2017

A few weeks ago, I attended a Celebration of Life/Homecoming for my friend who passed away.  The Homecoming was bittersweet. It was ten years ago,…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/22/2017

J.D. Power and Associates has been hired by the Department of Veterans Affairs.  They called this afternoon asking questions about my father's encounter with the…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/04/2017

   It was a great 4th of July, especially since my father was not in the hospital.     The rehab center had a cookout with…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/01/2017

This is just my pet peeve, I like the term Residual Leg better than Leg Stump.  Stump reminds me of a tree and not something…

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by, DailySunshine On 07/01/2017

I cannot stress enough how much communication plays a part in everything, especially when taking care of your love one. The evening when my father…

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