Finding “Yoyu” Excerpts

Finding “Yoyu” [Excerpt 24]

Taking care of Otosan was supposed to be a team effort, and instead, I felt taken for granted. Fortunately, my resentment didn’t last long, and I found a win-win solution.

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Finding “Yoyu” [Excerpt 23]

Before we moved them to Tokyo, my in-laws had a dog. Fuku-chan was the sweetest, gentlest Shiba dog. But our condo didn’t allow us to keep pets.

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Finding “Yoyu” [Excerpt 22]

The social worker at Okasan’s hospital was ready for me when I asked for help. One week later, Otosan was getting tested for Alzheimer’s.

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Finding “Yoyu” [Excerpt 21]

Otosan had gone to use the restroom while at the hospital. When he didn’t return to Okasan’s room right away, we started looking for him. The hospital was put on alert, but none of the staff could find him either. Oh, dear!

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Finding “Yoyu” [Excerpt 20]

After my in-laws came to Tokyo, I toggled between my work, my responsibility to family, and my commitment to spiritual growth. I felt fragmented and began leaning on a technique I learned during a call with my business mastermind.

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Finding “Yoyu” [Excerpt 19]

Before we brought Otosan to Tokyo, we hadn’t thought about what he would do every day. At first, he watched hours of TV. Then he discovered the Pachinko parlor nearby. Uh oh…

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