Tuesday, February 04, 2014
I just received a call from my sis who came home from the hospital Friday night. I spoke to her that night & Saturday. Today's call was to see if I was mad at her because I hadn't been over to see her since she came home.
Let me preface this by saying I went to her home every day she was in hospital at 4:45am to give her dog medicine and again after I worked all day to feed the dog and give more medicine. Let me also say that her home is not a pleasant place to be. Think hoarders but worse in a bad way.
I feel like no matter what my hubby and I do for her it's never enough.
I love my sister but feel smothered by her. She has few friends and counts on me (us) for way too much.i feel guilty if I don't include her in most everything that we do, but I feel resentful that I have to include her in everything we do. Does that make any sense at all?
I just don't know how to deal with this situation and am at my wits end.
Thanks for listening and letting me vent.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Sister in hospital for an infection. Running back & forth between her house to take care of her dog, visiting her @ hospital, working full time and trying to manage my own home. I've been negligent in logging my food choices but have faithfully continued my exercise program. I will make more of an effort to log my food.
Usually when she gets ill and lands in the hospital, I throw all my efforts out the window & just live on fast food & no exercise. So this time is different. I am maintaining my sanity through exercise and although I have not been logging my food choices, they have been healthy choices which for me is a miracle!
Hopefully she will be released in the next few days so I can go back to focusing on me. Sounds selfish, I know, but if I don't take care of me, who will???
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