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Monday and what I learned last week …

February 3, 2014

As week two begins; since my daughter’s accident I cannot bring myself to consider the things I have learned.  They are all too painful. I know; they are alive it could have been worse;  is a mantra that rolls of the tongue. Nonetheless being 6000 kilometers away from a child who is destined to spend 6 months unable to walk is not easy; especially as it would seem physiotherapy has not yet begun So the poor girl is laid in bed 24/7 at home apparently ignored by the post op care team. So while the flights are booked for our visit;  I send good wishes to them both especially my son-in-law.  He has spent nearly 10 days in bed with  non-immobilized fractures; this appalling. I am truly grateful for all those (friends and family)  who have supported my daughter and son-in-law and  really understand that the medical staff are under pressure;  short staffed etc but this doesn’t yet quell the tears.

So sadly I can only hope that this week brings some positive activity; I don’t expect miracles, the accident was severe the damage immeasurable; and they will recover and meanwhile I remember happier days at Christmas.   

2014-02-03 07.35.14

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. February 3, 2014 9:19 am

    Very difficult time. But it could have been worse. And you must feel at least a little better now knowing you’ve got your flight booked.

  2. February 3, 2014 10:00 am

    Sending wishes of strength to your family. Hope they will get better soon.

  3. Adilson Gomes Pinto Junior permalink
    February 3, 2014 11:58 am

    This words be so good to start my week Nela…..thank you!!

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