Hi everyone! I am trying my BEST not to sound like some Eeyore this year but man… can life lighten up a bit, please? Dylan totals his car day 1, I get the flu day 2, and now Dad’s in ICU. Today? We discover my Aunt (the one who’s been taking care of my Dad) is losing her memory rapidly. She called my sister panicked asking where Dad was (he’s been in ICU for days and Michelle had JUST spoken to her earlier in the day).
So my poor sister Michelle (I grew up calling her Sho as a child) is having to deal with this solo. This is my sister and I have to laugh at this picture. I remember even at THAT age what happened. I swear I do. She was cradling her doll, so I told her to hold my baby doll and she did – and when she did I started crying that she took it. LOL! She glared at me. She’s put up with me a ton over the years
Here’s my vlog and Ill write more below:
A few people have urged me to go right now to Florida but I’m waiting. When I go, the kids will be going with me. This particular ICU has very limited visitation hours and only one point of contact is allowed (my sister). I want to go as soon as dad’s moved into the rehab facility (nursing home) so me and my kids can spend more time with him.
I’m making him videos. He’s talkative and everything but doesn’t make sense in what he’s talking about sometimes. No more slurred words, just silly stuff. I told my sister to call on other family members there who can handle my Aunt. We lots of cousins who can step up to the plate for her.
Earlier today I got into it with my niece who, meaning well, posted a video of my dad in his little hospital gown, frail and babbling. She didn’t mean to, but I told her I felt he would be humiliated by it. She pretty much said, “Well I like it.” So then honey badger came out unfortunately. She then called me a name and I restated my case and she removed it, but she’s not happy about it.
Oh well. I have no patience for handling people the right way right now. No filters on me. Just raw, blunt Tiff. I’m exhausted from not much sleep. Last night I woke up at 3:50 AM and posted on FB and 2 mins before, my sister had posted that she was awake, too. So you know we both freaked ourselves out – because dad had said he wouldn’t make it through the night – so we found out he was fine and chatted on the phone for an hour laughing about memories and crying to each other.
As for me, I’m working. I posted a WSO with free PLR here in case you want to check it out. And I finished my Affiliate Marketing MEGA PLR report and mapped out all 52 articles that will go with it and picked out the freebies I want to put with it.
I’m so sleepy. I outsourced the toy blogs for now because I don’t want to get behind – and I figure her part can be writing about the facts and my own part will be to add personalization to it. I don’t want to get behind. The blog is picking up slow steam with keyword traffic.
I like something Alice Seba and Scott Stratten were Tweeting about today. Scott said something about being annoyed with some people’s Tweets and then realizing HE followed THEM. He talked about how we allow noise in. So true! It made me have a mini aha moment. He’s right! We allow people to make us feel insignificant, stupid, annoyed, whatever. We have the option to separate ourselves from it at any time.
I’m so sleepy. I think I’ll go take a bath and nod off for a bit.