Since I blogged this in August, my sister has died. She passed on a few days ago. I have been grieving her many pains and sadnesses for a long time, I realize, and just yesterday was her funeral. I need to regroup, heal, process, and yes–grieve.
It’s so time consuming with medicines and visits and the day to day physical needs that I sometimes “forget” she is dying, and sooner rather than later. Sister’s TV/ cable turned off for nonpayment. She lives in a basement apartment and we TRIED a TV with every kind of antenna possible. No channels. Cable is needed.
Since she cannot read due to vision issues and is living alone (that’s another issue), I thought of the cable TV as a comfort issue and paid for it to be turned back on. She cannot use the internet anymore due to cognitive issues, but she can listen to TV shows and she has followed some for a long time.
I understand all the arguments against TV, but in her case, it is a comfort.
As I was speaking to the person at the BIG nasty cable company, I just broke down crying, after…
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