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I went and was sad to have to leave her there.
Saturday, May 27, 2017      7 comments

Mom was doing pretty good when I got there today. My SIL was reading a book to her and she was even taking sips of water. There is a little color in her face and she was starting to ask for things. But she doesn't remember where she is or why... Read more
Conflicting reports from the brothers....
Friday, May 26, 2017      4 comments

The boys are going to drive me crazy. My fix it all now brother (always in a hurry) and the quiet silent brother are giving conflicting reports on mom. Mr. Fix it says it's all over. She is not going to make it. The silent one and his wi... Read more
Today was worse....
Thursday, May 25, 2017      5 comments

Mom had a mild heart attack this morning. She also started just itching and broke open the skin on her arms because he eczema started acting up. They finally got her to stop and she has been sleeping most of the day. My brother doesn't think ... Read more
Another hard day
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      6 comments

Mom is in ICU still and is having lots of confusion problems. She is also disoriented. But hopefully that will get better after a couple of days. I did go to my therapy appt. today. I think I really needed to do this. I also met a man... Read more
Thanks for the prayers because they all helped....
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      10 comments

This morning at the big trauma hospital mom was given 2 choices with the help of my brother and one of the doctors. They could keep her comfortable but this would kill her in the next several weeks or she could have surgery (that came with some... Read more
It's 2:30 am and I just got home from the ER
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      7 comments

Oh what a day this turned into. I ran into town to show mom the finished quilt and check on her and she said she had a stomach ache. I asked her if she wanted to go to the doctor and of course NO was the answer. Here is the finished bab... Read more
At least my kids can make me smile
Sunday, May 21, 2017      5 comments

I tried hiding in bed all day but the dog kept waking me up. So about 2 this afternoon I got up to finish the baby quilt and work on a table runner. Once I turned the machines off I started feeling sad again. But then the grand kids called an... Read more
Rain Rain go Away Come again Another Month
Saturday, May 20, 2017      4 comments

We've had so much rain in the last 10 days that farmers that thought they planted early have had all the seeds wash out. There is standing water every where including some in my basement. But after the last "flood" like this there isn't anythi... Read more
Happy all that car stuff is done but worried about mom
Friday, May 19, 2017      5 comments

I did mom's grocery shopping after my car was done. When I got to her place she was taking her nap like I expected but she wouldn't even get up to talk to me. So I just put away her ice cream and hoped she was OK. Came home and oddly en... Read more
No surprises today
Thursday, May 18, 2017      2 comments

I had a hunch that the car would need new tires and maybe breaks and sure enough that's what it needs. So the oil got changed, it has new windshield wipers and the washers are fixed and tomorrow the rest will happen. Mom looked pretty go... Read more
Today I was a slug....
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      4 comments

It was one of those wet nasty days. Yesterday it was in the mid 80's and today we got all the way to 62 with thunder storms and even a tornado watch. It seems to have quieted down now. Tomorrow is supposed to be dry. I worried all nigh... Read more
Waiting for my head to explode from stress.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      5 comments

The nurse from mom's facility called me late this afternoon. She is having a terrible time breathing but her vitals were good and they wanted to know what to do next. I asked them to ask her doctor for some prednisone. They were also concerne... Read more
This whole week just fell apart.....
Monday, May 15, 2017      3 comments

The nurse at mom's facility called me this morning. She had a bad toothache could I get her to the dentist. So this afternoon mom went to the dentist. She has to go back on Wed. because her tooth hurt because she lost a filling. This should ... Read more
Hoping all my Spark friends had a nice Mother's Day.
Sunday, May 14, 2017      4 comments

Both my kids called me today and only made me sadder because I'm not with them. Mom on the other hand was just a horror this morning when I got there to take her out to lunch. She wasn't hungry and didn't want to go out when there would be cro... Read more
Who ever gave me the idea that I could declutter?
Saturday, May 13, 2017      6 comments

I did manage to get 2 sewing machines in the bedroom today even in front of the picture window in there. So lots of nice light. I am afraid tho that I've made such a mess of everything else in my house I hardly know what to do next. I am hopi... Read more

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