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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 23, 2014 4:03 pm 
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Wow, big hugs to everyone on here. Lots of thoughts with you all going through loss.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:29 pm 
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Today dad had another fall. I think it was his fifth in the last 2 weeks ish. He also tried to go out for a smoke without his coat on, but today was -25 Celsius with the windchill (-13 F).

So that's not good, and I don't think we can leave him alone any more. Which means rearranging my shifts over the next few weeks and basically only working evenings and weekends. Luckily my work is pretty understanding and accommodating and one of my coworkers was happy for all the extra hours. But it blows.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:54 pm 
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I am so very sorry Moon. Sending you lots and lots of good thoughts.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:58 pm 
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That's awful, moon. I'm so sorry that things are getting rougher for him, and you.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:12 pm 
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My dad is having another surgery soon. Without it, he will die. He is going in extremely compromised.

I was so focused on feeling like crepe today with a stupid cold and I took sleepy medicine so my mom went on her own today. I let her go on her own today and she had to deal with this on her own. He was critical but stable last night and I was so focused on my cold and needing to get grades in tomorrow.

I'm at the hospital now, waiting. I need to hold together for my mom

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:18 pm 
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Oh Lavawitch, I am so very very very sorry to hear that.

You and your family, especially your Dad, are in our thoughts and prayers. I hope the surgery goes well and that he gets better soon. And I hope you can take care of yourself as well. Big hugs to you <3

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:22 pm 
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Lavawitch I'm so sorry you & your family are going through such a tough time. My thoughts and best wishes are with you :-)

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I'm sorry to post there here. I don't have any other support system. I have to be support for my mom. She doesn't have anybody either.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:26 pm 
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Please don't feel sorry! We're all here for you.

I feel like the PPK is amazing when you're in a hospital - when L was in the hospital over a weekend and when my mom was dying, I was on the PPK the whole time, and got so much support and kindness.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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Huge hugs to you LW, having had my Dad so very ill last summer, I understand the strain you're all under. I wish I was close enough to hang out and give you some RL hugs <3 xx


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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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Lavawitch, sending so many good thoughts to you and your family. <3

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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Don't be sorry Lavawitch. Thinking of you and your family.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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LW, you & your family (especially your dad!) will be in my thoughts. Don't be sorry for posting in this thread about the awful shiitake that is going on in your life, that's pretty much exactly what it's for.

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Don't ever be sorry for reaching out for support, lw. Everyone needs a shoulder sometimes. I'm sorry that you and your folks are going through this; your dad will be in my thoughts.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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Thanks everyone. We are waiting. He has perforated bowel. Being prepped by the icu nurses then will go to surgery. They said 7, but nothing yet.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 7:30 pm 
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((HUGS)) LW, Never feel bad about posting. I'm sorry I'm such a flake on playing to distract you. :(

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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It's ok. Couldn't make a word today if I tried. I'm just kind of numb.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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((((((((((Hugs)))))))))) LW, we are sending you lots of good thoughts and prayers that your father's surgery is a success and followed by a complete and quick recovery.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:21 pm 
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LW I really hope you get good news soon, I'm sorry you guys are going through all this stress and uncertainty.

I've been feeling bad about monopolizing this thread lately too, and I don't blame you for coming here to get it all out. I have people in my life I can talk to, but my approach is very frank and matter of fact, and I'm not doing well talking about feelings and whatnot.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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We just got home. My dad died.

I appreciate all of the kind words and support more than I can say. I'm not sure if ican respond to them. We are she shockd. It's just me and my mom.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:07 am 
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lavawitch, I'm so, so sorry.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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I'm so sorry LW, such a horrible thing. So much love to you & your mum xxx


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I am so sorry for your loss.

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 Post subject: Re: What was the worst thing about your day?
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I'm so so sorry for your loss, lw. You and your mom and your feathered family will be in my thoughts. big hugs to you.

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I am so unbelievably sorry for your loss.

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