Making A Special Friend
A few years ago I had the privilege of taking care of an elderly lady. She had a stroke recently, her family was afraid to leave her alone. I stayed with her during the day, mainly to insure she ate properly and be there in case she fell.
Early one morning she did experience a fall, I was standing close by, but was unable to prevent her from falling. Was traumatic for both of us, however I was able to get her up and sat in a chair, she said she thought she was ok. I called her son immediately he came and felt she was ok, fortunately she just had some bruising.
This experience was definitely a positive one. gave me a true feeling of doing something absolutely worth while. She appreciated everything I did for her. Like preparing her food, helping her with therapy exercises, keeping her company. making another person's life easier is truly a rewarding experience.
The best part is I made a new and special friend.