THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Constipation, a Kidnapped Diplomat and an Enema

My husband is a retired diplomat.  A colleague from the service, Bob Fowler, had the terrible misfortune of being kidnapped in Mali and wrote a book about his awful experience called “A Season in Hell”.  Bob tells a story in his book (and one recounted in even more vivid detail at our dinner table one ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Constipation Blues

“Push a Poo, push a poo, push a poo poo poo!”  That’s what I used to sing to Nick when he was little.  Recently, I sang the little ditty again into Nick’s ear and we both had a good belly laugh.  But the laugh wasn’t enough to elicit any action ‘down there’ and neither were ...