glad your mom's surgery went well. i hope your brother
does well, and i am glad you two are home safely.
sorry you had to see that accident.
--- Bobby Greer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Gang,
> I am back from Arlington (the second trip inn 2
> weeks. An MRI revealed a
> hairline fracture of the femur and the upper condyl
> of the left leg. They
> opperated on her Wednesday and inserted a pin from
> the femur to the upper
> condyl. Surgery went fine considering she is 93. My
> brother and I decided
> she is addctedd to attention and will do anything to
> get attention., By the
> way, my brother has a growth in the ggenital region
> and will be biopsied as
> sooon as the infection in the region is cleared up
> in 2 weeks. This is
> partly duee from the stressed. Oh yes, one the way
> up, Joyce and I ran up on
> an accident and a body was laying across the road.
> A little more to
> "sweeten" the trip!!!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bobby Greer" <[log in to unmask]>
> Newsgroups: bit.listserv.c-palsy
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2005 10:22 AM
> Subject: Re: Fwd: My Mother
> > Beth and all,
> > I will try to make a little more sense
> today. Mom fell and
> > her hip. She was in a general hospital where they
> did x--rays and MRI's.
> > there were no fractures. She complained of pain
> and one night they gave
> > a Loritab It may have killed th8e pain, butt being
> 93 years old, she was
> > hypersensitive to opiates and hallucinated for 72
> hours. We thought it
> > from the fall and she had hit her head. But iit
> began to wear off Tuesday.
> > They transferred her to a rehab/nursing home
> facility. She was much better
> > yesterday. In the mean time, my brother and I and
> the wives packed her
> > things from the retirement communnity where she
> had been living, since she
> > will be in her present rehab/nursing facillity
> shere she is staying. Her
> > short term memory is non-existent and she
> over-medicates herself, which is
> > the greatestunderstatement of the year! we also
> found out she had been
> > begging for medication from her fellow residents!
> We hope this new move
> > stabilize her and she will get better mentally and
> > Thanks for all your kind thoughts.
> > Bobby
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Elizabeth Thiers" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Newsgroups: bit.listserv.c-palsy
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2005 6:21 AM
> > Subject: Re: Fwd: My Mother
> > > Bobby,
> > > Good to see you back. Our thoughts and prayers
> continue to be with you
> > and
> > > your family.
> > >
> > > Beth t.
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: St. John's University Cerebral Palsy List
> > > [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
> Of Bobby Greer
> > > Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 2:36 PM
> > > To: [log in to unmask]
> > > Subject: Re: Fwd: My Mother
> > >
> > > Wednesday
> > >
> > > We justgott back from Arlington, TX. We
> planned to be back
> > > Mother is much better physically and mentallly.
> She was very disoriented
> > > when we first got there due to opiates they were
> giving her. She sttill
> > has
> > > severe short-term memory problems which renders
> her unable to take her
> > meds
> > > with help.so she will move to another facility.
> with a higher level of
> > care.
> > > We went on 5 hours sleep a niight with no naps.
> (Bob H. We move her into
> > > Heritage Oaks just aroun the corner from AMH).
> we barely got home
> > I
> > > became as spastic as I was in childhood,.whiich
> was no fun! Anyway, My
> > > brother is there to wrap the transfer
> > >
> > > Bobby
> > > -
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