Apr. 12th, 2017

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and we should've done this months ago when my mother started chemo. But who am I kidding, it took us this long just to convince her she needed a cane. (I actually managed to convince her of that by saying I wasn't sure Access-a-Ride would be convinced that I was her cane. I am so tired of being her support. I mean, her literal support. I don't mind being her emotional support, or helping to be her logistical support, but I am soooo tired of having her physically lean on me.)

Anyway, we were pretty much in and out. The longest part was the trip there - but Access-a-Ride even pays for the car service to the office to be approved, which makes sense.


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