I have respite for a few nights. MW has gone to the preferred respite home. I can relax for a bit. Unwind. Drain down. Destress. Let loo…..OK, you get the point.

So, why do I have The Guilt – of leaving her behind while I do something for me – and The Fear – that something dreadful is going to happen as a direct result of me leaving her behind? Is this normal? I’ve nothing to base The Fear on. And I shouldn’t feel The Guilt, considering how much I do. And yet…?