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Old 05-12-2018, 02:39 PM
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Hi all. I've just returned from a trip to Ohio (Cincinnati) to see my mother. She's going to be 89 in July. I haven't been out to see her in quite a long time. (I did see her in New York in 2010)
She is unbelievably tough. In 2016 she was hit by a car, and very badly hurt. She'd broken nearly every bone on the left side of her body.
Even before this incident, she was in such a painful state from various surgeries that she could not come to Vermont to be with me when I had a terrible personal loss, and then this happened.
She was in rehab for over 8 months, and believe it or not, she still lives in her own home. There are people who come and help her, and my younger sister stays with her 5 to 6 times a year.
So, needless to say, it was both a shock and a pleasure to see her and spend time. I plan on flying out again in September. Her strength leaves me stunned and amazed...
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Old 05-12-2018, 06:54 PM
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Well, I prayed alot about your visit and I'm glad it went well! Thanks for the update.
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Trying to think about how my own healing ability has deteriorated now that I'm well into my 50s and about an 89 year old recovering so well from such an accident at the same time makes my head hurt. More power to her!
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I hope when I'm that age I'm doing half as well. By the way, her name is Hope...
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I feel the same about my parents. They have been through so much and yet are still doing so much.
I am glad you had such a good visit.
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