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Sunday 5/31

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Just wanted to update my last blog. After I posted that Mom was doing good, I get a telephone call from my brother Chuck. That is an ominous thing as he doesn't call me. He was taking Mom for a ride that day as she has cabin fever bad. Stepping onto the porch Mom fell face down and broke her arm in 2 places, hurt her wrist and has a big ole black eye from her glasses slamming into her face.. My worst nightmare had come true, she was in the ER alone and no one could be with her. Chuck had to drop her off. It did make me feel better to know that my SIL. Sue, was working that day and met Chuck in the parking lot. She has lived their for many many years, she knows she has to step down. I guess she just slipped.

Now yesterday I went with my homemaker to go and see my Mom. She was going to sit at the dining room table and I would sit on the porch. When we got there Kim was out working in the yard. I got out of the car and was talking with Kim. All of a sudden I lost my footing and down the hill and onto the driveway. I scraped my left elbow pretty bad, my left knee right through leggings and my left hand is lacerated. My right big toe is lacerated. The sandals are slippery, my foot slipped out of the sandal I guess and down I went. We were talking about going to the ER because I was dizzy, sweaty and then cold. I was sitting in the shade and started to feel better. I went quickly into the house to see my Mom as she was in bed but not sleeping. OMG she is a mess, and now I am a mess. I wanted to go and give her a hug and kiss and sit with her but of course didn't. I had to get home and take care of the wounds. Kim gave me some peroxide and bacterial ointment as I don't have that stuff at the house. It hurt like a mother just washing the areas and then when we put peroxide on it, whoa. It throbbed all day, my sheets are bloody, I guess it didn't stop, and it hurts like crazy today. I wanted to go to the park and walk today but I won't be doing that. I hope to at least sit outside for a little while. I will have to see how I feel. My homemaker told me I was going to be sore and stiff today and she wasn't wrong. I am upset because there is blood on my new sheets, and they cost me almost $80.00 I can't change the bed by myself because of my back. I hope I can get the blood out of the sheets.------------My Mom is so funny, when she saw me yesterday, she said I was a copy cat. emoticon

Gary's Dad is failing and it's not all because of the virus. Gary told me he has given up, and won't eat. Gary and his brother are going to decide whether to put a feeding tube in. He really does feel like this is the end. I hurt for him.
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  • ANGELA-105
    maybe the dry cleaners can get the stain out
    226 days ago
    I am sorry emoticon

    I am afraid of falling..I hope you and Mom are better soon!! emoticon emoticon
    263 days ago
    So sorry Bonnie. You are right you are in a mess now for sure. That is my greatest fear. My sis or brother getting sick or hurt and then for me to fall. It is a paralyzing thought for sure. First prayers sent for you and family and Gary's dad also. Please take it easy for a day or too. Just walk around in the house. If pain gets to bad or movement gets diminished you may have to go get yourself checked out. I am hoping for the best outcome for you and your mom. Gentle hugs.
    286 days ago
  • L*I*T*A*
    so sorry to hear your news!!
    may you both be well soon...……...

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    316 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/1/2020 12:22:23 PM
    There are simply no words to express how badly I feel for you and yours. ((hugs))
    316 days ago
    YIKES!!!!! I am sending you a big hug and you are all in my prayers. June just has to be better.

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  • BEEJAY49
    Oh my what a mess. :( I'm sending lots of prayers for all of you! You should have went to the er to have that checked. I hope it starts healing quickly. I love your mom being ornery like that. I hope she feels better soon too.

    If Gary's dad has a living will they can still put a feeding tube in for comfort for him. It may be worth him checking that out. I feel so bad for them when they just get tired and start giving up, my dad did that. It's so sad.

    316 days ago
    oh Good Lord Bonnie, ouch!
    Poor mum and poor YOU, sorry too to hear about Gary's dad, a bad time all-in-all.

    I send my love and prayers to you and yours.
    I think you need to park yesterday as a bad job and hope for a kinder day today, hope your wounds soon heal. That's gonna hurt emoticon emoticon emoticon
    317 days ago
    Oh my goodness, Bonnie! So very sorry to hear about your MOm and then YOU! Prayers for you both. And of course, very sorry to hear Gary's Dad is failing. Prayers for comfort and healing.

    I HOPE today is a better day!

    317 days ago
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