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Monday, May 17, 2010

One Day At A Time



My Dear Mother had a fall….

It was a bad fall.  She was with Mr. Brown Socks and me visiting a relative when she missed a step.

She broke both her hip and her collar bone.  She is 84 and was totally independent before.  They put a new metal ball in her hip and hopefully she will move to the PT/OT wing today to begin aggressive therapy. 

She is a strong woman and I feel confident that she will get through this.  I will be back and forth between her town and my town, so I won’t be blogging much for awhile. My sister lives in the same town as she.  It is so very nice to have a sister for many, many reasons and especially when going through something like this. 

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Please pray for this lady named Dorothy.

Thank You and I’ll catch up when I can.



Marla said...

Donna, saying a prayer for your lovely mother. My dad is 84, I know that a fall would do him in. Glad your mom is strong. Hugs, Marla

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Hope your sweet mom is on the mend soon, Donna!!! :) I know you'll help her on that road to recovery. :)

Jolyn said...

Hello Donna, I'm so sorry to hear about this with your mom.It is good you have your sister to help out.I pray for a speedy recovery. Keep us posted when u can.

Tricia said...

Oh, I am so sorry to read this! I hope your mom's rehab goes well, and she'll soon be back to living independently. Yes, sisters (and brothers) are a major blessing -- I don't know what I'd do without mine, as our parents get older and more frail.

stitching under oaks said...

Oh, sorry about your mother. I'll be praying for her during her recovery and for you and your sister while you care for her.

Anonymous said...

Oh, Donna! I'm so sorry this happened to your dear Mother! I will be praying for her to recover swiftly and for you and your sister as you take care of your mother!

Paula@SweetPea said...

Take good care of your sweet Mama. I hope she's back on her feet very soon.

Q said...

Sending lots of prayers for a speedy recovery.
Blessings to you and your dear Mother.

Becca's Dirt said...

Prayers for your mom. I hate to hear when someone this age breaks a hip. It is so hard for them to recover. I knew someone a few years ago who fell and broke a hip and didn't know it for a week and it got worse so she went to the doctor.

Jane said...

I'm just catching up on reading blogs and just saw this post about your mother's fall. My prayers are certainly with you, Dorothy and the rest of your family.
I hope therapy is going well.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Happy Memorial Weekend my friend…Hugs and Smiles Gl♥ria

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

I hope everything goes well for your dear Mother. Falling is not good at any age but especially at our age. It's frightening.
Of course we will all be keeping Dorothy in our thoughts and praying she gets better. I is something everyone who is older dreads.
:) You are such a good person...

Jane said...

Hi Donna,
Just checking in to see how your mother is doing. I hope that her recovery is going well.

Anonymous said...

Hi Donna! I'm just trying to catch up on visits and was sorry to see this post! I hope by now 3 weeks later your Mom is recovering and feeling better. So much stress for all of you!!! I think any of us with aging parents can relate to what you've been through and are going through! Hope you stay well during this exhausting time! Sincerely, Jeannette

Sandra said...

Hi Donna. I'm catching up on the blogs I follow and just read about your mom! I will pray that she recovers fast. (HUGS)

prashant said...

so sorry about your mother
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