my dad is in the hospital
Posted 31 December 2010 - 06:29 PM
makai and i are heading out soon.
i was making some steamed veggies and sliced the end of my @$%# thumb pretty good
not to self; do NOT use a sharp knife on less than an hour's sleep
Posted 01 January 2011 - 01:58 AM
his "deathbed wish" is to live to see 1/1/11 so about 5 more hours
but as he said, "i could be here for a week".
Posted 01 January 2011 - 02:21 PM
last night dad asked the nurse "so do you see many people with my condition? how long does this take?" she said, "no art, people with aneurysms usually go very quickly". my dad is tenacious and stubborn, even in death
Posted 02 January 2011 - 01:15 PM
Any time after life begins?
Hope you are able to smile, laugh and joke as well.
well that made me smile
this is one of the most difficult things i've ever done. but there is a lot of awesomeness too. i just spoke with an 83 year old woman (i would have put her early 70's if that) whose husband has been here over a week. we had similar belief systems. she was very intelligent. it helped us both so much to sit down for 1/2 hour and talk. very grounding