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Ok, I get it...God is trying to tell me something....

Sunday, June 08, 2014

So, yeah..pulled it together, got a big workout in Wednesday. Showered, cleaned house, got ready to run down and see my mom in the evening. (I wait until late, makes it easier on both of us) Took a sleeping pill before I went (it's 45 seconds from my house) so I could get straight into bed when I got back. As I was walking out the door the Nursing home called to tell me she had fallen, had a serious goose egg/bleeding on the back of her head and they were sending her to hospital to get checked out. Sat with her in nursing home and then at hospital until midnight when the E.R. Dr finally told me she had subdural hematoma/bleeding and we should move her to a specialty hospital in the event they needed to drill a hole in her head to let off the pressure! (Can't go in ambulance with them, so I'd have to drive the 2 hours and try to find the hospital in the city I am unfamiliar with in the middle of the night....with my meds kicked in. ) Hubs was adamant I not go but how can you send off an 83 year old with the possibility they may drill a hole in her head before you see her again? I mean, not that I could do anythign about it, but I tend to question Dr's and don't fully trust their assessments until I do my own. THANKFULLY the receiving neuro told the local guy not to send her because at her age they would not likely 'intervene'.

THey ended up keeping her for observation locally until yesterday and then sent her back to nursing home.

SOOO...not to sound totally self absorbed but in keeping with the topic here, clearly that threw me off track ...AGAIN. No workouts since Wednesday and feeling quite hopeless in terms of ever getting a chance to get back 'on schedule' again. I know it's a 'seasonal' concern, my mom won't be here forever and needs my attention yet...I know I need to take care of myself, so its a Catch 22.
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    You are doing amazingly well under the circumstances. It takes a lot to get past the "crisis " of the day and to try and stay on track. It will always be something, but you are right, It is a "season" and this too will pass. When you get to the end of you rope, hang on and know it will get better.
    1748 days ago
    You and your Mom are in my thoughts and prayers.
    I hope that all will be fine.
    1748 days ago
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