The Last Time

Photo of the author and Tom by the author

I made some crockpot apples and oatmeal the last week of August for Tom. His pain had become so bad that he relied on opioids for relief. He hates them and the constipation that comes with them. So I added lots of prunes. They melt away after a few hours and add some sweetness without added sugar.

I barely listened as Tom raved on and on about it being the best oatmeal he ever tasted. I was busy cleaning up and getting clocked in to work…

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Jennifer Estes

Jennifer Estes

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I started writing about 2 years ago to cope with my struggles in life. I write about grief, caregiving, substance use disorder, and the death care industry.