Aug 24, 2011 - 2:24 pm
My Mom is going through chemo ( and has finished radiation ) for multiple cancers. I moved in with her for 13 weeks as soon as she was diagnosed. I had to leave so that I could have a total knee replacement. I went immediately to her home upon release from the hospital and continue to live withher 4 days a week. I do everything, everything for her. I'm trying to balance taking care of her and getting my own physical therapy.
Last Sunday she said horrible things to me and threw me out of her house. She blamed me for everything wrong in her life AND personally attacked my husband and myself. After hours of trying to reason with her I left and have not been back but I have spoken with her on the phone. I cry constantly just from rethinking what she said. I don't know how this is going to turn out because my heart is shattered. She has done this to a lot of people and there are not many willing to re-enter the lions den.
I am prone to anxiety and depression to begin with and this has just made it worse. I don't know what to do or what else to say. I'm beaten up and in a funk.