I'm Going to Be Moving After Christmas

  1. My nurse told me today that I'm no longer able to stay alone. She said she would make the arrangements. She said I'm too wobbly and weak, and it's a safety hazard for me. Ah well, it's just another milestone in my life I guess. I convinced her to let me stay home until after I celebrate Christmas with my kids after they get home from Texas.

    Love,
    Your Poopsie
    •  
  2. 29 Comments

  3. by   sirI
    Quote from Franemtnurse
    My nurse told me today that I'm no longer able to stay alone. She said she would make the arrangements. She said I'm too wobbly and weak, and it's a safety hazard for me. Ah well, it's just another milestone in my life I guess. I convinced her to let me stay home until after I celebrate Christmas with my kids after they get home from Texas.

    Love,
    Your Poopsie
    Great that you are gonna be home with them, Fran. I have been kinda concerned about you, too. It has to be hard, but, you will be safer. You know we are here for ya, too. You remain in my prayers, Poopsie!!:hatparty:
  4. by   leslie :-D
    aw fran, i am so very sorry.
    what is your nurse suggesting.....assisted living or a snf?
    i love you sweetie.

    leslie xo
  5. by   jnette
    You have an amazing way of taking things in stride, Fran.

    Do what's best for YOU. Know that we're concerned for you as well.

    And always know that you are loved, dear Friend.

    Please keep us posted. (((((((((((HUGS)))))))))))
  6. by   dianah
    Fran, I'm sure you're disappointed not to be deemed "totally independent." This may be a blessing in disguise, tho', and whatever happens, whatever place you find, I know they will be blessed by you, and hopefully you will benefit from being there as well. (I know, it's easy for me to say, as I'm not the one facing the change. I understand this) Will you still have your caregiver come occasionally, or will she not be needed anymore? Shame to lose her, if you have to, you two have such a good rapport/relationship.

    Keep us updated. Bottom line is for you to be safe. Change IS hard. I guess it's the old "make lemonade from lemons" again.

    Best to you, Fran, this Christmas, season of miracles. :Holly1: :Holly1:
  7. by   live4today
    (((((((my dear sister fran))))))) :kiss :flowersfo :icon_hug: although you've already shared this with me by phone, it is still hard to absorb because you are so lively, so filled with joy and laughter, and everything you do or say is said or done for nothing but a positive encouraging reason. my heart, my life, my spirit have all been touched by you...i've grown in those areas tremendously because of god blessing my life with your friendship and spiritual sisterhood.

    i'm so sorry i didn't get to call you yet, but i'm sure you understand why due to my recent relocation to another state, etc., etc.. i will be calling you this weekend. i have lots to tell you about my new "home" here in the lonestar state that i thought i would never return to. :d who was it that said, "never say never"????
  8. by   SmilingBluEyes
    wishing you well, Fran. So sorry for this latest development, truly.
  9. by   weetziebat
    Fran, I am truly so sad to hear that. It must be terribly hard - to look at leaving your home - and I give you so much credit for refusing to be beat down, for always being so positive and always remaining so steadfast in your faith.

    You have been such an inspiration to me, and please know you are always in my thoughts and prayers. Keep us updated, and hope you enjoy the holiday with your family.

    I love you. :kiss
  10. by   Tweety
    Best wishes Fran. hugs.
  11. by   Jessy_RN
    Best wishes to you Fran. Your safety is very important. Have a Merry Chritmas with your family.
  12. by   honeyb111
    :icon_hug: Fran I'm so sorry to hear this. At least your nurse was willing to allow you to stay home through Christmas. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. Please keep us posted.
  13. by   FranEMTnurse
    Quote from earle58
    aw fran, i am so very sorry.
    what is your nurse suggesting.....assisted living or a snf?
    i love you sweetie.

    leslie xo
    A place where I have to be watched 24/7, and not with my family. Boooo hoooo hoooo Getting this sick sucks real bad.
  14. by   FranEMTnurse
    I've been independent since the day I turned 18, raised two children, and was able to do all the things I loved to do, so I have had a full life, but that is why it's so hard on me now. But thankfully, my girls are both professionals, and both are happy. That's what counts the most. Now, as far as keeping in touch with you guys? You betcha I will. I got out of my sick bed to post on here today, because everyone thought I had an aide today. Ha ha on them So I know I'll settle in just nicely and I'll liven up the place a bit, I have no doubt about that.
    Ta ta my dears.

close