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Keeping your sanity during the holiday season

Posted Nov 19 2011 12:00am

The addition of your parents' ill health was a tipping point between enjoying your holiday season and your current feeling of teetering on the edge of insanity. You seemed to have left your sense of humor at the nursing home when you decorated your mom's room. She didn't recognize you, and she thought you were tearing her house apart to steal her things. Add to that the fact that you are trying to cope with your Dad's partial paralysis and inability to swallow – well, your personal pain level is nearly beyond endurance.

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