Caregiver in a hospital, new experience

October 16, 2015

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I fell through an unsecured manhole last summer and severely damaged my back. I had surgery on the morning of October 8th and developed complications and had a stroke early Tuesday morning.

I will be writing of a whole new set of caregiving experiences where I will be rehabbing my damaged nervous system while still caregiving for my wife. For the Christians on this site, I would definitely appreciate your prayers.

Tonight I am a little out of sorts and still in the hospital so my next article will be a few weeks away. But it will come, I am down for a little bit but not out of the fight yet.

Written by David Waterman
I am a spousal caregiver. I have had a lot of serious accidents in dangerous construction jobs. My recovery has not always been smooth but I did learn how my wife feels when she is bed bound for long periods. With similar experiences in our past I have a better understanding of what she needs to be comfortable. I also spent years involved in Christian ministry and the principles of Christianity apply so well to this life I lead now and give much needed stability when all other things are so often in the air.

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