1. MIL has been formally diagnosed with End Stage Renal Failure. TL/DR = her kidneys have quit and are trying to leave the building. This means dialysis is a must for the rest of her life; she has said that she does NOT want permanent dialysis. So.....FIL has the duty of trying to convince her to change her mind. I pointed out to both of them that it won't cost them a penny - dialysis is the only medical procedure that is covered 100% by Medicare, even if you don't qualify for Medicare otherwise. (Thank you, FDR!)
1. FIL is OFF the O2 (as of yesterday AM!).
2. FIL is going HOME Saturday!!
3. MIL will be going to the rehab/nursing center as soon as a dialysis spot can be found for her!!! The nurse thinks Thursday/Friday. :fingers crossed:
So. Progress is being made. I am concerned about MIL, of course, but....I can't do anything to change her mind. SIL and FIL are going to try....as is Herself. (Who is a basket-case, but hanging in there.)
The kids'll be staying with FIL for a week or two. If/when MIL comes home, they'll go back for another week or two. I'm glad we homeschool year 'round - I can "give up" a month of so without actually falling behind. And....this is honestly more important than school. :shrug:
*I* need to plan some sewing while they are gone. I'll be able to Stay Home for a few days at a time! :lol: and :zzzzzzzzzzzzz:
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