Monday, March 20, 2017

Blood donation, McDonalds, Joanne.

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Edda's bed rails work pretty well.  She sleeps mostly through the night except for the nights right before and during her period (mostly).  But she moves around like a clock hand.  Here she is in the morning when I found her - all bunched up at the head of the bed perpendicular to her starting position.  I got a huge packet for her back surgery from children's over the weekend and I spent some time looking over it.  There is a mention that I could donate blood for her to use during her operation and my initial gut feeling was that I totally want to donate blood for her.  And then I'm like - who am I kidding?  The blood donation will flatten me for two weeks and I need all my wits about me for the next couple of months.  Also am I really going to add 2-3 more appointments to the 17 I've already got scheduled?

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Vince went to his 15th annual checkup.  Everything checked out OK.  We talked about vaccines for his China trip and also a bit about maintaining a healthy weight.

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But then I took him to McDonald's after school as a celebration (thank you for the 10,000 days of Chinese tutoring) and send-off for my parents who are headed to China tomorrow.

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Joanne, our Medicaid waiver coordinator, came by for dinner tonight.  She meets yearly with the each of the fifty families she manages.  We are here very last ones for the quarter!

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