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Update Update -- Hospice


Dianne is  home with hospice.  The reality of this refuses to sink in, leaving me in a dreamlike state.  She, on the other hand is calm, accepting, and glad to be home.  She is in a hospital bed and enough oxygen is being pumped into her lungs to save the planet.

She was transported home mid afternoon.  Younger daughter, who arruved in town Tuesday, came also with Subway sandwiches and ice cream.  S.  the hospice RN, was already here.  The combination of my faulty hearing (and hearing  aids) and her thick east Texas accent made communication very difficult; so i was glad my daughter was here  to translate.

They both left about 7:00 p.m.  It is now ten and Dianne is sleeping peacefully.  She has not had her medications nor her breathing treatments.  I am not going to awaken her.

I am surprised by my reaction to all this.  It doesn't feel like grief; but it sure feels like something. (?)

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cathy_edgett
May. 13th, 2016 04:48 am (UTC)
It sounds like you are in shock. Understandable, of course. Take care of you too.
bork
May. 13th, 2016 05:19 am (UTC)
My condolences. I hope that she is comfortable.
mamculuna
May. 13th, 2016 11:30 am (UTC)
So very sorry this is happening.
amaebi
May. 13th, 2016 12:08 pm (UTC)
Thinking of you. And wishing you both good time together.
reginaterrae
May. 13th, 2016 12:23 pm (UTC)

You are, of course, in my prayers. I'm glad your daughter is there with you. There is nothing to say, nothing I can think of anyway, except I care.

nerthus
May. 13th, 2016 02:26 pm (UTC)
Continuing to send good thoughts and love your way; I'm from Texas, born and raised, maybe I should be on hand to translate, ha!
elainegrey
May. 13th, 2016 09:25 pm (UTC)
My heart is with you both. May you find a way to stay present when you can, may others hold space for you to be, may Dianne have the space for this time of change.
opakele
May. 14th, 2016 12:06 am (UTC)
It doesn't feel like grief; but it sure feels like something. (?)

You are living life...and so fortunate to have family close and your wife home.

I am sending strong support.

Keep looking for the beauty.

vaporw
May. 14th, 2016 01:13 pm (UTC)
Glad she is home among her belongings.
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