Hi there bloggies!
Skye is home!!! Yayayayaya! (As Leonie N would say!) I wanted to do something special for her b’day so we arrived at the hospital with some “Coke Zero” (Skye’s fav) decorated with happy birthday balloons and ribbons … and a vanilla cupcake from Michel’s! One of the other patients in her room had also bought her a hazlenut latte and some black forest cake from the kiosk as a treat! (Thanks Menka!) 😀 The nurses and patients in the discharge lounge had all sung “Happy Birthday” to her when she woke up! So … even though she woke up in hospital for her b’day … she was still made to feel special. After being told on the phone at 9am that Skye would have to wait to see the “ONE” physio that was rostered on yesterday because they were “flat out” with ICU patients … it was such a surprise to arrive at the hospital at 11am to find that the physio had had a few moments to spare while doctors were seeing their ICU patients and had managed to get up and do Skye’s assessment after all! Within 15 mins we had all her stuff packed up … the discharge notice signed … and we were on our way! 😀
What a difference a day makes … Skye is doing so well now … she is even getting really brave about the weight bearing … and can TAKE HERSELF to the toilet!!! It is amazing … after helping her with this for 2 weeks … what a relief it is to know she is able to start getting back to normal! I think I am going to be amazed at how quickly she bounces back now! (How quickly the mother bounces back … is still to be seen!) 😉 She has colour in her face … and is smiling again!
Mum is not doing so well … she has been really struggling with a lack of energy … and the wound infection has been making her feel really ill. The doc today has finally recommended a blood transfusion to help. I am sure this will make a huge difference … and soon she will be feeling a lot better. He has also suggested that she spend a couple more days in hospital … and then a couple more in rehab to “catch up” on what she hasn’t had the energy to do. So … she probably won’t be home for another week. But … I do think a couple of days … and she will also start to bounce back!
So … I have a special card to share today … it is the card that my sis Christine made for Skye for her birthday. Skye loved this one! (My card for Skye is a creation for the next INK4U! session challenges … so I wanted to keep it to show you later … once the new INK4U! session is running! — More details soon!) So … I don’t have a card recipe for this one … I could have made one … but I didn’t want you to think that this was my card!!! 😉
Well … I am determined to have a quiet day at home today! It is the first day of school holidays for Sandy but he is happily playing the Wii (Stace & Jono kindly lent it to Skye while she was stuck on the lounge!) The thought of a whole day at home is soooooo lovely! And … you never know … I might even get some stamping done!!! 😀 But … first … I am off to help Skye have a shower!
Thanks for all the lovely messages you have all been sending. Another thing on my “to do” list … is return the favour and catch up on some blog hopping! C U all soon! Hugs xxaxx