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My mother isn't doing well, so I'm taking some time off to go down there.  Internet onlined-ness, online-icity, whatever, will be rather intermittant for a while.


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Jul. 20th, 2009 07:50 pm (UTC)
Jul. 22nd, 2009 07:20 pm (UTC)
*hugs back* thankyou!
Jul. 20th, 2009 09:21 pm (UTC)

Best of luck.
Jul. 22nd, 2009 07:20 pm (UTC)
Jul. 21st, 2009 12:19 am (UTC)
Very sorry to hear about your mom--very glad you're able to spend some time with her.
Jul. 22nd, 2009 07:21 pm (UTC)
It's not easy being 600 miles away, yeah, but it's often the way of things for families these days.
Jul. 21st, 2009 10:16 am (UTC)
Hope everything works out ok.
Jul. 22nd, 2009 07:25 pm (UTC)
Thank you! and my best wishes are with you, too.
Jul. 21st, 2009 12:13 pm (UTC)
So sorry to hear the bad news.
Jul. 22nd, 2009 07:27 pm (UTC)
It's hardest because things are so unclear, how much she'll recover, or not. She is doing a little better, but... yeah.
Jul. 21st, 2009 03:01 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry to hear this. I hope things improve soon.
Jul. 22nd, 2009 07:32 pm (UTC)
She's doing a little better, but we don't know how far it will improve, and really, it seems that if she leaves the hospital it will be to hospice care, no longer able to be home. And they've stopped working with her to get her to walk again from the hip surgery. I'm in Richmond, VA, btw, closer now to you. Your weather sucks, too hot & humid, reminds me why I stayed up north. ;)
Jul. 23rd, 2009 12:50 am (UTC)
I'm really sorry to hear that it's at that point. Hospice can help so much with things like pain control, at least, if that's an issue. My father had hospice care and the people were so nice, really helpful in a way that the regular doctors and nurses had not been, and they thought of little changes that made a difference in his comfort. They can also be comforting to family members--I think they all serve as amateur therapists.

Yes, the weather here is miserable in the summer. I want to spent all my time inside with A/C and ice water.
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