Today I had the "you need to stay in your assisted living apartment" conversation with my dad. I thought he had already decided to stay there...in fact he told me he had a couple weeks ago...but now he doesn't remember that, and he is not happy.
Thankfully, he did not get angry with me, he was calm, but so depressed by the idea.
I do not handle these serious conversations well, but I knew I had to get it said over the phone before I was actually there. I am still shaking. It's hard to use the mouse when you're shaking. I used to be able to diffuse angry customers when I was a working woman, but I have become a wimp.
I was smart today though...I made the call from the bathtub. Really helped me stay calm. Although the shaking could have caused the demise of my phone, thankfully I did not drop it.
1 year ago