One Flourishing, Frugal and Fun Family!

One mother making ends meet and surviving today's recession by writing. One family learning to live off the land, cut back on expenses, and to live a simpler and a more self-sufficient lifestyle.

Adopted Motto

"Eat it up,
Wear it out,
Make it do,
Or go without."
~A Pioneer Sampler, by Barbara Greenwood~

Saturday, July 8, 2017

We interrupt this blog....

...with a short announcement.  Hubby's sister "L" had a heart attack and we've been running back and forth between two hospitals.  Sister "P" is also in a hospital.

Sister "L" is the same one that was diagnosed with pancreatitis, which we now know was incorrect.  Her pain was due to blockages and doctors never looked.

Thus, she was ambulanced to the same hospital that Hubby and I were both in.  Once there she stopped breathing.  They brought her back, but could not do a bypass emergency surgery.  Her heart was shocked by the CPR, so it has to rest up for possible stents.


The updates are continuously different, so we don't know yet what will happen with sister "L."  She is however, breathing on her own, but tube was still in when we left today.   The back part of her heart is damaged, but the front is good.  We are praying her heart gets a good rest and she can get the surgery needed.

Sister "P" is recovering from an infection around her GI tube.  She was absolutely thrilled to see us walk in.  All the rest of the family is up at the other hospital, so company was a welcome.

We hope to actually get some sleep tonight, because last night's update was that there was going to be no surgery, and that hospice was getting called in.  This morning, that update changed (it was a new nurse and gave incorrect information). This morning I wanted to hunt her down and giver her a piece of my mind (stressing out that entire family like that unnecessarily).

While the family/friends are pretty much living up at the big hospital, we are running back and forth.  We are both mentally tired and just want to free both sister's from the joints they are in. 

I'll update as soon as I can.  Right now, I'm going to get some leftovers for dinner, and go to bed very early.

6 comments:

Mama Pea said...

Oh, so sorry to hear of all these medical problems in your family. Sounds as though your SIL, "L", is one lucky lady to have gotten to the hospital as soon as she did. Hoping both she and "P" are on the road to recovery soon.

Vicki said...

Don't forget to take care of your own self.

Prayers will continue for you and your family.

Rain said...

Oh, I'm so sorry...I hope they both recover soon! Take care of you and your hubby, don't forget to do that!

Little Homestead In Boise said...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Hang in there....

Tracy Dixon said...

Praying for you and the families.

RB said...

WOW!!!
Sending prayers for you all, especially for those who are in the hospitals.
Praying God will multiply the rest of all of you, when you are able to rest.
God bless.
RB
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