But first I will fill you in on the majority of my time. Mom continues to fight. We are taking turns at the hospital. There really isn't much change this week. There has been no improvement but more importantly, she is holding her own. As the doctor said, she's just not ready to go yet. So we continue to do what we can for her and keep her comfortable.
Friends continue to support us in amazing ways. Visits, phone calls, emails and messages. Meals and treats are delivered regularly, and yesterday I had a travel coffee mug delivered, full of "special" coffee. Yumm
A few nights ago I arrived home from the hospital (tired and stressed) and I just sat down and heard a noise. I glanced around and then I saw it.....the living room roof was leaking. Within a few minutes there were 3 different pots on the floor catching drips. Stupid winter weather! All the snow and ice had created an ice dam along the eaves and the melting water had nowhere to go but in.
(Photo courtesy of google. Not my house)
The next morning I was on the phone early and found a man to come and shovel the roof and chisel off all the ice. Luckily he came right away and solved the issue (for now). It's one of those un-planned expenses but was necessary. I don't need one more thing to worry about.
Last night I decided to make a chicken soup. Kind of stupid to start at 9pm but I can tell you it was a welcome treat today during the storm. Nothing more comforting than homemade chicken soup on a frigid, blustery day. This winter is brutal. The past few days have been so cold. There's an expression around here "it's so cold, you'll freeze your arse off" so when I saw this on Facebook it made me laugh
Miss Millie continues to be hopelessly lonely all day. I can hardly move an inch when I'm home - she is permanently attached to me. And she is so tiny she minds the cold. Let's just say she doesn't waste any time "doing her business" outside.