Very sad that Dad is being taken from us so rapidly. He literally cannot do a single thing now, apart from sit in his chair and look out at the garden (so I suppose that is ONE thing!) It's only been 3 years - no legs, no arms, no speech, hardly any swallow left - totally immobile. Am angry that he should be reduced to this when he led such a healthy active life - kept his brain very active too (he was a treasurer - maybe he worked his brain too much!) It upsets me to see all the older people around him still able to enjoy their lives - many smoking, obese, etc etc. Upsetting too to see him and Mum struggle - their summer holidays for the last 2 years have been all of their friends visiting and regaling them with stories from their own travels abroad. Am bitter that other grandas get to play with their grandkids and my Dad can only watch his. My kids are 7, 4 and 1 - too young to lose their beloved granda. And there are grandparents who don't even seem bothered by theirs, or spend the time shouting at them. Mum can't even spend the time she wants to with them either as she is 24/7 looking after Dad.....Unfair - nothing else - just pure random unfairness of life. I love Dad so very much, but now realise more and more each day that he is going from us and nothing can ever change that. I just hope he knows we will treasure him always!! X
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