Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver by Bobbi Carducci

Confessions of an Imperfect CaregiverConfessions of an Imperfect Caregiver by Bobbi Carducci
My rating: 3 of 5 stars



I was so glad to be involved in the book tour for this. Its very close to my heart as I too am a caregiver.

It was lovely to read a first hand honest account of a caregivers feelings at times. Because the care support class I used to go to, everyone said how 'rewarding' it is to be a carer. They talked about the good happy times.

Yes, it is rewarding, caring for a loved one, but its exhausting too!
It takes away time, it takes away decisions, it takes away your independence.


I too feel like screaming at times "What about me"

There were funny things written within this book that made me laugh.

This is not a 'woe is me' book, its an honest open account


Bobbi Carducci's life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself-while he tried to convince everyone that he didn't need her and that she was crazy. "Brutally honest and written from the heart, Carducci's intimate chronicle of caring for her father-in-law is a poignant story of strength, compassion, and humor that will linger with you long after you read the last page. Highly recommended for anyone caring for an elderly parent." Jan Neuharth, author of the Hunt Country Suspense novels "Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver, perfectly encapsulates the human experience, not just the caregiver's. When we live in a world of worry, stress and self-doubt, where do we find the strength to go on? Bobbi's retelling of her caregiving years unfolds in a beautiful answer to the questions posed by sickness, health, care, and loss." Alexandra Axel, Media Director, The Caregiver Space Bobbi is an award winning author and multi published short story writer. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and publications, in print and online. Bobbi's website and blog can be found atwww.bobbicarducci.com and theimperfectcaregiver.com. Bobbi also blogs monthly for TheCaregiverSpace.org and AgingCare.com




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