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I am a retired elementary educator and librarian. I look out for my VietNam veteran ex husband who has serious illnesses and uses denial (named after a river in Egypt LOL) approach to dealing with them. You know what I mean, ladies! We retired to Phoenix from LA and just love it here! I do water aerobics, thrift shops and Home Depot while I decide whether to work part time or volunteer.
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I am bored out of my mind.  I worked my whole life except for the last 4 yrs moving to Phoenix and fixing up our house.  My husband has serious illnesses but is basically OK. He’s one of those people who wont ask the doctor any questions as if they’r...
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I would prefer to use the word persistent to bullying.  My husband has diabetes , peripheral artery disease and ischemic cardiomyopathy.  He hides symptoms and is very stubborn about doing anything that takes him away from his computer and the stock ...
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You are very courageous!   She really has to have a specialist, a neurologist ,I imagine, is the appropriate doctor for dementia.  Please, please dont let an internist or other generalist (I would be very wary of a gerontologist for this also) prescr...
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My husband has ischemic (bad blood vessels) cardiomyopathy (heart doesnt pump at full strngth).  If he doesnt take his walk every day, he sometimes shows serious confusion.  I think this is because of his poor circulation.  We had him get an MRI from...
Val37 04-15-2017 03:23 PM
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My husband has serious health problems (serious heart problems and moderate vision problems from diabetes, plus wont wear his hearing aides.  I have saved his life many times.  I do not hover and micromanage, tho I am the only one who prefers to stop...
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I am bored out of my mind.  I worked my whole life except for the last 4 yrs moving to Phoenix and fixing up our house.  My husband has serious illnesses but is basically OK. He’s one of those people who wont ask the doctor any questions as if they’r...
Val37 01-27-2019 02:28 PM
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I would prefer to use the word persistent to bullying.  My husband has diabetes , peripheral artery disease and ischemic cardiomyopathy.  He hides symptoms and is very stubborn about doing anything that takes him away from his computer and the stock ...
Val37 01-27-2019 01:53 PM
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You are very courageous!   She really has to have a specialist, a neurologist ,I imagine, is the appropriate doctor for dementia.  Please, please dont let an internist or other generalist (I would be very wary of a gerontologist for this also) prescr...
Val37 04-15-2017 03:35 PM
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My husband has ischemic (bad blood vessels) cardiomyopathy (heart doesnt pump at full strngth).  If he doesnt take his walk every day, he sometimes shows serious confusion.  I think this is because of his poor circulation.  We had him get an MRI from...
Val37 04-15-2017 03:23 PM
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My husband has serious health problems (serious heart problems and moderate vision problems from diabetes, plus wont wear his hearing aides.  I have saved his life many times.  I do not hover and micromanage, tho I am the only one who prefers to stop...
Val37 04-15-2017 03:16 PM
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I am bored out of my mind.  I worked my whole life except for the last 4 yrs moving to Phoenix and fixing up our house.  My husband has serious illnesses but is basically OK. He’s one of those people who wont ask the doctor any questions as if they’r...
Val37 01-27-2019 02:28 PM
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I would prefer to use the word persistent to bullying.  My husband has diabetes , peripheral artery disease and ischemic cardiomyopathy.  He hides symptoms and is very stubborn about doing anything that takes him away from his computer and the stock ...
Val37 01-27-2019 01:53 PM
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You are very courageous!   She really has to have a specialist, a neurologist ,I imagine, is the appropriate doctor for dementia.  Please, please dont let an internist or other generalist (I would be very wary of a gerontologist for this also) prescr...
Val37 04-15-2017 03:35 PM
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My husband has ischemic (bad blood vessels) cardiomyopathy (heart doesnt pump at full strngth).  If he doesnt take his walk every day, he sometimes shows serious confusion.  I think this is because of his poor circulation.  We had him get an MRI from...
Val37 04-15-2017 03:23 PM
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My husband has serious health problems (serious heart problems and moderate vision problems from diabetes, plus wont wear his hearing aides.  I have saved his life many times.  I do not hover and micromanage, tho I am the only one who prefers to stop...
Val37 04-15-2017 03:16 PM
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