Friday, June 28, 2013

Calamity escalation




Much like Charlie Sheen's career, today has escalated to a downward spiral. After I posted earlier, things went mad! I gave Mom some Imodium and then a little while later a cold tablet. She got drowsy so I let her nap on the sofa.

All was calm and I was glad she was resting. Then the phone rang.....looks like the annual trip from the Vermont family is off. This afternoon, while doing last minute errands Mary fell and was being taken to the hospital. Broken hip. I spent much of the afternoon on the phone or text messaging for updates. Looks like surgery can't happen for a few days. Not good. I'll know more tomorrow. I hate being so far away and not being able to help.

Then Mom woke up from her nap and one side of her face was all swollen. I can only guess but I assume it was a reaction to the cold medication I gave her. Argh! So I've given her Benadryl and its some better. I pray that in the morning her face is back to normal.

Happy Friday?? Not so much


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16 comments:

  1. Oh, Kim! What a disturbing turn of events! I'm sending wishes that things will turn around for everyone there!

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  2. Oh my gosh...I read your earlier post and now this!!? As my mom would say...it s*cks to get old!!! Hang in there...Benadryl works wonders!

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  3. This is just awful. I just hope that everyone will be OK.

    I hope that your folks who were coming for the annual visit has family who can help them out there. This must be so upsetting for them to have to cancel their plans. A broken hip at that age is not good news at all or at any age for that matter. Not a good way to start the summer vacations.
    Now I feel even worst for you than I did before and for everyone concerned.

    Hugs,
    JB

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  4. Man alive, what a day Kim!
    I feel for you and hope tomorrow
    arrives with some good news in it!

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  5. Kim, What a day! I once had an allergic reaction to Off bug spray and my eye puffed up. It sounds like an allergic reaction to me. Hugs Cheri

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  6. I am so very sorry, what a day. I will keep you all in my prayers.

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  7. Yikes...and I thought I had a bad day.... So sorry to read this news....Hope your mum gets to feeling better soon....scary not knowing what to do and not because they can articulate just what's wrong. And, also, hope things go well for Mary - I know how you look forward to those annual visits....And now not only no visit, but the worry and concern....But, something in there - about him breaking his glasses, trip delayed, tells me there was a purpose here...somehow, somewhy..... Hugs Girlfriend....And smiles...Robin

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  8. Oh no! Hoping things will start improving for you, will be thinking of you.

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  9. Sorry to hear about your double whammy. Hoping your Mom is doing better today.

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  10. Wow. What a crummy way for the weekend to begin. So sorry it's been so miserable. I hope your mom's issues with the cold medication subside. Sorry to hear about the VT trip. :-(

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  11. Oh, no! WHen it rains it pours. I hope that your weekend improves, my dear.
    I know you must be disappointed about the trip. Maybe you can take one before summer's over!

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  12. That is wayyyyy too many worries and disappointments for one day...

    Hope that the next few days bring you better news (and less worry)

    Hugs x many

    Issy

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  13. That was a bad day - hope today is much better. Sandie

    I am following you on bloglovin - follow me back.

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  14. So sorry about Mary. I hope all turns out well with the hip and I hope your Mom is ok too. Hang in there.

    Felicia

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  15. Good grief, girl!! If it can go wrong, it will go wrong!! I sure today is a better day and a whole bunch of good things happen to you!!

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  16. Oh my, I missed the previous post but it seems like a crazy beginning to this weekend. I hope your Mom is better and also your family from Vermont. A broken hip is very tricky at that age...I think you need to start Friday all over from a different angle...Hope this week is better!

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