Are you a caregiver or veteran spouse looking for a way to reduce caregiver stress?
Do you know in your gut that there HAS to be a way to achieve your dreams while still caring for your family and veteran?
You aren’t sure what steps to take, but you know success is possible.
Does that resonate with you, dear caregiver?
Welcome. You’re in the right place.
Caregivers of disabled veterans perform crucial work for their families. We balance caregiving with the rest of “regular life” with the goal of a happy and healthy life for everyone in our family, including ourselves. The work we do as caregivers is the glue that forges strong bonds in the midst of our challenges.
If you are a caregiver, you need to cultivate your joy and nourish your soul, all while caring for your loved one. You deserve to live a life filled with joy and serenity. Your personal development does not have to stop. It should not stop. Your caregiving tasks, can’t either, however. I’m here to help you figure it out. It is my hope that She Is The Glue will provide you with hope, encouragement, and information.
Disabled veteran families can find themselves in a frustrating situation. Most likely you have moved away from base and do not have a strong local support system. This can lead to a feeling of isolation. Furthermore, the VA is a confusing system to navigate, compounding the frustration.
You might be in the process of applying for VA disability of your veteran.
You suddenly have a multitude of doctor appointments of which you need to take your spouse.
You may have small children, you’re trying to figure out how to care for them and attend to your disabled spouse.
You may have had to reduce your hours at your job, or leave your career entirely.
You feel like the rug has been pulled out from under your feet. Your family’s plans for the future have changed.
You need to figure out how to make everything work.
YET, You have a fighter attitude.
YET, You are determined to help your family rise above the problems involved with Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other military injuries.