Tuesday, April 19, 2011
heart with a touch of madness
Picking Patti up Monday for a movie outing I found myself smiling as staff tried to guess what we were going to see. Hop?
Rio? Arthur? – ‘Scream 4’ was just not on their radar.
Smiles became laughter as Patti and I driving to the theatre got to talking about slasher flicks as a litmus test for caregivers. Look for someone who has seen all the Friday the 13th movies, all the Nightmare on Elm Street movies, all the Halloween movies, and all the Scream movies. Beware those sensitive "chick flick" types. J
Yes, with Multiple Sclerosis progression movie going adaptation has been necessary, through MS 'symptom D' glasses, and while I could go on my own – frankly its about continuing to share in spite of obstacles.
Hey, who cannot appreciate a good scream?
And what goes with screams better than cheers? Without taking anything away from those who could and did run in the Boston Marathon …
… isn’t pushing a marathon at age 70 hardest of all?
“Over the past 33 years, Dick Hoyt has pushed, pulled and carried his disabled son, Rick, through 28 Boston Marathons. But as time bears down on them, how much longer can they keep it up?” The Wheels Of Life
Heart with a touch of madness - now that’s the litmus test for caregiving!
Caregivingly Yours, Patrick Leer
web site: caregivinglyyours.com
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