Author Archives: Jaime Christmas

Courage Is Necessary When Making Difficult Decisions

It has been a week since my husband, Aubrey, and I received our first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. We feel fortunate to have this opportunity as New Zealand’s Ministry of Health continues its nationwide vaccine rollout. Aubrey suffers from hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, and his condition has considerably…

As a Caregiver, I’m Learning to Chase Happiness

One activity I really enjoy doing is going for coffee dates with my girlfriends. This allows me to take a break from my normal routine and spend time with those in my support network. As a carer, having people to confide in and share life’s journey with is vitally important…