Thursday, August 4, 2011

An Explanation in Advance for a Sporadic Crow???


Hey all....

I've been negligent today in my blog visits and email responses. I apologize for this and for what may be my somewhat sporadic presence in blogland over the next several days/weeks.  (Ok...."you're welcome" to those of you who might actually WELCOME this reprieve and think you'll have better chances at winning those giveaways!!)

I just got home a few hours ago after a long day of ambulances, ER's and hospitals.  And, yes....I think my new-found good fortune has taken a turn for the not-so-sunny side....How many of you can say you have been to urgent care and had the power go out and have a doctor try to start an iv in the dark while holding a flashlight in his teeth???
Just part of my day.....

Yes, I'M fine....but my dear mother not so much.  She was diagnosed today with massive blood clots in both of her lungs, which is aggravating her heart issues and causing failure. She also has clots in her legs, and they are going to put a filter in to prevent these from migrating as well to her lungs/heart.

So, I may or may not be here.  I will try to pop in as I can, but I'm not going to even pretend I'll be able to keep up or catch up....And I may not be a "complete sort of crow" if you know what I mean.  So, I ask for your understanding.....your good thoughts, and prayers if you can spare a few.
 


39 comments:

Mary said...

Oh Robin, what a day you have had. I hope your mum will be ok. But really? A power outage in the ER? Now I am feeling bad for stroking your crow. Putting you in my prayers till all is well. And I promise to leave your crow alone. ;o)

Lynn said...

Oh Robin,
I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. Please know that you both are in my thougths and prayers.
I also want to say Thank you for your sweet, sweet comments on my blogs.
Sending you cyber hugs and good thoughts. I hope that your Mom will feel better soon and they can take care of those blood clots.
HUgs,
Lynn

Ellie's Country Accents said...

Oh Robin,
My heart Goes out to your Mom and you. Your post brings back vivid memories. You will both be in my prayers. Hope your Mom will be better soon and don't forget to take care of yourself so you can be the for her.
Hugs,
Ellie

Pamela@ Our Pioneer Homestead said...

You and your mother are in my prayers.hugs

Mary said...

Dear Robin, so sorry to hear about your mom, hits home here, as I have had them both in my lung and legs many times.(pretty scarey to say the least) I will keep you both in my thoughts and prayers!! Big Big hugs.....Mary

Prim In The Country said...

I love your comments, but I understand. Your a brave person allowing a doctor to do anything to you in the dark! Especially an IV, while the doctor had a flashlight in his mouth. It almost sounds like the beginning of a joke!

I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom. My Grandmother's sister had clots in her lung, and they used some sort of medicine through IV that broke them up. Of course, she had to stay in the hospital to have it done. I'm no doctor, but it wouldn't hurt to ask hers about that. Your Moher will be in my prayers!

I better stop now or I'll write you a book. Take care!
Melissa

Nancy said...

I am so sorry your Mom is having such problems. Your both in my prayers sweetie. Hope the power stays on! We'll keep the porch light on for ya, not to worry.

Prairie Blue... said...

oh my goodness, my dear sweet Robin......i have had computer issues,just got going again......i realize this isn't a "call" but how bout a message from a friend......hoping this is a better day......may you have strength to get through this rough patch...you are always too sweet to leave me messages.....this is your time to be lifted up and i will do so for you today......blessings my friend~denise

basketsnprims said...

Oh, Robin ~ I am so sorry to be reading this. I will definitely keep your mom in my prayers (and you). take good care, my friend
hugs,
pam

Angela said...

Oh Poor Robin, I am soooo sorry to hear about your Mom. Am sending up prayers that she will be okay. Sorry sweetie for your stroke of bad luck. Blogland won't be the same until your return, but take care of your Mom and know you and your mom will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Hugs,
Angela

~Madalynne~ said...

I'm so sad for you Robin. I'll keep you in my thoughts and your mom in my prayers.

Prims By The Water said...

Oh my Robin, my thought and prayers go out to you and your mom...really, seriously a power outage in the ER...with no back up generators. Take care, Janice

Christine said...

Dear Robin,
My thoughts and prayers for your mother and you in such a time as this.
I pray that you may know God's strength to get thru the next few weeks.
With love
Christine

Paula said...

Thoughts are with you and your Mother

Me and My Stitches said...

Oh no...not good about your Mom - take care of her (and of you!) and come visit us all when you need a break! Thoughts and prayers are with you.

cottageprims said...

I'll miss you while you're away Miss cranky crow.You always brightened my day.I'll definately send up prayers for you and your mom.Blood clots are a scarey thing.Remember to take a little relaxing time too.Avoid those snakes too you need to be at your best.Big Hugs for you!~Amy

HomeSpunPrims said...

Robin,
I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. My prayers are being sent up for all of you. Take care my friend. Lori

lilraggedyangie said...

Robin,
It just won't be the same without you , now what will I do ? O im sure Linda Claus can help fill in! Im so sorry bout your mom my cranky friend, sending you great big hugs and lots of prayers for you and your family ! (((((HUGS))))) lil raggedy angie

Kim said...

So sorry to hear this news. Of course I'll be sending prayers to you and your Mom. Take good care of her and don't worry about us - we will be waiting for your return.

Courtney said...

