Caregiving is frustrating more often than it is ever a win or a loss. Under pressure distinctions blur between behavior associated with chronic illness/disability and anything else.
Plans with time tables can be one way tickets to caregiver psychoanalysis. More often than not, I end up empathizing with Wile E. Coyote's endless quest to try but never succeed.
Telling our story, I notice I tend to share the highlights. Monotonous entries of exasperation would be dull; however, enduring frustration may be the bottom line to caregiving.