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Good MORNING!
Friday, July 13, 2018      13 comments

A few new happenings. Early yesterday morning while getting out of bed to go to the bathroom, hubby slipped and fell.Apparently didn't hurt himself. The nurses got him up. This time he blamed his socks! The social worker told him he ... Read more
ANGEL WINGS
Thursday, July 05, 2018      18 comments

JOHN M. PAXSON Feb. 15, 1964--------Oct. 05, 2016 21mos ago today at 3:45 a.m. our beloved son earned his wings and now resides in Heaven. ... Read more
QUIET 4TH
Thursday, July 05, 2018      10 comments

Everything was quiet around here. For the last several years we have not had fireworks. I visited hubby between his rehab and dialysis. Then I did laundry. I decided rather than just set and watch the boob tube and nap I may as ... Read more
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY
Wednesday, July 04, 2018      13 comments

I HOPE we all remember the reason for this day! BLESSINGS, JANET emoticon ... Read more
BUSY WEEK END
Monday, July 02, 2018      15 comments

Hubby didn't have therapy nor dialysis all weekend. Saturday he had a long time friend of ours. stop by. Yesterday I went to Church, then down to see Larry. About noon our youngest, her hubby, her older daughter (our granddaugh... Read more
ADMITTED
Tuesday, June 26, 2018      20 comments

Hubby was transferred to a Nursing facility here in town.He has called me about once a hour! About every time he tells me something he wants me to bring. He told me he is in the same hall son John was in. 8 rooms down on the opposite ... Read more
OVERwhelmed!
Saturday, June 23, 2018      14 comments

I felt my strength leaving me this morning. I m not sure what it is. I suspect it is a combination of losing it and IBS. He had felt the same way yesterday. He knows I am fast approaching being overwhelmed. He has been my caregive... Read more
SOMETIME EVERY DAY!
Friday, June 22, 2018      11 comments

Two days ago Larry had a temporary port implanted. That day, he had a 2-hr. DIALYSIS. Yesterday he had a 3-hr. Dialysis. Ditto today. Also tomorrow. Sunday off. Monday they will replace the port with a permanent port. Then anot... Read more
HARD TIME
Tuesday, June 19, 2018      16 comments

They cannot get the toxins out of his body. Not even with massive doses of Lasix. His kidneys are Stage 5 (shutdown ). Now not much left. They will be trying out dialysis. Then that will be for the rest of his life. He has the opti... Read more
UPDATE!
Monday, June 18, 2018      14 comments

This past Saturday before daylight Larry was taken back to the hospital! Numerous tests were runned. I'll just give you the highlights. His heart was functioning at 25% Now it has decreased. His kidneys were Stage 4. Now they ar... Read more
UPDATE TO OUR LIFE
Tuesday, June 12, 2018      10 comments

I brought hubby home on the 5th. It's been a roller-coaster ever since. I'm seeing my work at getting our home looking decent going by the way side. Ex: my clean sink, splatter. Not too bad, but that's not the worst. The living room ... Read more
MORE LATER
Monday, June 11, 2018      13 comments

Hereeee's the Grand doggie BLESSINGS, JANET... Read more
WHAT I knew about HOSPICE
Saturday, June 02, 2018      17 comments

As many of you already know, we lost our son, John almost 20mos. Ago. I don't know if they are all ran the same way or not. And I once was a Volunteer with Hospice. Anyway, they were much the same. There had to be an estimated li... Read more
AN ODD REQUEST
Friday, June 01, 2018      16 comments

FIRST, let me say, Celeste was released from the hospital. I am not quite sure what they actually found! Hubby to be released from nursing faculty on tuesday. . But, he is to listen to me! RIGHT! He has resigned himself thar this is i... Read more
MINDBLOWING!
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      19 comments

I WOKE up yesterday morning, could barely believe that it was Memorial day. Got some things hubby wanted me to bring to the nursing faculty. It's run, run, run. Spent time with him. Went home and then the telephone calls. Me taking not... Read more

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