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3:00 am March 31, 2020

Vickie awoke, checked blood sugar: low (5, had to fix quick bfast; heated sausage/egg sandwich we keep in freezer for just these occasions.

3:30 am

I'm still awake, loaded dishwasher, made self bowl cereal, V still awake was cold needed blankets. Temp outside 51f. Heated leftover coffee in microwave.

4:00 am

Both still awake V needed to potty, helped her to b-room and back to bed.

5:00 am

Continuing help, checking laundry

6:00 am

feed dogs, let out to potty

7:00 am

getting agitated myself, take medicine to calm down. finally eat regular breakfast. V still awake, hasn't slept well in several days. Gave her a cowbell sometimes back, she uses it to call me.

7:30 am

medicine taking affect, will try to get some more sleep

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  1. midnightpoet's Avatar
    error above blood sugar was 58.
  2. Firemajic's Avatar
    It is one of the most exhausting things, to be a care giver... I did that for my husband for over 10 years and until his death... there are good days and tuff days... but I would not allow anyone else to take care of him...I think it is the ultimate act of love...

    Hang in there and rest when you can... *hugs*....
  3. Neetu's Avatar
    Very challenging to be a caregiver, midnight. My thoughts go out to you.
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