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Old September 9th, 2019, 03:02 PM
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Unhappy DM not doing well

My DM isn't doing well -hasn't since she fell the beginning of this year (while living with me & my DH).

Since moving to a senior living community she's been hospitalized twice for retaining fluid (last time was 3 weeks ago- been out for 2 weeks).

She's been lethargic, not hungry, etc. and went back in today (fluid is not the problem this time)

Last time she went in I didn't notify my sibs as DM was texting me a lot and we knew the medical personnel (kidney) just needed to take off the fluid. (DM was put out when I finally told her I didn't tell anyone)

This time, I let everyone know as she's in the heart unit.

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Old September 9th, 2019, 04:31 PM
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Old September 9th, 2019, 05:20 PM
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Re: DM not doing well

I'm to the point of .... well .... this is the 4th time this year she's been in the hospital

1) broken collar bone - Feb. (DH took her- I was at work)
2) retaining fluid -This summer (DH took her - I wasn't home)
3) retaining fluid - 3 weeks ago (her friend took her, DH later joined her waiting- I was at work)
4) unknown issue(s) -today (DH took her- I was at work)


Her quality of life has been abysmal for at least a month - if not longer.
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Old September 10th, 2019, 04:03 AM
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I'm sorry to hear your mother is doing poorly, Snafu. How is she doing today?
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Old September 10th, 2019, 08:04 PM
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Re: DM not doing well

Turns out a med change was the issue, so now they're trying something different.

She's no better, but not any worse either.
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I hope improvement is right around the corner!
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Should get to go home in a few more days.
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