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Tough Love

Tough Love

I requested Mom undergo a psychiatric evaluation, and a few hours after she had returned from her angiogram on Tuesday, Dr. Vincent Ziegler stopped by for a brief visit. For awhile, I’d been thinking she was battling some sort of mental disorder that prevented her from bathing more than once a week, restricted her diet … Continue reading

Comfort Measures

Comfort Measures

Before I’d had the chance to drink my first cup of coffee, my sister pulled in the driveway, arriving in sync with the sunrise. Kelley had wanted to make the two-hour drive from Columbus after I called her about Mom’s stroke diagnosis eight hours before, but her husband had convinced her that heavy emotions and … Continue reading