My mom is sick. She developed CRPS earlier this week and was diagnosed with PPH a few months ago. She was doing ok with regards to the PPH until this week during the painful experience of CRPS and her oxygen sats went way down on Wednesday. The doctors put her on 24 hour continuous oxygen. I have been talking to her in the evenings and this morning I noticed she was on AIM (screen names changed to protect the innocent). This is how the conversation went (no worries she is okay and laughing at me as I type this):
vixen (10:10:04 AM): So how are you feeling this morning?
mom (10:12:26 AM): not great
vixen (10:12:38 AM): What’s up? Hand or breathing?
vixen (10:12:43 AM): Or everything?
mom (10:13:17 AM): yeah and a little nausous
vixen (10:13:32 AM): ugh
mom (10:14:16 AM): took a pill maybe it will help
vixen (10:14:32 AM): is it the meds that make you nauseous?
mom (10:14:52 AM): no onr nauseo
vixen (10:15:14 AM): huh?
mom (10:15:23 AM): one for
vixen (10:15:56 AM): but why are you nauseated? is it the pain meds or the fact that you are upset or that you can’t breath?
mom (10:16:55 AM): u bett call
mom (10:17:04 AM): er
vixen (10:17:22 AM): you want me to call the ER?
mom (10:17:34 AM): no me
vixen (10:17:53 AM): is dad there?
mom (10:17:59 AM): no
vixen (10:18:11 AM): I will call you an ambulance
mom (10:18:42 AM): no cant type call me
vixen (10:18:49 AM): oh ok, I see now, you want me to call you
mom (10:19:04 AM): duh
Seriously, I thought she wanted me to call the ER. It did strike me a little odd that she wanted me to call since I am 890 miles away and don’t know the number. Then when I got her on the phone she was laughing so hard and then she yells at me because I should know she can’t type well with only one hand.