Oh Robin,
I'm so sorry to hear that your dear mom is having such health issues. I will keep her in my prayers and you also! What an ordeal at the ER. I hope you are doing ok as well. I will keep you in my thoughts and hope to hear more from you when you get through these trials. Keep the faith. Lots of hugs!
Courtney

Jacqueline said...

my well wishes and prayers are with you both.

Carol Stuck said...

Hi Robin: Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your Mom!! I am so sorry to hear about your escapade....one that would be unnerving under the best of circumstances. Whatever happened to the back-up generators?

Anywho......we will miss your colorful Cranky crow comments. Awe heck....who cares about winning a giveaway. Take care of Mom!

hugs,
Carol

~The Boyd Homestead Farm~ said...

Oh Robin, I am so sorry to hear about your mom! I'm sending all my prayers and hugs your way and hope she gets better really soon! We will be thinking of you lots!
Blessings and hugs, Trish

The Moonlit Stitch said...

We will keep a light on for you Robin. Be with you mom. Prayers going up for her recovery, comfort and peace of mind for both of you. Bless your heart! ~*~Lisa

Beckyjean said...

Sorry to hear about your mom Robin. Sending prayers out to her & your family. You always put a smile on my face with your comments. Love reading your blog & will miss you, but you are needed away from blogland & we all understand. Know that you have many friends that are here for you if you need us. Make sure to take care of yourself too!!

Hugs~Becky

Kimberly said...

Oh My Robin, My prayers are with you and your family. That must have been soooo stressful!!!! Take time to take care of yourself! Hugs to you and your dear mother!!! All My Best ~Kimberly

Stacy said...

Hugs and prayers for you and your family Robin!!
Blessings~Stacy

Deppen homestead 1862 said...

Robin
My thoughts & prayers with your Mom, you and the family~
Teresa

Linda ★ Parker's Paradise said...

My heart goes out to you, my fine feathered friend. Sounds like your Mom is having a rough go of it. The medical field is far more advanced than ever and I will pray that God guides their hands and eyes. My Mother has also had blood clots and they were able to get her through it. Confidence, dear one. Have confidence. It sounds as though you already have learned to trust. Really? Lights out in the ER? Don't they have back-up generators? Flashlight in his mouth? What dr. has a flashlight, just in case? Sounds like a crow experience, for sure!
You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Put your right hand on your left shoulder and your left hand on your right shoulder. Now squeeze. Do this often. Those are my hugs, my attempt to comfort.....
★Linda★

deb said...

OH NO.....you just take care of your mom and dont worry about anything else!!!!!!! hugs to you !

Margie from Hungry Hook Primitives said...

Robin...no worries dear. We will miss your cranky crowship, but we CAN live without your witty barbs for a few days (or weeks if need be). I will be praying for your mom. I had a clot in my leg that broke off into 3 pulmonary embolisms so I am particularly sensitive. You go do what you ahve to...we will all be here when you get back...well you know me, I am sometimes gone more often than not, but you get my drift dear friend.

Oh wow, who will make me laugh so hard I pee though ???? Well I will just have to survive on my own.

never had an IV by flashlight, but I did have one where they missed my vein 15 times and ended up having to put in a central line after they damaged the nerve in my THUMBBBBBBB...yes, I said thumb...thats where the VERY determined young lady ended up insisting she could get it in...My thunb...she seriously thought my thumb was a good place for an IV ? I have since learned I have a right to demand (nicely of course, or no one will be nice back) that if they miss it the first time I can have the IV team try...That was information I would have killed to know PRIOR to having this girl yam the iv needle into my thumb...Ok, I am digressing and now my thumb is hurting (I know, I have a very weak mind).

Hugs to you and prayers for you my dear.

-Margie

Robin said...

Hi Robin, it is a pleasure to meet you. Blessings are being sent to you and your family. I hope all goes well. (millstonemercantile)

Raymond Homestead said...

Robin, so sorry your mom is having problems. I will certainly uplift her in prayer. Take care of yourself too!

Lois--Huckleberry Lady said...

Robin, Sorry to hear about your Mom. You'll both be in my prayers.
Take care,
Lois

prims by olde lady morgan said...

OMG! Robin... First I thought, ok those snakes go to you... But no much worse.... I will be keeping you in my thoughts.. it is never easy when our parents are ill....remember to take care of yourself too! OLM

My Primitive Creations by Tonya said...

Hi Robin... I'm sorry to hear about your Mom..I'm sure you are a nervous wreck and sick with worry.. Your mom needs you we will all be thinking of you so not to worry yourself about catching up or posting...
I know how that feels not be able to keep up I've had my share of being missing in action be it getting sick, to much work or my slow lap top..but at the end of your days I know you'll be peeking in to see what were all up to even if you don't comment!!
Take care my friend..sending Gods blessing out to your mom in hopes that all goes well for her and the doc's get her fixed up..

Hugs

Tonya

Rugs and Pugs said...

Robin ~
So sorry to hear about your mom. Prayers and pug hugs coming your way, dear friend.
Lauren

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Dear Robin,
I will be thinking of you and your mom, sending prayers on your behalf!
May the Dr.'s have the divine skill they need, may your mom have comfort and healing, and may you be filled with peace, strength, and courage!
Just know you are being thought of and lifted up!!
Warm Hugs~~
Julie

Farmhouse prims said...

Robin, I am so sorry about your mother, I will lift her up in my prayers. I will pray for you to have strength through all of this. Many hugs to you my prim friend, Lecia