Wednesday, February 2, 2011

another day at the sick peoples home

I just spoke with my dad's girlfriend ... she says he's more responsive today. She said my dad opened his eyes when the doctors asked him to and my dad attempted to answer their questions. She said that his speech is very garbled ... so I don't know if his answers are making any sense?? Two or three days ago, which would precede this latest business with him sleeping so much, she said that he was pretty loopy and not making sense. He has had periods of being delusional with every hospital visit that I know of (which goes back to 2005).

But he's not been mentally out of it for this length of time before. WAH! They are still working on the premise that it is due to his fighting the pneumonia.

I've got a call into my doctor ... I just know that I've got bronchitis. I've had it a gazillion times in my life - but hope springs eternal, I just keep hoping and wishing I were one of those people who gets a cold and it remains simply a cold, no drama and no need for antibiotics. Alas, I'm not getting any better and I'm hoping my doctor will take pity on me with my dad in the hospital and not make me come in. Please please please!

My husband is going back to the doctor this afternoon since the antibiotics he was given haven't put a dent in his ear infection (from this cold bug) either. I do not know how he goes to work with pain in his ear (and all the other maladies of this rotten scourge of a bug!) - I've had two inner ear infections in my life and they are so painful, they made me cry and moan.

Aw geez. Sorry we are such a sad sack lot over here these days! On a happier note ... hooray for lolly gagging and dilly dallying teehee!

I am very much enjoying visiting the entrants of the Fifth (and Final) One World One Heart Event ... thanks so much Pammie for reminding me! Six hundred something participants (so far!) and everyone is giving away a door prize. Hope you have time to visit at least some of the wonderful participants in the event. Enjoy!

Signing off from sick bed over here ... sure hope you're all staying well and not felled by this low down, meanie, buggeroo!


  1. You poor thing! I always get bronchitis, too. It is not fun, not fun. I hope your Dad starts to feel better soon, and you, and your poor hubby. Sending you virtual hot tea with honey and warm slippers! xoxo Pam
    PS See you on OWOH! :)

  2. Hello Sandy!
    please send me an email to so I can send you the chart.

  3. Sally
    I had to pop in, we're leaving in about an hour.
    I hope your Dad starts coming out of it, just keep hoping to see some improvement. Thank you so much for your comments, they really make me feel better. I know we're going through kind of a similar situation and it helps me to hear what you're going through and that I'm not the only one. I hope you start feeling better really soon. Get Over It! (I mean your cold or Bronchitis.)See you when I get back.

  4. Hi Sally,
    Well, I am glad that you at least know WHAT is ailing you so that you can work on getting rid of it now! Bronchitis is so-not-fun... wishing you (and hubby!) a very speedy recovery! And I am so glad to hear that your Dad is more responsive today. I will be hoping for you that the improvements continue with each passing day.