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It Happened - again

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Hello everyone,

Well, i had to go to town yesterday to get Ev some meds. She promised she'd be careful, but when i got home, she had fallen again. At least she was inside this time and on carpet and not cement. It was the same side as before and her head hit the end table. She was really hurting and didn't try to hide it from me. i think this one really worried her as no one was here to help her. I told her I wouldn't go anywhere else without her ever again. She got her stubborn in place and insisted t could have happened if i was right here. Then I informed her, what if it would have happened right after i left and she would have broken something and couldn't get up, she would have laid there for several hours without help. I think i got through to her, as she isn't trying to change my mind anymore. That and she asked today if she isn't any better by tomorrow if she can go see her doctor again.

So, here i am asking for those continued prayers that have done such wonderful miracles.

Thank you everyone.

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    emoticon Poor Ev and poor you i used to try to do things and ended up falling down the stairs a few times now i only go up and down if anyone is here luckily we have a loo downstairs as well as up I know how frustrating it can be to have to rely on someone but it has to be done Losing some independence is better than losing life Hang in there Ev emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1854 days ago
    Oh dear have her checked out to a doctor soon... Falls are not good .. Good idea to have someone like a neighbor or nurse to keep on ev please??? emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1855 days ago
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    1855 days ago
    She needs to see a doctor. Do hope all turns out well. emoticon emoticon
    1856 days ago
    I totally understand your concerns (and hers) about the falls. Are the falls due to just falling as in mis-stepping, or does she blackout? Hope Ev's Doctor can get this figured out for the both of you. Thanks for posting.
    1857 days ago
    So sorry to hear of Ev's fall. My thoughts and prayers will be with you.
    1857 days ago
    Sending love and prayers to Ev and to you. I feel terrible; I have been so busy I have not checked in with my friends for a couple of months. Please give Ev my love.

    Does she have a call button?
    1858 days ago
    Poor Ev. God Bless her on a speedy recovery. Bob, your sweet for writing this stuff for her :)
    1858 days ago
    Thank you for keeping us updated Bob .Ev I think you need to go to the doctor anyways I know about being stubborn but think of Bob this is hard on him too and it is better safe than sorry get it checked please ! We are praying for you but there is nothing like medical confirmation that all is well.love and hugs,Cheri
    1858 days ago
    That must have been so frightening for both of you! I am so glad she is willing to accept your help though. I hope she gets better soon and that you can enjoy beautiful times together.
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  • RAMONA1954
    Praying for y'all. Hugs Ev! Sorry you're having so many problems. Thanks Bob for taking such good care of her.
    1858 days ago
    I am so sorry! Sending prayers, and I hope you can convince her to see the doctor.
    Tell her all her Spark friends want her to go! emoticon
    1858 days ago
    More Beta love from this direction! I hope things are better today. I'm trying to be good about checking into the sorority team and updating. I guess it's fortunate we haven't had an onslaught of sisters yet, because you are much better about it than I am.


    1858 days ago
    Oh No! I hope that you were able to get into the Dr today. Hang in there.
    1858 days ago
    So sorry to hear of Ev's fall. Hugs to both of you. I know it's hard to be the caretaker as well as the person who needs extra care. Praying for both of you. emoticon
    1858 days ago
    Oh my gosh!! When I read the title of the blog, I knew what it meant before I even read it. She really needs to go to the doctor TODAY. Stubbornness is stupidity in action when proper choices need to be made. Sorry I am so blunt about it but it is true. I have said the same thing to myself plenty of times.

    Sir, I feel sad for you because I know you love her very much but can't really make her do anything she doesn't want to do. I hope she will listen to her friends here in SP and where you live and take care of herself.

    I send her and you lots of hugs and love. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Chelsea
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    1859 days ago
    Thank you for the updates, my prayers are with you both.

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  • MIRAGE727
    Wishing both of you the very best. I always have you in my prayers!
    1859 days ago
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    1859 days ago
    Very scary, Bob - and I imagine she will insist she can do some things on her own, which means when she tries to do them without you or someone around is when something's most apt to go wrong!

    1) What about a "buddy" system? Will Ev agree to stick to quiet (i.e., sitting) activities whenever you're out?

    2) What about having one of those alert buzzers - you know, the kind that people wear around their necks so they can press the button if they fall or hurt themselves? My aunt has had one for several years, and not until two weeks ago has she needed to use it - it was a lifesaver when she needed it, though. I think hers is called something like "Lifeline," but I'm sure your local medical people could give you information.

    Meanwhile, emoticon to Ev, and to you too!
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    1859 days ago
    This is not good news, I'm so sorry to hear of Ev falling again.
    I hope the doc has some answers for you both, it's so stressful for you both Bob.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you, give Ev our love from sparks and we hope she'll be posting herself very soon emoticon

    Keep us posted Bob and feel free to vent here, it's a safe and supportive community emoticon
    1859 days ago
    I'm so sorry about Ev falling again,It's a good idea for sure to go and see the Doctor
    a.s.a.p!Thoughts and prayers to you both,and wishes for Ev to feel better soon. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1859 days ago
    Oh my . . . this is not good. Do be careful, Ev. May God's great healing bring you improved movement, strength, and comfort. Hug, hug!
    1859 days ago
    Ev, there's a point where being stubborn can cause serious risks to your health. There are lots of stories of people who were stubborn and if they had been checked out right away they would've been okay. Falls are not to be taken lightly! Look at me - I'm 31 and yet the doctors ask me about falls because of my conditions and know it's dangerous for me to fall. You hit your head, twice, and that's crazy dangerous to be stubborn about. The more often you hit your head in a short length of time the exponentionally more dangerous it is.

    Bob, is there a chance of getting someone to come to the house and help out when you need to be gone? Also, how about 'Ev-proofing' the house and making sure there aren't things around to trip on or easily fall against?
    1859 days ago
    That is too bad! Poor Ev. I think she should get checked out for sure! Take care and keep an eye on her. Thanks for the update Bob! emoticon
    1859 days ago
    We will certainly pray for both of you. Thanks for keeping us updated.

    1859 days ago
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