A Caregiver’s Journey
by Linda Marley October 14, 2015
“You cannot give another person joy, for joy has never left him. It is what is always there beneath the struggles and the pain, hidden, but never absent.” (William & Nancy Martin) I’m Linda Marley, age 72, caregiver. My husband is Ed Marley, age 77, cancer survivor. Ed has been a throat cancer survivor for 18 months, since his last radiation treatment. We lived in a surreal bubble for his long road back to health. Others confirm that it does, in fact, feel like a bubble existence. We sought a sense of control even when it appeared completely impossible. As Ed started to cope with...