This is so my story in so many parts, the disability issues here are lasting me over 3 years of living at my Mom’s, and being almost 50, and living on $200 food stamps. I also have the Lupus, and severe knee issues which need surgery.
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I had just started studying at Concordia University. I had already earned a certificate in Gerontology and worked as a personal support worker in home care.
Married 16 years, working part-time, raising 2 children in elementary school, the typical life of suburbia…2 kids, 2 working parents, owner of a bungalow, a summer camp, catamaran (not noisy motor boat), except we had 2 small cars and not the station wagon and 2 small dogs and not the huge canine. It was just plain old suburbia.
I earned just enough to pay little extras, my car, my tuition, books and personal expenses. My going back to school was a bit of a prickle, my family was somewhat inconvenienced at times.
Life was pretty good. Summers were a nice break as school was out for Mommy and the children. I had 4 weeks’ vacation, the children’s father had 5 weeks, so we would…
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It is so sad that in this world there are so many people, women and men, who are hurt. At least through all these blogging outlets, we all have a chance to open up.
This should be shared by all those who care for other people, period. Depression strikes all of us, ill or healthy.
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