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Sue’s Morning Stretch: Memoir shares much about caregiving, loss


Sep. 29, 2014 Chicago Sun Times Blogs

I sent a few dollars a couple months back to a kickstarter fund so Chicago author Elaine Soloway could turn her blog posts from The Rookie Caregiver and The Rookie Widow into a paperback and ebook.

Boy, am I glad I did. Now the rest of you can read her stories and benefit from Soloway’s wisdom and compassion.

Called “Green Nails and Other Acts of Rebellion” (She Writes Press, $16.95), the book begins with Soloway’s life as a caregiver after her beloved second husband, Tommy, is diagnosed with frontotemporal degeneration and primary progressive aphasia, conditions that rob him of his voice, reasoning and eventually his life.

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