Meredith Vieira juggles two popular television shows, kids, contractors -- and a husband who has MS.
We Are Family continued...
"Am I prepared to be a caregiver?" Vieira asks herself. "As well
as you can be. Whatever happens, I feel like I am well prepared because of the
spirit and strength that Richard has demonstrated."
The best thing caregivers can do, adds Ferrell, "is to make time for
themselves emotionally and to physically care for themselves." "You've
got to eat and got to sleep," she says.
But that can be easier said than done. "I am a mother and have young
kids. My focus is not as much on me," Vieira says.
"If I ever thought I was a celebrity, all I'd have to do is walk through
my front door -- my cat has peed, my dog barks, my kids all have issues, and
Richard is coming home. It's humbling."