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I am in need of prayers again

Discussion in 'The Safe Harbor' started by ewheelock, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. ewheelock

    ewheelock Well-Known Member

    Once again I am in need of good thoughts and prayers now. My 90 year old mother has really had a bad down turn. She has alzheimers and 1 to 2 days a week she is having her alzheimers days. She has physically gone down hill in the last 2 months.

    We made the decision to enter her in home hospice this weekend. I have wonderful help in Dasie and Carol. Now a nurse will come 2 days a week and if she ever needs in-patient care it will be at the hospice facility and not a nursing home.

    All this just a little over a year that my dh passed it really taking its toll on me. Oh yeah and I am still working full time and we are busy!

    Thanks for your thoughts and prayers

    Ellen
     
  2. Beryl

    Beryl Trivia Specialist

    Hugs to you Ellen! I am saying a prayer for you and for your Mom! Keep up your strength and your faith!
     
  3. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Prayers and thoughts for you -- lots on your plate right now.
     
  4. earl_m

    earl_m Social Host

    Prayers are on the Way!! Hopeing for the best!
     
  5. GloBug

    GloBug Senior Flea Coller Tester

    Please know you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
     
  6. sage

    sage Well-Known Member

    My Mother-in-law is in a very similar situation, so my heart goes out to you. Prayers are on the way.
     
  7. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    My prayers go out to you and your Mother, Ellen.
     
  8. JacquieP

    JacquieP Well-Known Member

    Prayers are on the way for you and your family.
     
  9. KathyC

    KathyC Well-Known Member

    A close friend of mine has her mother at an in-patient facility for those stricken with alzhiemers. Although she is well into her 80s she is in very good physical condtion but her mind is gone; this is so terribly sad for everyone. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
     
  10. ewheelock

    ewheelock Well-Known Member

    Thank you everyone for your thoughts and prayers! I am up because she called out to me. She wanted me to get rid of all the people that were in her room :(. I needed to move her from her back to her side anyway! It's really hard to imagine what living with a person with alzheimers is like. Luckily for me (and not so lucky for her) my mother is not mobile because then it would be totally different. At least now she can't wander off!

    Good night from Atlanta.

    Ellen
     
  11. TexasSue

    TexasSue Well-Known Member

    Many prayers from here. Susan
     
  12. nieciez

    nieciez Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Oh Ellen, so sorry to hear this....thoughts and prayers for your Mom and you!
     
  13. Jeanie

    Jeanie Well-Known Member

    Thoughts are on the way
     
  14. NiteStar

    NiteStar Well-Known Member

    Hugs, thoughts and prayers to you and your mom. My grandmother had alzheimers and I know all too well what it is like. My prayers will continue to give you strength and wisdom and to give your mom many good days!
     
  15. Gramma Ann

    Gramma Ann Well-Known Member

    Ellen. Oscar and my prayers go out to you and your mother. Oscars mother is here with us, and we started Hospice last week. It is a help to us, mainly to answer the many many questions that pop up. PM me if you need a friendly ear. God bless you both.
     
  16. reggae

    reggae Well-Known Member

    Dear Ellen....lots of hugs and prayers for you and your Mom.
     
  17. audrey

    audrey Well-Known Member

    prayers go out to you and your family
     

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