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Unfortunate Thanksgiving
I had a lovely Thanksgiving yesterday, filled with friends, family, and good food. I am thankful to have my life full of such wonderful people.

Unfortunately the holiday ended abruptly by finding out this morning that my grandmother fell last night, breaking her hip and hand. She should be having surgery today, and we'll know more about her status later. Tomorrow probably, or maybe not until monday. *sigh* She is far away, and at least so far her prognosis is good enough that there is currently no reason for me to go back to NJ.... But such an injury at 91 is not one easily recovered from. So we'll see what happens.

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jenx From: jenx Date: November 24th, 2006 06:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
Sending good wishes and healing thoughts. :)
johnridley From: johnridley Date: November 24th, 2006 06:50 pm (UTC) (Link)
Good luck to her. A broken hip put my maternal grandmother in a nursing home, for good. I hope your grandmother does better. I think care, particularly physical therapy, gives her better hope than my grandmother had back in 1973.
radiantsoul From: radiantsoul Date: November 24th, 2006 07:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hope she gets well quickly and there are no complications.
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netmouse From: netmouse Date: November 24th, 2006 07:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
oh, that's rough.


They're getting better with hips, but you're right, that's hard to recover from. Still, even 20 years ago my great grandmother had years after a fall like that. Hope your grandmother does even better.
hannunvaakuna From: hannunvaakuna Date: November 24th, 2006 07:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
i've got you and your whole family in my thoughts, lady. *hug hug*
ellison From: ellison Date: November 24th, 2006 07:36 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh no, your poor grandmother! I will be hoping for a speedy recovery for her.
specialagentm From: specialagentm Date: November 24th, 2006 08:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's unfortunate. Still, she made it to 91, I'm sure she's got plenty of spunk in her to get over this. I hope she pulls through it all OK!
morgaynne From: morgaynne Date: November 24th, 2006 09:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
That is a shocking thing. I hope she comes through it all okay. I'll be thinking about her and hoping you are well.

Good Luck,
lahabiel From: lahabiel Date: November 25th, 2006 07:19 am (UTC) (Link)
Ouch. You and she have my sympathies.
simplykimberly From: simplykimberly Date: November 26th, 2006 07:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
oh no!!! ((hugs)) I hope she's feeling better and healing VERY soon!!!
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