Monday, April 3, 2017

A Hard Reality

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The lady across the hall said to the nurse that just walked into her room......
“I’m not happy with my life.
I used to be happy.
Two weeks ago I was happy.
Then they made me come here.
The doctor said I couldn't remember things and I agree I have trouble. But that doesn't mean I have to be here.”

Yes, that was a gut wrencher.

This is why I've had little time to spend here at the blog. I sure have lots of stories to tell but they'll come in due time.

Today I thank God for this phone in my pocket.

Have a great Mobile Art Monday where ever you are in life's journey.
Linking up with Sarah today at a Scene and Story

7 comments:

  1. The truest stories always wrench the heart. Hang in there my friend!

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  2. That was hard to read. I hope that elderly soul is able to find some happiness.

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  3. The realities of life are sometimes hard to accept. I hope the lady across the hall will find some peace and acceptance of how things are for her now.

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  4. You must be full of compassion built on stories like these. This was everything- as it's many people's deepest fear to lose themselves and their freedom this way.

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  5. This is so poignant. I can only imagine how that lady must feel, and I wish her comfort and peace. Sending you thoughts of love and strength, Roxi.

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  6. These are indeed difficult days for you. I'll say a prayer for guidance and courage and blessings.

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  7. Alzheimer and dementia are such cruel illnesses. Not only for the individual and their loved ones, but also for those around the sufferer. My first mother-in-law suffered for about 10 years with it. My father-in-law is just now starting to have signs of it. I pray daily for a cure for each and also for cancer. I also pray for those who are experiencing the effects of them.

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I read and appreciate all your comments. Have a blessed day!