Caregiving is exhausting

Both mentally and physically, being my husband’s caregiver, is exhausting.

I haven’t had a solid 6 hour night’s sleep since October. Mind you I said 6 and meant 6 because the most I seem to get is 4 or 5.

I’d be thrilled with 6, ecstatic with 8.

My back is in constant pain from helping him up from the floor when he insists I don’t ‘need’ to get help.

I just spent an entire hour putting this month’s worth of his medications together.

Yep, my back is killing me now.

I haven’t had a break from this in three years. I am very, very tired.

I am holding on to my sanity by a thread.

If I hit the lottery you will not hear from me for a while.

I will have …HPIM3729Permanently.


About doggonedmysteries

Agented Mystery Writer, Bull Terrier owner --we have two, Avid gardener.

Posted on July 1, 2016, in MS related and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: