Friday, October 26, 2007

Today was a low key day. We had our flu shots and we went to the car wash. I did our grocery shopping in the morning. Now we are watching Everybody Loves Raymond after light dinner. It was sunny off and on all day. There was rain southeast of us. This has been the cloudiest month of October in nearly 50 years here. It felt like it. I only hope that November is better.

I have a grab bar to install in Mom's bathroom. I need to find a wall stud though first. I want to put it alongside the commode in order to give Mom something to help her get up.

Mom was sort of whiny today. I really have to work at it to be patient when that happens. I know it's not her, it's the disease, but it's annoying.

Listening to: Carrie Underwood - So Small
via FoxyTunes


~Betsy said...

I can really empathize with you about the whiny days. It feels like nails on a chalk board when my mom does that.

You had asked me about the foam crafts - yes they are a kit and I got ours at Walmart. Most any craft store would have them. Apparently they are all the rage.

Hang in there.

flintysooner said...

I haven't decided on flu shots this year. Dad would never take them but I usually did. Good idea on the grab bar. I put the kind up on dad's commode that attached to the commode. Helped him for a while.

Nine Years and Counting

Mom has been gone for a little over nine years. This blog was a huge mechanism for helping me cope with her illness and daily downfall. I...