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harriethomeowner how are you doing?

Posted by lindajewell (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 23, 08 at 13:44

How are you doing and more importantly how is mom doing? Does she need the surgery or is the bed rest going to work? Gosh I feel for you, very tough choices. Please check in and let us know how you are holding up!

Linda J


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RE: harriethomeowner how are you doing?

Linda, thanks for asking.

It turns out that the fracture is not the kind that requires surgery -- in fact, surgery would not help. So they are going to do bed rest. Because they can't leave her in bed 24 hours a day, MIL will be getting physical therapy so she can move from bed to a chair. DH saw her today and said she seemed in relatively good spirits.

So the crisis isn't as bad as we thought it was.

I appreciate all of the comments people provided the other day -- they were helpful.


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RE: harriethomeowner how are you doing?

That sounds as if things are looking better for all of you. Maybe this is what she needs to remind her to use a walker to get from chair to bed, etc.

Here's hoping for the best!


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RE: harriethomeowner how are you doing?

Oh I am so happy to hear this! Not that she is hurting but the fact she does not need surgery! Hopefully the PT will help her to be a little more mobile, even after the hip is healed.

Linda J


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