Bumps in the Road

DABVCuTlQ38Bumps in the road are rarely this literal.  To go from full-time husband to full-time caregiver of the wife I love, definitely took it’s turn.

One week ago, my wife broke her jaw while going down a hill at the park. Here’s her detailed account of how her week has been.

As for me, this has not been an easy week. But if I’ve learned one lesson from this experience, it’s “don’t complain.”

If I’m hungry, I shouldn’t complain because my wife can’t eat anything!  She just has to sip through a bendy straw.  Even soups can’t just be pureed they have to be liquify.

If I’m tired, I shouldn’t complain because my wife is having a hard time resting comfortably.

If I have a headache, I shouldn’t complain because my wife is experiencing about 10 times more pain than I am.

On a daily basis, my biggest concern is how to get all of my work done by the end of the day. Now, I have a lot more on my plate, since I am now my wife’s primary caregiver.

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