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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 05/12/2014 at 11:38

Seems the old folks are all the same then? it does help to know that.

When I had to get the paramedics in for a few months ago, (Ithink I posted about it) but one of them had a real go at me for letting her dehydrate,  He didnt get of lightly I may add! but its hurtful at the time when you are already worried about them, but as everyone says, you cant make them do anything.

Mum is up this morning, quite bright, but she only sits in an armchair, almost in a laying position, them she will retire to the lounge at 4.30 where she will lay on the settee, at 11pm she will go to bed, where she will lay till 10am tomorrow. I am sure if she walked about a bit she would clear her lungs and get the stoma working better.

I just said to her about and she says she cant walk about with the leg bag hanging down and she wont use the leg bands.

so she will sit all day and probably walk all of 20 yards in 24 hours!.

Rant over, thank you all so much I really do appreciate your help and encouragement, Fishy, keep it coming mate, any more compliments like that and my head will grow so big it will break 

Grass still growing

Posted: 05/12/2014 at 00:58

I cant Gran! Wish I could, I would dearly love less grass and more flower beds. Ours also needs cutting again, especially the bit outside on the road verge, it has crocus and snowdrops planted and if the grass is long you cant see them. Also it makes the whole property look untidy.

Usualy late November is the last cut here, its too wet now.


Posted: 05/12/2014 at 00:51

I mulch now but if you are using bark mulch you will need to put some feed down in the Spring, chicken manure  pellets or bone meal because bark mulch can take nutrients out of your soil. I will use organic chicken manure pellets, I have used Growmore Granules  before.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 05/12/2014 at 00:34

fOh! I put it wrong this morning, mum is able to get out of bed on her own, she just didnt want too, I could tell from first thing that she was niggly, just wanted to lay in. She did get up eventually and after I help her change clothes and empty her catheter she made her way to the sitting room. She can walk about, just wont and that is why her lungs are so conjested. I feel she could move about much more than she does, some days she doesnt want to co operate. Today was one of those days, she has hardly drunk any water and when I went in to help her change and get into bed, I just looked at her water bottle and shrugged! 

I suppose she must be feeling bad, she knows what is going to happen, just doesnt know when.

Tomorrow will be fine, today was awful, I was on the go all day, two loads of washing, hung on airers. Morrisons, because I forget to order on Tesco delivery, and in an out too mum, I finally sat down for the first time at 3,45. By then it was time to get the dinner ready, 


It's a big worry......

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 18:09

Amazon is selling a santa suit for 4.99 at that price we can all dress up!

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 16:18

I will send you some Susan, I still have your address. Anything else whilst I'm there? x

It's my birthday

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 16:05

Hope you had a nice day, Beaus mum.


It's a big worry......

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 16:02

Gorgeous little boy!

We went from this

 to this

 to this

 There was the spaceman, the knight in shining armour and now ,inspired by his great grandads  uniform, has now got a replica  of it and re enacting WW1.



It's a big worry......

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 11:04

I have a son very similar to yours Dorsets, except he cant do sports. He love Chrismas, loads of decorations etc, their boys have grown and flown this year with their own partners and my son says they are just going to sit and do. nothing all day, just eat bits and pieces, then Santa is coming a few days later when they will all be together for a meal.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 09:41

Dove, when I asked the Disrict nurse if they supplied ...what we used to call 'draw(er)sheets' she said we are lucky to get a nurse call these days, most of their info is relayed over the phone, she said they talk us through it!

Like yours, my mum has always put of minor ops until they become major ones, its infuriating but I am learning that its no good wasting energy on what might have been. She is an adult, so must make her own decisions, which is ok until something happens then she panics and goes to pieces!

It seems we are all thinking the same about our loved ones and its comforting to know that.

I have  learned, just lately that it is their life so why should we take it upon ourselves? 

But of course we do, because we love them.

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