an over-spicy day, and spice ain’t nice

Today I am tired, no, that’s not correct–I am exhausted. To put it graphically, for my mother it’s been a over-spiced day that led to emotional indigestion, and I’ve been busy all along trying to do the cleaning up 🙂

Here’s what happened:

A few days ago, the attendant who helps me with the nitty-gritty of my mother’s caregiving (bathing, incontinence, support while walking, just being a silent unobtrusive presence) went to her village because her daughter had an accident.

My mother can’t be left alone. Normally I stay out of sight bulk of the day, so as not to over-excite my mother, but after the attendant left, I parked myself near her. With me I took the minimal tools of my trade–my laptop, my files, my books, pens, other miscellaneous stationery.
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