1. sue38

    sue38 Registered User

    Mar 6, 2007
    Wigan, Lancs
    I'm glad John and the ring are reunited, and really glad that John's improved alertness has lasted so long. I've just had a quick look back through your thread and see that it was 8th July when John had his major seizure.

    Did the consultant say whether the jerks were minor seizures that were mimicking ECT (or should that be the other way round?) and keeping John alert?

    Apologies if that question is too intrusive. :eek:
  2. Skye

    Skye Registered User

    Aug 29, 2006
    SW Scotland
    Not too intrusive, Sue, :) but we didn't really go into it, the meeting was about care in the community, so I couldn't hog it by talking about John.

    But I eally do think the jerks are minor seizures, any time he's had a major one, it's followed from a particularly strong jerk. That's why I worry when he gets them.

    Normally (up to now) he gets the jerks when he has an infection, it's often the only sign. But his urine is completely clear at the moment, so it's a bit worrying that he's getting the jerks.
  3. DeborahBlythe

    DeborahBlythe Registered User

    Dec 1, 2006
    Hello Hazel, I'm sorry to read about your worries over the jerks. So sorry, nothing useful to say but hope that John is OK soon and that you can relax a bit.
    Love Deborah xx
  4. Skye

    Skye Registered User

    Aug 29, 2006
    SW Scotland
    John had his ring back for a fortnight!:(

    Today I noticed he wasn't wearing it, and asked the staff. Big hunt, but not to be found. Thankfully CN was on duty, and he rang the police.

    John was wearing it yesterday, but whoever put him to bed took it off nd left it on top of his chest of drawers. No-one has seen it since, and the alarm on his door was set, so only the staff could get into his room undetected.

    Guess who was on duty yesterday afternoon and evening? Not making any accusations of course, but CN told the police about my dispute with her, and they asked me about it.

    There's one of these 'We buy your gold' stalls in the shopping mall, so they're going to try there. But these TV ads where you ring for an envelope and send your gold off are a godsend to the light-fingered. The police are not happy about them. I don't think they hold out much hope of getting the ring and chain back.

    I'm devastated of course. It's not so much the value, but it's our wedding ring.:( It's been a traumatic afternoon.

    CN is just hoping they can prove who did it. Would she be stupid enough to take it to the stall in town?
  5. Grannie G

    Grannie G Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 3, 2006
    Would she be stupid enough to take it at all Hazel? Surely she`d realize she would be the first to whom the finger would be pointed. It might still turn up. I do hope so. xx

    ROSEANN Registered User

    Oct 1, 2006
    I am so sorry to hear your news it`s one thing after another.

    I hope the ring turns up for you and am sending you love and hugs.

    Roseann xx
  7. burfordthecat

    burfordthecat Registered User

    Jan 9, 2008
    Hi Hazel

    That must be really upsetting.:( I do hope that John and his ring will soon be together again.

    Sending you my love

    Carina x x x
  8. sad nell

    sad nell Registered User

    Hazel I so hope it has just got mislaid, you do not want the bad atmosphere again, it was so distressing before, fingers crossed it reappears ,love pam
  9. sad nell

    sad nell Registered User

    Hazel lots of trevs Clothes go walk about, and turn up weeks later, but his rather nice toilet bag with nice smellies has totally vanished and i was not happy but that held no sentimental value so i just let it go . love pam
  10. Izzy

    Izzy Volunteer Moderator

    Aug 31, 2003
    Oh I'm so sorry about the ring, Hazel. I do hope things get sorted out for you. Izzy:(
  11. connie

    connie Registered User

    Mar 7, 2004
    Dearest Hazel, so sorry to read your post.

    I am pinning my faith on that it may turn up. I can quite understand how upsetting this is for you.

    Love n'hugs.
  12. Canadian Joanne

    Canadian Joanne Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 8, 2005
    Toronto, Canada
    I hope it turns up. Maybe it fell behind the dresser or is caught on something.
  13. Sam Iam

    Sam Iam Registered User

    Sep 29, 2008
    Hazel, I hope and pray John's wedding ring is found.(mine is my most prized posession so I know how you feel) xxxx
  14. susiesue

    susiesue Registered User

    Mar 15, 2007
    So sorry Hazel to hear about the ring - surely that person could not be so stupid not to realise that they would be the first person to be suspected.....I do hope you find it soon.

  15. Skye

    Skye Registered User

    Aug 29, 2006
    SW Scotland
    Thanks, everyone.

    They've turned John's room upside down and moved the furniture. There are only two residents who are mobile, and they wouldn't have been able to get in because of the door alarm. In any case, their rooms have been searched.

    And no, Sue, the girl wouldn't bother that people knew it was her, she thrives on notoriety, and she'd know it couldn't be proved. Unless something can be proved against her, the only way to get rid of her is to give her a good reference, and CN won't do that, much as he'd like to get rid of her.

    The only other possibility is that it wasn't put on John this morning, and someone got into his room while it was open for cleaning. If that's the case, it could be anywhere, I'll just have to keep hoping.
  16. larivy

    larivy Registered User

    Apr 19, 2009
    hi hazel infections have a lot to answer for. hope johns soon on the mend. larivy
  17. Mameeskye

    Mameeskye Registered User

    Aug 9, 2007
    HI Hazel

    I know how upsetting these small things can be. You hate to think that someone would do such a thing when your relative is cared for by them.


    I hope the ring is found soon.


  18. twinone

    twinone Registered User

    May 19, 2008
    Hi Hazel

    I hope Johns wedding ring turns up safe and sound.

    I would be devastated if I lost Steve's wedding ring - I wear it on my middle finger with another ring above it so it doesnt fall off.

    I know how awful you must feel especially because of the sentimental value.

    Hope you find it soon.

  19. Skye

    Skye Registered User

    Aug 29, 2006
    SW Scotland
    #1819 Skye, Aug 15, 2009
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2009
    Janet, thank you so much for understanding. It means so much to me, especially after so recently going through the pain of watching them sawing it off John's finger.

    The CN and police are convinced it has been stolen. Security is very tight, and nothing has ever gone missing before, apart from the odd sock in the laundry.

    Still a glimmer of hope, though.

    Pam, you're right about the atmosphere, I have the awful feeling in my stomach that I had then. But I don't need to fear going in this time, the staff understand how upsetting this is for me, and are sympathetic.

  20. DeborahBlythe

    DeborahBlythe Registered User

    Dec 1, 2006
    Hazel, I'm very sorry to hear about the missing ring and chain. I know you said they had searched the room and moved the furniture. Did they check through the bedding too? We found missing stuff managed to lodge itself between the matreess and the side of the bed once. It makes you want to spit. I do hope they turn up soon. Commiserations and love, Deborah xx

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