Sunday, May 22, 2011
For those not in the know - and I am discovering so many spark friends are in the know - doing Hospice is a blessing in disguise.
Yes, there is going to be some hardship in the coming weeks - but he was in pain and I gave him relief immediately, and he smiled! He smiled because I made the pain go away. I had to give him 2 of the intermediate pills but the pain went away.
I have never had children but I would compare my Dad's smile to that of your newborn baby when he or she smiles at you for the first time.
P.S. No, it wasn't gas!
No earthly idea of calories today - but at least I am posted some of it.
Not really hungry today and the cheesecake was handy and easy to eat/digest. Rough day with Pop - we had to transfer him to a hospital bed. He wanted to know why and we said it would be more comfortable - he said okay.
He talked to us quite a bit - that was wonderful! You could always tell when he saw Mama.
He's worth a few extra calories to keep me going. I have the rest of my life to get back on track - and I will!
He's running fever and that is one of the symptoms - we were told he is advancing quite rapidly. Probably be with Mama before the week is out. Amazing he still has lucid moments. We are cherishing them.