ginnyde Posted June 19, 2004 Share Posted June 19, 2004 My friends, My darling Earl is not doing well. No aches, no pains thank God. Just kind of no Earl. I don't know how else to explain it. He is eating well, which is good news. His breathing is mostly fine. He gets out of breathe sometimes. He looks sad almost all of the time. His eyes have lost not only the wonderful twinkle that I loved, they seem to have no life in them at all. He is so weak, so unsteady on his feet and so unsure of every move. He only gets up out of bed once, about 2:00 pm, comes down the steps on his backside and stays either in his recliner or on the couch until I help him back up at 8:00. He has basically become incontinent and doesn't seem to mind. I am sad beyond belief. He was such a vital, smart, smart, fun man. He is a shell of his old self and damnit, there is nothing I can do to help him. I can only love him, feed him, give him his meds and take care of him. I am sorry to be such a downer, it is usually not my style. And yes, tomorrow is another day and hope still springs eternal. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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