I've decided to hold off on posting for a while - what with one thing and another this past week have been a bit traumatic and I need a rest.
After spending a long time in A & E one evening last week A Pam was only back at her temporary nursing home a very short time and she fell again. This time she has broken her wrist and been admitted to hospital. The fall happened last Saturday afternoon and after another traumatic evening/night in A & E I finally left to drive home at 2am Sunday. The hospital was chockers and beds scarce but they were trying hard to get somewhere for her.
Her cubicle was in the vicinity of some Emergency Services workers involved in the 'fire fighting' and clean up about, one from NSW with leg in plaster and neck in a brace, another sitting looking very dazed, - the fabulous Dr attending A Pam said they had come down from the field hospital in Alexandra (read about it here ) I also saw other burly fellas dressed in their distinctive yellow garb sitting about and even tho my attention was with my aunt my heart went out to them.
Our volunteers involved in this tragedy have given their all and we should be proud of them - help from overseas countries is arriving and I'm saying welcome them into the community. There have been lots of stories in the media but don't worry if their methods are different or if they think their ideas are better, accept that several heads are better than one, we can all work together, they have given their offer of help and thats all they want to do - help us in our hour of need.
A Pam is now resting in a bed, not the trolley she stayed on till 11am Sunday, yes they really were full, after 24hrs of pain ( now being controlled) the ashen grey colour has left her face and as well as looking so much better she is able to smile . At one time I really thought she was going to leave us but no she's a tough old bird and as I helped her with lunch a short time ago (a broken right wrist makes it hard to feed oneself ) she did ask if she could have a white wine with her dinner this evening. lol
Anyway I'm having a little time away from the computer so will be back another day.