Mom is here

25 Feb

Mom arrived today. It felt so great to see her face at the entrance of the hospital. My mom here to be with me. It’s a privilege and a joy to share a week with my mom. I know it will help her to see the ins and outs of my treatment and care here. We started her out with a dose of hospital tonight. As I walked in the apartment today I got a call from my nurse informing me I needed both platelets and red blood. I had planned to pick up mom, but decided to get the process under way. I have learned from past experience this takes awhile here. It did not disappoint, and took awhile. Thankfully, I have made new friends who offered to pick up mom and help. Sadly, we missed out on birthday dinner for paige, and with new friends. After 5 hours at MD we walked into “home” with excitement for bed. It’s great to have mom here. I have looked forward to this week. I am blessed by a loving mom.

11 Responses to “Mom is here”

  1. Angie February 26, 2013 at 4:46 am #

    May those blood products give you a boost of energy to explore the town with your mom!! Two amazing ladies you are…love you both.

  2. Vicki Rhodes February 26, 2013 at 8:08 am #

    Praying for you and your mom to have a wonderful week together.

  3. Lois Ann February 26, 2013 at 9:46 am #

    Love hearing that your Mom is there and how wonderful that you already have the support of friends in Houston that are there for you when you need them. Love you both and enjoy your week together!

  4. Aunt Sue February 26, 2013 at 10:02 am #

    Girl time :) Hate the circumstances but thankful that Mom is healthy and able to come to help, accompany, care and love on you for a while. Hugs to you both.

  5. Jeanie Micale February 26, 2013 at 10:05 am #

    I love your mommy, too! :) So glad she is able to be with you this week.

  6. Allison February 26, 2013 at 10:54 am #

    Having a loving mom around makes everything better. Enjoy your week with her! Our prayers continue for you, your family and new friends.

  7. margie stoller February 26, 2013 at 8:57 pm #

    Allie, it’s no surprise to me that you have new friends who are willing to help you in Houston. I believe you make friends very easily and are very easy to love.
    Enjoy your time with your mom. I’m praying for you daily – only now my prayers are coming from Aruba… Thank you for the updates you provide your friends through your blog. It helps us to know how to specifically pray for you…

  8. Jamie Williams February 26, 2013 at 10:57 pm #

    So excited that your Mom is with you…two spectacular women..that’s for sure! My heart sank when I heard Adam was home and I was hoping that someone was coming to be with you. There’s nothing like Mom to make things better.

    We are praying and following your journey. Stay strong and keep thinking all the positive things you can. I know you miss the girls terribly…and I’m sure they miss you too. But before long you’ll be reunited again.

    Please, please let me know if there is anything I can do to help out here.

  9. Val O'Connor February 27, 2013 at 3:44 pm #

    Hi Allie! I am following your blog and have been praying for you and your family!! I am so happy that your mom is with you…please tell her I said hello! I hope you two have a wonderful week together!

  10. Dave February 28, 2013 at 10:24 pm #

    Our mom is one of a kind and truly a special woman. Sis we are truly blessed to have such a loving mom and dad. I love you sis and miss you bunches.

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