Still Here…

Hi, I’m still here and have plans to continue blogging. So much for 2013 goals. 😦 Life has just hit a wee bit of a bump in the proverbial road. Trying to sort some things out. My husband’s health had not been doing well last week, then he fell Friday before this past one. He had a compression fracture in his spine. It would’ve been quite enough to handle, but things started to get worse.

We went back to the ER the next day, Saturday, and he was admitted to the hospital. It was a combination of multiple things including dehydration, pneumonia, exacerbation of COPD, and heart issues as well. Everything since the fall has happened so fast. Thankfully he was discharged late Tuesday.

There is truly no place like home, but now there are new issues we are having to figure out. He’s on oxygen for the first time ever. Home health is sending a nurse and physical therapy out a couple of times a week for a while. Hopefully things will improve, but for now things are a little crazy around here.

I’ve been so tired, I haven’t done much writing. I did write in my journal last night and it felt sooo good. Needed to unload a bit. Life will start settling into it’s own rhythm soon and I’ll start writing more. For now, would so love to have just maybe  a couple of hours undisturbed sleep.

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. TheOthers1
    Jan 14, 2013 @ 03:00:08

    Oh no. I hope you get some sleep!

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  2. darlenecraviotto
    Jan 14, 2013 @ 04:32:09

    Sending you healing thoughts for your husband, and calmer days for you. Hang in, and keep journaling when you can.

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  3. Vikki (The View Outside)
    Jan 14, 2013 @ 10:42:05

    (((((hugs))))) honey. Thinking of you xx

    Reply

  4. moanaleilua
    Jan 14, 2013 @ 11:13:53

    Prayers for your husbands health, and patience & perseverance for you @creativityorcrazy…were here if you need to offload….sending love & prayers from New Zealand for you and your family….

    Reply

  5. Julie
    Jan 14, 2013 @ 12:46:59

    Check local churches and social services for caregiver assistance. There are, in some areas, volunteers who will come and give assistance so that a caregiver can do exactly that. Ask!

    Reply

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