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im not in the greatest mood. i see the surgeon i want who did operation no 2 on my neck. this is the 3rd one. i inherited this arthritis. from my mother she was mostly back. im mostly neck. my lower back is on the way out too.l---who knows what will be there! i cant have operation after operation.i have swollen hands . thats neck. im used to the symtoms already. my family thinks i can do anything they want. their change lasted a few days.im on a med thats making me dizzy.i fell and banged my hip.
Originally Posted by grobertson62
Im usually a glass half full person but today.......never mind my glass i think my entire tank is not just half empty but nithing left.
I had been doing well since dad died. It was a good death. Relief hes no longer in painor sufferring.i know i did thebest i could.
But today its caught up. So im having a duvet day. Feeling rubbish and hinding in bed
I just cant be bothered
Letshope the cloud lifts
It's come to the point where my mom needs more constant supervision. My siblings and I have been trying to figure out what to do. I have had her assessed by he health authority for possible move to assisted living (she was refused because she can't respond correctly in an emergency), or full-care residential care (she refuses to go and isn't at the point where she could be moved against her will)
The only thing we can come up with is to provide her with 24 hour in-home care. I contacted a
Thank you Kassy, Chana and Flowerpot
I went Swimming This is the first time for months and months as I have been too ill. I also couldn't get in and out of my costume or shower and get dressed easily. Bending was practically impossible without me gasping for breath.
I swan 50 lengths as easily as you like I was very surprised as I didn't expect to be able to do much at all. I have lost a lot of muscle - but I must still have plenty
Mom has been having incontinence issues for some time. Probably a few years, but she has managed to cope with it and appeared to clean up after herself. My sister and I bought her pads to use, but without anyone to remind her to use them, they sat under her bathroom cabinet. She insists on using the tiny, thin pantyliners she has always used, which are useless for the current problem of course.
Her hired companion tells me she is having bowel incontinence at least weekly, if not more often.