Wednesday, October 29, 2008

One Day at a Time

I visited Mom tonight and she is making progress. Her eyes were clear and she seemed engaged. She could answer some of my questions and I was able to get her to drink some water through a straw. I could even see a flicker of her sense of humor while we watched Seinfeld - she rolled her eyes at some crazy thing they did. She didn't tear up until I put my coat on and started to leave. I told her that it was important for her to rest and I would see her tomorrow.

Tomorrow my sister and I will have a teleconference with the palliative care coordinator at the hospital to help plan for the future with the goal of keeping Mom comfortable and maintaining her dignity.


Annie said...

Glad she is doing better. Is the pain medication for her hip pain?

Cinnamin said...

I am glad to hear it too. How is Robyn holding up? I hope that you are taking care of you as well! You both remain in my prayers.

rilera said...

Annie, I think so.

Cinny, I'm doing OK. My theme song is 'Basket Case' by Green Day though so I have breakdowns once in a while. Thank you for keeping us in your prayers.

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