Posted by Leora on October 29, 2003 at 16:21:51:
In Reply to: feel so helpless posted by Kelly M on October 29, 2003 at 12:46:05:
Kelly, just an idea, but because your mom's situation is "temporary", it may be better to think to yourself "it will all be over soon", and when it is, then maybe you can confront your being taken advantage of? Maybe wait til then? You must be the "strong" one in the family. Keep up the good work! Let us know? Leora
: My mother had a op yesterday to remove her gall bladder, and gall stones. Shes been in hospital since sunday.
: Now i have have my 14 yr old brother staying with us plus my two kids, ones nearly 7 the other is 12 months old.
: Today i got all 3 kids on a bus + a big pram on me own to see her in hospital, My mother going me running around her like a blue ass fly all afternoon, I don't mind doing it as shes poorly, But now everyone is expecting me to go up the hospial every day at lunch time till 4/5pm. I asked my sister who's 17 to do it and ill go up the hospial at night, She bluntly said "NO F'ing way!!"
: I don't drive so i have to get buses plus i got all 3 kids to look after which aint a easy task.
: While im getting buses there wiv 3 kids, My mum is paying my sisters to get a taxi there to see her.... i think its a bit out of order! Plus i don't get no thanks for looking after her son and feeding him etc etc.
: How can i tell my mother + family that i cannot manage this everyday?
: Im doing my best.. but i know that my sister will be slagging me off that i dont do nothing then me mum will agree,
: I really dunno what to do! And im so stressed with it all...
: Sorry 4 moaning too much