Sunday, August 26, 2007

Yesterday, after much research and hesitation, and gentle prodding from both Mom and Allyson, we finally traded in my car and Mom's car and bought a new car. It's a new VW Passat and it's great. I was hesitant to trade in my Jetta, I loved it, but now the temptation to drive for Mom is gone hopefully. Plus, the new Passat has a push button key so she may not be able to figure out how to start the new car.

Yesterday when we were out cruising in the new car, we drove by my old townhome and Mom said, there's your old house, let's drive by it. The trees have gotten huge in 12 years. The person who bought my house had a trailer parked in the driveway, I feel sorry for my old neighbor. There were lot's of houses for sale too. Must be a sign of the times.

We picked up some Mongolian Chicken from LeeAnn Chin's. Mom tried it and ate several pieces. I was surprised. Her appetite has been better since we treated her UTI. I have also put her on a multivitamin. Why do they have to make multivitamins so big? They are hard to swallow.

Mom has been working the knots out of my back for me. She's a really good masseuse. Plus it makes her feel like she is contributing (which she is).


flintysooner said...

Congrats on the new car - that's great.

Finding purpose and doing things that are productive really improve all of our lives.

~Betsy said...


Centrum makes a chewable multi-vitamin. They taste pretty good. I think Wal-Mart makes a generic version of the same one marketed under the name Equate.

Enjoy your new car!

rilera said...

Thanks! I'll try the chewables. Right now Mom can swallow, but who knows what the future holds?

flintysooner said...

I use liquid vitamins for dad. I put it in his juice.

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