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    I really didn't know where to post this - on Saturday we think my sister had a slight stroke but she was alone so no one found this out till Sunday morning when I went over her house to see her (I tried calling her house all day Saturday but I didn't get no answer - which is not unusual- as I thought she might of been over her son's house which I didn't have the telephone number). Anyway, when I got over there Sunday, I really wanted to take her to the hospital, but she refused to go said it was too late for them to do anything, so I called my husband and he couldn't say anything to her to make her go, so I stayed with her all that day and Monday- (luckily, I had a couple of changes of clothes and misc items over her house so I didn't have to go home and get anything!) anyway, I went to work Tuesday and that night I came back over to check on her she seem ok, so I went home, told my husband I was packing another bag because I didn't have any clean clothes left over there and after work on Wednesday I was going to spend the night with her, well, Wednesday morning, she had either another stroke or a heart attack or something. but luckily someone was with her and they called 911 and then me they took her to the hospital, they ran tests on her but everything came back ok and they discharged her- she had an appointment with her family doctor the next day (yesterday) and she told them what happened and he said if you had a heart attack it was "stress" and being female and its different then being male--when she told me that I just about blew my top! She is ok for now, we know she has got to change her life style, her daughter who doesn't give a f----- about her or her children told her mother that if she had a heart attack or stroke that she would still be in the hospital and that she just wanted attention from everyone. She did come by and picked up her daughter and took her who knows where and thankfully her grandson is with his nurse (he is special needs- and they just love him to death- I just got off the phone with them a few minutes ago and said if you can keep him tonight that would be great and bring him home tomorrow morning and I will be there all day, if not then I will come tonight and spend the night and watch them from after work till tomorrow.
    sorry this is so long but I am greatful that she is better, but I had to get all of this off my chest about her daughter -- there is a lot more with her but I don't won't to go into detail to it too depressing for me!!

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    I am so sorry to hear this...
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    • #3
      I hope everything works out ok!

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      • #4
        Your sister is very fortunate to have you.

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        Donna
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        • #5
          I am so glad you are able to be with her at this time.
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          • #6
            My sister is doing a lot better now just thought I let you all know. I stayed with her all day Saturday and a half of day Sunday. (had to go home to get ready for the work week- washing, cleaning, etc). Plus found out that she is going to have a friend come down from Houston early this morning- was suppose to be last night but with the storms that we had I think she postponed it till today, and anyway she is going to stay with her till the end of this week. I took her to the store - against my better judgement-but she wanted to get out of the house; so I made her ride in a cart; and we bought her some frozen foods that she can cook for her and her grandchildren.
            I made her call our Mom, as she was the only one who didn't know as she has been sick herself and I think this is how her friend found out that she had her stroke. Either way, I'm thankful for her getting in touch with her.

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