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i feel a whole lot brighter today, they discharged my mum today but we somehow have to find that winning formular of getting her appetite back or she really will fade away. I cannot thank the NHS enough, they have been fantastic, from my mum being admitted to her being allowed home they have been brilliant. So i have finally had time to look in on LJ and give a quick update.


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Aug. 5th, 2018 06:20 pm (UTC)
That's good to hear. Do you know something of the food your mum loved when she was a child? Maybe she would eat that. My mum for example loved pancakes with blueberrys when she was a child and she loved them in hospital and that was the only thing she ate for some days. So maybe that would be a possibility.

And thank you for the lovely smile you share with us. :-)
Aug. 5th, 2018 06:37 pm (UTC)
My mum has had a problem called "reflux* were your food does not stay down so she now has to eat more softer foods. We have to speak with her doctor to see what they recommend but that is a good idea, thankyou.

Glad that you like a smiling Lewis, he cheers me up every time.


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Aug. 5th, 2018 06:48 pm (UTC)
A friend of mine has also problems with "reflux" and she has had good success with bananas and ginger tea. And she can eat grapes and melon.

I hope your mum will feel better soon. :-)
Aug. 5th, 2018 06:52 pm (UTC)
oooh thankyou for the information and thankyou for the kind wishes, they are much appreciated.
Aug. 5th, 2018 07:38 pm (UTC)
Glad to hear your mum is home. I've had good luck myself with macklingirl's advice - ginger tea works well. Best wishes!
Aug. 5th, 2018 07:47 pm (UTC)
Thankyou and I shall definitely recommend the ginger tea. Thankyou for the best wishes.
Aug. 5th, 2018 07:39 pm (UTC)

Hope your mum will go well soon again and so you  too. Until then take your time and thanks for all those pictures I have never seen before.

Aug. 5th, 2018 07:49 pm (UTC)
Thankyou so much for your kind wishes and you ate very welcome to any of my pictures.. please enjoy them.
Aug. 5th, 2018 10:04 pm (UTC)
Great news that your mum has been discharged, and I hope you can find something to tempt her appetite. And thanks for another lovely pic!
Aug. 6th, 2018 06:27 am (UTC)
thankyou so much, i think the way forward to my mum eating properly is little and often.

I'm glad that you like the Lewis picture, he is guaranteed to cheer me up every time.
Aug. 6th, 2018 05:42 am (UTC)
I'm in catch-up mode at the moment, so I've only just seen the news about your mum! So sorry she's been unwell! I hope each day brings some improvement, so that you can both regain some peace of mind.
Aug. 6th, 2018 06:28 am (UTC)
well it's lovely to hear from you and thankyou for your kind wishes.

Aug. 6th, 2018 09:20 am (UTC)
Lovely - that your mum is better and you are back :D
Aug. 6th, 2018 09:25 am (UTC)
thankyou, she does seem to be a bit brighter in herself but the eating and drinking will have to be put to her gradually. It's lovely to talk to you.


Aug. 6th, 2018 01:21 pm (UTC)
So glad things are looking brighter even if she isn't out of the woods yet. Thinking of you.
Aug. 6th, 2018 01:25 pm (UTC)
thankyou so much, she is a lot brighter than she was last week, i think the key is going to be little and often as far as her eating is concerned and i am forever behind her with a glass of water. We will get there.

Aug. 6th, 2018 02:21 pm (UTC)
Glad your mum is doing better! Non-hallucinogenic marijuana drops (CBD oil) would help with the appetite. :) It's safe and not habit forming.
Aug. 6th, 2018 02:41 pm (UTC)
Thankyou so much, she is feeling a little brighter compared to last week and thanks for the advice.
Aug. 6th, 2018 08:11 pm (UTC)
Glad that your mum is home and I hope that she's feeling better and better as the days go by. And that's a lovely picture of our Lew. I just love imagining our lads as older and still together.
Aug. 7th, 2018 06:43 am (UTC)
Thankyou so much for your kind wishes. You are very welcome, he cheers me up every time and me too, i love the thought of them always being together no matter what.

Aug. 7th, 2018 05:36 pm (UTC)
Am very relieved at the news (Lew looks happier too 😉) and hope something can be found to help your mum's appetite back. It's also good news when we hear the NHS still works well, despite cuts, staff shortages and other nasty bits such as privatisation through the back door with private contractors allowed to win contracts to provide certain services... :(
Aug. 7th, 2018 05:44 pm (UTC)
thankyou so much, yes being home is certainly making her seem brighter though the staff were wonderful even though they work long hours, they always had my mums best interest at heart.

I love this pic of Lewis, he seems so relaxed and happy, he always cheers me up.
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