Captain Packrat (captpackrat) wrote,
Captain Packrat

  • Mood:

Dr. Blair, Dr. Blair...

Speaking to my aunt, it looks like they will be admitting my grandmother to the hospital. No sense in my staying up, there's really nothing I can do about it now.

If it is appendicitis, she'll need surgery.

If she needs that kind of invasive surgery, there's a very good chance she won't survive the week. She's almost 80 years old, with virtually uncontrolled diabetes, and is so frail she can barely even stand up anymore.

Her last surgery, cystoscopic surgery to remove a (non-malignant) bladder tumor, really wiped her out. And that was non-invasive and with light sedation. Actually cutting her open under full general anesthesia? She'd better get in some harp practice.
Tags: family

  • Employed to 0 in 5 days

    And just like that, I'm fired. "Not a good fit." I finished every single ticket I was given, and everyone seemed to be happy with my…

  • 0 to employed in 6 hours.

    Wow, it's been a while since I've posted here. I tend to post more often to Twitter because it's so much easier and faster. And Skyrim…

  • Still alive, but work is killing me

    Doing a Novell to Active Directory migration for a school district. Up at 5 am so I can get to work by 7 to do Tier 2 helpdesk, then off to a school…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded