"I Had a System"


It still floors me that he could mask his disease so well at home. As I’ve mentioned, when something out of the “norm” happened, I chalked it up to stress.

Also, at home I basically “did everything” such as cook, shop, etc. therefore nothing jumped out at me. The garden beds I wanted – well, I thought he felt it was better to make walkways. There were many other examples but they could be explained away.

He told me later that he carried a small notebook in his pocket to write things down for work. Felt so sorry he probably went through agony to do a day’s work.

When I asked him how he had managed, he answered,”I had a system.”