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About 95 Frames per Second

This blog is about my caring journey, looking after family members with high functioning autism / aspergers, multiple sclerosis, getting older, etc. in the midst of trying to function as normal. Hopefully along the way you will find my experiences useful. 95 frames per second is roughly the frame rate life runs at.

27. Biting my tongue

I collected my niece from school yesterday.  Prior to leaving the area for London I had to run around the shops.  Faced with an unfamiliar layout I asked for help to find the items I needed.  Alongside me just behind my … Continue reading

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26. In ‘Fixer’ mode

En route to my mother’s today, I stopped by my sister’s.  After knocking gently a few times and not receiving an answer, I eventually rang the doorbell only for it to be answered by a sleepy nephew.  My sister was … Continue reading

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25. End of Financial year pressures

My 90 year old mother receives care in the form of cleaning.  Other than that she does everything else herself.  That’s cooking, bathing and dressing herself, laundry, even changing the beds. However, the government has squeezed local authorities so much … Continue reading

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24. Ill

I am recovering from the worst of a week of flu.  Australian or Japanese, I don’t know which one I had, but this year flu has had a massive impact in the UK, as young and old have died of … Continue reading

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23. Doubting Thomas’ responsible for ensuring a duty of care towards my niece

I took my niece back to school last week by train.  The idea is that she learns to travel with school friends, but should she find herself cut off from them that she knows what to do. Unfortunately, she was … Continue reading

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22. Back to School

I took my niece back to boarding school on Monday.  The house was busy with all the girls returning at once.  My niece is in a new room with girls she has not shared with before.  I could see she … Continue reading

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21. Needing more than 24 hours in a day.

Time with family is so precious and I always take Christmas off so that we spend it together.  This year I have been run off my feet.  There does not seem to be enough time in the day to get … Continue reading

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