Thursday, June 28, 2007

Greensburg Squares etc.

Just a quick post to let everyone know that Mom is continuing to do well...although she is finding therapy exhausting, she is willing to give it her all. Her level of confusion is better but she still tends to drift back to where we lived about 40+ years ago in the evenings..although it's sometimes for a brief while...she will refer to the location when speaking of where she lives...she's easily corrected and doesn't take offense when we do there is much to be said for her good sense of humor and attitude.

Her caregivers..including my Sister and self..have been top notch..I could not ask for better care..but there have been a few in higher positions I've questioned the need for that particular position. I won't spend much time on that issue at this time..but if there continues to be 'issues'..I will be kicking butt and taking names..not necessarily in that order.

I have had a great deal of time on my hands between therapy and bedpan duties to I've spent it doing squares for The Greensburg Project...I've also completed a scarf using Oh My..for the granddaughter of a friend, I've started another Feather and Fan using some Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino...ahhh..and I cast on and finished the leg of a sock using that beautiful pale lilac encore that I got at LYS..I also finished a Koigu Fan/feather scarf..No pix..and I gave to a friend in Pa. this weekend but it was awesome!!..and just some small odd items I've had on the needles for a bit...

Continued thanks to all of you for your thoughts, messages and calls..they're such a source of strength.

We had thought we were going to be able to move Mom into a private room yesterday but the gentleman that was checking out...had some other medical problems as he was about to leave and landed right back in that wonderful we wait..patiently ..for someone to be well enough to go home. She continues to ask me at the rate of once an long will I be here...geesh..I wish I knew...I just know it will be a while.

Happy knitting and spinning to all...and stay safe!!


Michelle said...

glad to hear you're hanging in there!! the squares all look great! but i do miss you ms. dyna!!

Jan said...

I'm so happy to hear that you have your knitting to occupy your hands while you wait. I believe knitting saves my patience many times.
Blessings to you and your mom and dear hubby for the getaway!

Dianne said...

Michelle..haha..Girlfriend!! I miss you too..and all the other crazy people there!! Huge hugs to you and Goners!!

Marianne said...

Dianne, I am loving the squares you knit up!! Thank goodness for little projects like that!

So very glad to hear Mom is doing better...and yes, it does take time, sending out all sort of love and healing thoughts to your Mom.
You, missy, be taking great care of yourself, please....(bossy old bitch, aren't I)


Dana said...

Wow, you've been knitting up a storm. It's wonderful to have something with which to occupy yourself while you're at the care facility. Your squares are so cute and they're egging me on to do some more too. Have a great weekend, take care of yourself too and I hope to see you on Monday! XOXO

P.S. Mohamed says "hello." He says, "Tell Dianne I'm the bald security guard that passes through on Saturday and Sunday nights." He knows and has talked to your mother on several occasions.

Dianne said...

I will be checking out @()@ Mohamed...I appreciate the fact those guys are visible when I'm going to my car..and also that he's checked on my sweet!..I will be sure to look for him this weekend and introduce myself.
I greatly look forward to Monday..I smell the pizza!!

Nikki said...

Dianne - it sounds like your Mom (and you!) are in great hands... I'm so happy to hear she's doing better.

Your squares are just beautiful! I finished and mailed two. I now need to check the stash to see if I can get any more squares done. Your other knitting sounds wonderful, too!

keep hangin' in there!