This has been a rather tough week, yet one full of thoughtful acts of kindness.
As I mentioned in my last post, my husband and I were preparing to go to the doctor with my father-in-law who is suffering from a fast moving form of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).
As many of you know, doctor’s visits can be exhausting. Well, imagine not only seeing your doctor, but also a dietician, an occupational therapist, a speech therapist, a respiratory therapist and a physical therapist in the same visit. That is what my father-in-law’s appointments consist of and they take about 3 hours.
There were moments during the appointment when I found myself on the verge of tears, especially as I watched my father-in-law struggle to complete the simple tasks that were asked of him.
After I came home, I scarcely had the energy to make dinner, but I did throw something simple together before I went on the computer.
As I was reading the many thoughtful comments from my last post, I was so overwhelmed by one particular comment from my fellow garden blogger, David. He had created a bouquet for me from his garden and posted it for all to see….