BEFORE he passed away, I looked after my elderly father for several years, who battled with both prostate cancer and dementia. He was very hard work at times, but I was happy to care for him as my sister lives on the other side of the country and has a tough job, as well as three teenage children.Towards the end of his life though, I developed ME and I simply didn't have the energy to manage. Because we don't have any other close family members, my sister was forced to take over. Sadly, I never got to see my dad again and he died a few months later.My ME is now, more or less, stabilised and while I still get exhausted easily, I am no longer badly affected by headaches and joint pain. My sister and I had little or no contact while I was ill but I was fine with that, because I knew she had more than enough to do with our dad.Since the funeral though, she's ignored the emails and messages I've left on her mobile phone, which always goes straight to voicemail. I've even sent a letter by … [Read more...] about Ask Fiona: Why is my sister ignoring me efforts to contact her?