Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Tuesday Afternoon

Sigh. Mom is back in the hospital again, never really getting a chance to just rest and recover her strength. Understand that it's hard for me to keep everyone who cares about Mom updated while still respecting her privacy, being appropriately optimistic but honest, etc. Her condition now seems better than it was the last time she was admitted, back when some of her underlying problems weren't even recognized. Most acute is a flare-up of the lung infection we thought she'd beaten before. And, of course, Mom still throws the docs a curveball now and then just to make sure they're paying attention. She's once again receiving a high level of care and all her doctors seem to be on top of things. And she's got Nurse Sis making sure everything gets done right.

It's hard to know what else to say about it. This is just one more tough situation in a long line of tough situations. We'll see how it goes.



At 3:16 PM, Blogger Lynne said...

Brian, your mom's and your family's situation is doubly difficult because her story is in the public eye. We care about your mom, but we don't have to know her personal medical history. Must be hard to keep us informed without overstepping the line.

Thanks for the update, just tell her we care.


At 6:14 PM, Blogger Cookie said...

I agree with Lynne. On the one hand, I'm so very glad you all (and especially your mom) have been so open about what's going on.

On the other hand, the most important thing is to take care of your all and your mom, including protecting her (and your all's) privacy.

Let her know I'm thinking about her and once again have everything crossed for her. I'm watching monty Python tonight in her honor --- I've never seen it before. I'll send some chuckles your all's way.


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