Role Reversal…#MondayBlogs

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Those of you who have followed my blog for some time now know that my sweet darling, Lara, was caregiver extraordinaire during my battle with breast cancer. Enough so that she was dubbed the Tumour Raider, because, hey – the shoe fit!

Well, flu season is upon us. Lara was knocked down first, then Maddie, then me…Moses held on until Maddie and I were well, then he went down for two days. Two – seriously! I wish I could be 11 again and recover from something that quickly.

But Lara…the flu had her down, and while she was down, some infection crept in. First, the sinuses, then, the lymph nodes in her neck.

She hasn’t slept through the night in over a week. It’s amazing what you learn about someone when you’re neither of you sleeping. It seems to me we did this before, during chemotherapy. One 2 a.m. awakening…

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