Tag Archives: taking care of someone you love

  I am underwater.. I need to come up for air but I decide to try to do the full length of the swimming pool thinking maybe it will help me wake up. I don’t know why I am so … Continue reading

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My name is Grace and if you just started following there are a few things you should know..

Grace was also my grandmothers name. My father’s mother. I don’t remember her but they tell me she was an extraordinary woman with an extraordinary inner strength. I am Native American/First Nation. I grew up in Northern California and I … Continue reading

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My morning routine..

I have been down graded in my hotel. My own doing of course. Having 2 bedrooms while my mother is in the hospital hardly makes sense. Although, now I am in a room that I did not reserve ahead of … Continue reading

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A turn for the worse..continued.

Of course I don’t wait until Monday. Instead I call the PA again and this time I leave a message saying he will find us in the ER, because that’s where I’m heading. I pack up my mom and take … Continue reading

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A turn for the worse

The hotel where we are staying has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom a living room and a small kitchen. We leave the light on in the bathroom so my mom can find her way to it during the night. She wakes … Continue reading

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Only 3 short days after surgery my mother is released from the hospital

From the window of the 7th floor hospital room I have a clear view of the entire city, including the giant Rocky Mountain peaks that surround it. There is a Safeway supermarket and a  Shell gas station, only a stones … Continue reading

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The miracles of modern medicine.

  Exactly 6 hours after my mothers surgery began, I receive a call from the nurse confirming that the surgery has gone well and they will bring her to the Critical Care Unit. An ocean of relief washes over my … Continue reading

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