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On Friday when I wrote the last update, she was very much out of it and I didn't think she'd make it to Saturday. However, by Saturday morning she was a bit more alert. She knew who I was and responded when I said, "Good Morning" by repeating that and saying, "Kevin" as well. So that is a good sign in terms of where she should be mentally and where she actually is.
Things are confusing because she has "any minute death" symptoms like muscle wasting (Her arms and legs are loose…Continue
We're at the end of the line. She's not expected to make it past the weekend at this rate. Her decline from semi-alert but confused, to completely out of it was rapid. She can still eat and drink but no longer has any conversation and does not really know much else about what is happening. Though she is generally comfortable when on medication and continues to breath normally.
At this point, I'm waiting for "labored breathing" which is apparently what is the last stage…Continue
So, after coming home from work on Tuesday, Mom was laying flat resting and they had installed the catheter. While this relieved a lot of the stomach pain she was having (Most pain, unless she moved around and then got shots of back pain.) she appeared very much lethargic and tired.
Since then, she's been unable to eat and drink on her own. I have to give her one pill at a time, and feed her, but she doesn't eat much. I believe this is because she has to concentrate to…Continue
Well, this weekend I changed my first diaper. Except instead of a little baby, I have a 150 pound woman who is in pain as I try to move her around.
She didn't eat almost anything the last twenty four hours. She complains of stomach pain, however I'm almost certain this is because she is not going pee. I don't know why she is resistant to peeing in the diaper, as I've told her time and again that she should pee in the diaper. She wants to get up and sit on the poo poo…Continue