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Old 01-27-2009, 01:55 PM   #21
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Susan, I will be saying a chapter 20 of psalms for your mom. It is a traditional chapter that we say for somebody who is not well or needs help from above.
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Old 01-27-2009, 03:17 PM   #22
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Keeping you and your mom in my thoughts...
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Old 01-27-2009, 03:31 PM   #23
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Keeping you and your mom in my thoughts...

Second that.
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Old 01-27-2009, 03:42 PM   #24
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I'll send some good thoughts your way. : )
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Old 01-27-2009, 04:22 PM   #25
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Susan dear, its a "mitzvah" that your Mom has you! Take care and know that you're both being thought of........
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:39 PM   #26
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Oh Susan, I just saw this! I'm so sorry your mom is ill. You must be very frightened. Is she comfortable? In pain? I will pray that she can rest peacefully while she makes a complete recovery. Try to rest yourself, Susan, even if it's just in the chair next to her bed.
Thanks to everyone. It is very good Kadesma to know I am not alone and have caring friends here. I am trying my best to take care of me. I am an exhausted wreck. One of my mom's best friends is in the hospital too and it does not look good for her. I love Florence, too.

Yes, I am frightened because I don't know what is best. All I can do is try to accept whatever comes my way and pray that I do not have to make any difficult choices. I have her durable power of heathcare attorney.

She is comfortable and she only has pain when she coughs. They finally switched her to nasal canula that fit better. I am hoping that we caught it early enough and that she can bounce. If she bounces I think she should be able to stay where she is. The breathing treatments make a big difference and she is on iv antibiotics.
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Old 01-27-2009, 10:39 PM   #27
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PieSusan, you and your mother are in our thoughts here. We just went through this with PeppA's Mom.
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Old 01-28-2009, 12:59 AM   #28
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Thoughts & prayers en route Susan. Best wishes....
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Thoughts and prayers sent your way. Pneumonia is really frightening.
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Thoughts and prayers are going your way Susan. Know you're not alone. I know how hard it is to have a loved one so ill. Stay strong.
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