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Realize that your mate has issues, that there are swings of emotion there. I'ts almost like a constant fight or flight instinct, at times , for me anyway, it makes me hard to deal with. Best thing at that point is to let me alone, soon enough I'll need help with something and have a better outlook on what the value of my caregiver is. Those times may be a good time to take care of yourself, don't worry too much about your mate, funny thing is when we just are in a foul mood and take it out on our caregiver we are fine, when we call out to you for help we do need it.
Just remember that as as caregiver to a pancreatic cancer patient you have
willingly taken on one of the most thankless and hopeless jobs ever
conceived, being an emotional wreck is part of the job description. But it's
a job that has raised some dying peoples spirits and comfort level it has
saved some few lucky patients lives. There is no higher calling than yours
and only special people are called to that challenge.
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