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Old 11-15-2015, 12:34 PM   #24581
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Sorry to hear of your and DH's family illnesses. Have a safe trip. I'm sure your cooking will whet FIL's appetite.
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Old 11-15-2015, 01:20 PM   #24582
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Lots to do today, as DH likes to say. I'm getting ready to go to the store and get a few last ingredients to make sauce for lasagna for DH's birthday Saturday. I also need to start a list of things to do before we leave for Michigan Wednesday. My MIL is in the hospital; she's been very sick for a few weeks now and had a stroke-type event while in the hospital. She was moved to the ICU and seemed to be getting better - they were planning to release her to rehab tomorrow - but then she had a setback yesterday. DH is teaching a professional development class Tuesday night, and doesn't feel that he can skip that, so we're going Wednesday.

His dad needs help, too. He had a stroke last year; he recovered well, but he's not eating well. We're going to do some major cooking while we're there - make freezer meals out of whatever ingredients they have (and whatever we need to buy) so he can just thaw and heat. I guess we'll also take the turkey I bought to make stock with. We'll roast it there and leave the leftovers for his dad. Not sure yet how long we'll be gone.
So sorry to hear all this bad news GG. Sounds like you will have your hands full. Your in-laws are so fortunate to have you for their daughter-in-law. I am sure you husband appreciates all your efforts on their behalf.
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Old 11-15-2015, 01:50 PM   #24583
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Hang in there, GG. Don't forget to take care of yourself while you're taking care of DH's dad and things around the inlaws' home. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. (Hug)
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Old 11-15-2015, 03:59 PM   #24584
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It is Sunday. Spike showed up and Pirate is here. Guess what is on my TV. And the Pats game hasn't even started yet. I think I have lost control of my television.

So I have been busy making the soup for my daughter and cleaning up the kitchen. How does it manage to get into such a mess. I try to clean as I go. But then I was in bed for two days recovering from my venture into downtown Boston on Thursday. That really took it ALL out of me. Two days to recover.
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Old 11-15-2015, 04:21 PM   #24585
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Thank you. DH just talked to my MIL's nurse. She is still not doing well - mostly sleeps and isn't lucid when she's awake - and my FIL is having a hard time dealing with it, so we are going up Tuesday instead (there's stuff we need to do tomorrow). Their 56th anniversary is also this Saturday. I feel so badly for him. For all of them
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Old 11-15-2015, 04:27 PM   #24586
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Thank you. DH just talked to my MIL's nurse. She is still not doing well - mostly sleeps and isn't lucid when she's awake - and my FIL is having a hard time dealing with it, so we are going up Tuesday instead (there's stuff we need to do tomorrow). Their 56th anniversary is also this Saturday. I feel so badly for him. For all of them
GG, may I ask, how is DH handling all this bad news? My heart goes out to him. It has to be really rough to have both parents in a bad way just around the holidays. Good luck and take our prayers with you.
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Aw GG, sorry to hear that. (((Hugs))) and positive vibes going in your direction.
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So sorry, GG. Safe travels.
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Old 11-15-2015, 07:55 PM   #24589
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Okay Andy. What a nail biter and a heart stopper. I think I must have had a few heart attacks during that game.

But I have to give it to the Giants. They MADE us earn that win. They definitely outplayed us. And Pirate keeps telling me, "Aren't you the one who doesn't like football?" I have been found out.
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Watching football and so many good games. I hated to see the Giants lose but that's the breaks but chuffed the Broncos got spanked. Now waiting for the Seahawks and not holding my breath on them either.
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