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A Lonely Journey

A Lonely Journey


‘I am very tired’

Every single day for the past four years, I woke up at 5.30am to give my bedridden husband a bath after he had a stroke. Subsequently, I will head out to buy groceries for my mother who had advanced dementia before travelling to her house to prepare lunch for her. Hours later, I will rush home to feed my husband before helping him to exercise. By the time I am done with my daily routine, I am extremely drained. 

To make matters worse, I suffer from various health problems, including glaucoma and varicose veins which makes it extremely painful to walk. Yet, I am entrusted with the duty of caring for my husband and mother even though I have three children and seven siblings because they are all too busy. Thankfully.... 

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