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I hope this will become a memory soon..

I hope this will become a memory soon..

Even working in long-term care, surrounded by people, has been lonely during the pandemic. Patience has been low for all. I keep waiting for better things. I hope this will become a memory soon, one we can learn from  

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I think of the dark days..

I think of the dark days..

I feel sad that covid came into Gilmore Lodge and I feel guilty I couldn’t stop it. I think of the dark days and hope others don’t feel the same.

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I wonder if..

I wonder if..

I wonder if the triggers that take me back to how sad and unsure I felt during our outbreak will ever go away

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A grateful resident

A grateful resident

I had Covid-19 and I nearly died. This made my daughter and my grandchildren realize that they still needed me. They decided that they would take care of me instead of me taking caring of them- it is their turn. This experience has given me a better

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My reflection..

My reflection..

My Reflection..is to do everything no matter how tough it is because as soon as I do it, someone else tries to do it too. As soon as they allow the classes to happen again, yes I am going to it. Well, try going to go… Please

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I couldn’t..

I couldn’t..

I couldn’t go to my group anymore and I couldn’t see my cousin. We couldn’t go out for lunch anymore. I sat in my bedroom doorway, so I could see the tv; I couldn’t leave my room. I missed my cousin and I missed people. Bill

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Life doesn’t always go the way you want it to.

Life doesn’t always go the way you want it to.

Life doesn’t always go the way you want it to. When things don’t go the way you want, they can’t always be changed even if you try. And then you need to accept ‘ what is” and make the best of it! Life is a funny thing.

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Till death do us part.

Till death do us part.

I am so pleased that my wife is in Gilmore Lodge. I see her 4 times to feed her. It’s my best time. When I leave for home I’m like a zombie. After 68 yrs married. This is very difficult. She still says she loves and I

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I wonder..

I wonder..

I wonder if we will ever go back to ”normal” A Resident

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I love you very much.

I love you very much.

Illegible missed you I would see you sometime okay I love you very much. [Illegible] Barbena

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