Sunday, November 23, 2008


My sister Tara wrote a bit about it on her blog, but my mama is down with pneumonia and is in the ICU in Kansas City. She hates hospitals and doctors, and is pretty freaked out about the whole thing.

Needless to say, we're pretty freaked out around here, too. Mama is the thread that holds this crazy bunch together, and we can't even call her on the phone! Mellisa came over tonight and said that this is longest she's ever gone without talking to mom (2 days). Tara and Will are coming home for Thanksgiving. We talked about maybe not making Thanksgiving dinner, to wait until mom comes home and then have the meal then, but Grandma and Dad both said, "Let's just have Thanksgiving twice!

Well, we're praying for our mama, and hope that you'll say one for her, too.


Tara said...

I know how Mellisa feels! I call mom at least every other day...I"m going crazy!!!!

oh, and I'm sure Ficken would love to do that for you :) she's so funny though, VERY opinionated but in a good way! she's awesome.

The Long Family said...

Anne - Sorry to hear about your Mom. You all will be in our prayers.

We were in your situation last week with Tyrone's Dad. He is home now, but not 100% better.

Keep on those Doctors.

Discursivelyhappy said...

We are praying for her!

Susan said...

Hang in there. My thoughts and prayers are with your mom. Hope she is home soon.

Amy said...

Annie, I hope your mom is doing better! I'm praying for her.

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