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Nursing aide hours

Nursing aide hours

I had my lovely sister over this weekend. We were discussing the possible change in my nursing aide hours. This is all coming from the incident when I fell and couldn’t get up. https://multipleexperiences.org/2021/08/27/i-pressed-the-med-alert-button/. After this unfortunate issue, my mom and step dad decided I needed more hours of care. I actually had an evaluation with my insurance a few days later by lucky coincidence. We made a request to change my nursing aide hours from 8 hours Monday-Friday to…

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Live from the living room floor

Live from the living room floor

This blog is coming to you live from my living room floor. I did not make my transfer well after my exercises and slid off of my comfy chair. I was in perfect position to get myself up but knew I had one shot at it. My legs failed and back down I went. After flopping around on the floor trying to change positions, I finally gave up. My aide will be here soon I don’t think my puppies mind…

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Occupational therapy in my home

Occupational therapy in my home

There’s been a lot going on this week and I’m not sure where to begin. After being traumatized this weekend, it was hard for me to even focus on everything that was happening, and a lot was happening. My new aide started on Monday, I got an OT evaluation to start that twice a week in the house, and Mikayla left. I’m also going for a urologist appointment on Friday to discuss the Botox in the bladder. I haven’t decided…

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A tough decision when safety comes first

A tough decision when safety comes first

I had another fall the other day. I wouldn’t say it was a bad one but I did hit my head on the toilet bowl. It didn’t even register as a fall in my Apple Watch. I kind of fell in slow motion and nothing hit hard but my head. I’m left with yet another bruise and another lucky incident. I’m going to run out of those. I think that life on my feet is at an end. Safety first!!!!…

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