Aug. 6th, 2013

kshandra: (Wedding)
I walk away from my desk for three minutes today...and there's voicemail from my mother-in-law when I come back. She's at the hospital with [personal profile] gridlore, and they're talking about discharging him to the rehab facility.

TODAY.

When the nurse practitioner mentioned it to me yesterday, I was figuring they were thinking end of this week, beginning of next...yeah, not so much.

One of my coworkers was already bringing a sandwich back for me when she gets back from lunch, so I've got to choke that down, then run home and grab a couple of changes of clothes and Doug's cane before blasting over to the hospital.

I'll update the CaringBridge page with the facility address once he's settled.

I may not have a nervous breakdown, after all - I'm not going to have time.

False alarm

Aug. 6th, 2013 05:04 pm
kshandra: Graffiti of hands ripping open a dress shirt, Superman fashion, to reveal the word FAIL (FAIL)
[personal profile] gridlore appears to be having an allergic reaction to one of his medications, so he's staying put tonight while they determine which one it is and make the appropriate substitution(s).
kshandra: The Burning Man effigy, lit in blue neon, arms by his sides; an orange half-moon is visible over his shoulder. (Default)
I finished both the program at Cielo House and my physical therapy in the third week of June. I am incredibly grateful for my time in both programs, and grateful to all of you who helped make it happen. (I'm also very grateful I'm NOT in treatment currently, because I absolutely would not have the bandwidth.)

I actually find myself hoping [personal profile] gridlore's treatment team will recommend aquatic therapy for him, as well. (There was a peer group of recovered stroke patients who were visiting the floor today while I was there; I mentioned the center where I'd just finished my PT, and one of them brightened up and said "I did my PT there, too!")
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