Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Dad in hospital again..........



My dad is in hospital again with Pneumonia Sunday night my sister Sandra had to talk mum into ring the ambos for dad as he was unable to breath at first he thought it was serious asthma attack and didn't want to go to hospital. It was the second night he had trouble breathing but nothing was helping, so Sandra thought he needed to go to hospital. 

At the hospital he was placed in a normal A & E bed but needed to pee so the nurse brought him a bottle so he could pee but trying to do so took so much out of him and made it so hard to breath that mum called the nurse in who took one look at him and ran off to fetch someone else to help him. He was then moved into the intensive care area of the A & E where a nurse was with him the whole time till he was moved to a ward. 

He should be in hospital for a number of days again, I know it is frustrating going to A & E but sometimes it is the best place for you. I worry about my dad a lot lately, as he is forever fighting chest infections and lung infections and Pneumonia.

Also last night just as I was thinking I would go to bed my niece Kelli rang and asked if I would be able to drive her and Daemon over to the hospital, he was sick throwing up and she rang the after hours GP who said to take him over. However she had left her car seat in Jono's car and had no way to get there so she rang me, of course I went and picked them up and dropped them off at the hospital. 

She told me this morning they ended up leaving the hospital without being seen as Daemon improved and was acting like nothing was wrong, of course when they got home he started throwing up again but today he is doing much better.

27 comments:

Ricki Treleaven said...

I hope everyone gets well soon! Pneumonia is scary.

About the horse show: Before Shelley's class, two girls were thrown from their horses at the same area of the arena. One didn't get up for several seconds. It made me weak in the knees!!!

Joanne said...

Oh Jo-Anne I am so sorry your Dad is in the hospital. I pray he gets better and comes home soon.
Blessings, Joanne

Susan Cooper said...

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope he gets better soon. :-)

Anonymous said...

hope your dad recovers soon. it sounds like hospital is the best place for him atm. kids always recover quickly don't they? Fran

Chatty Crone said...

I hope your dad gets better soon - it is rough to have that when you get older. Sandie

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

It is scary and dad seems to get it a lot lately.
Being thrown is my big fear with horses

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Thank you

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

I appreciate that Susan

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Yes hospital is the best place for him, he just doesn't like being there.

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Yes it is rough and I hate seeing my dad so sick.

diane b said...

Sorry to hear about sickness in your family. I hope they can help your dad get properly better.

Kristy said...

Hope your dad will be on the mend. Hope you are well also.

whiteangel said...

So sorry to read about your dad, so I hope he soon gets well. My dad is in hospital has been for a week now.

Janie Junebug said...

I'm very sorry about your dad.

Love,
Janie

CWMartin said...

Sometimes it seems like your family plays wheel of fortune to see who gets sick next. I'll be praying for the both of them.

LittleMyoo said...

I hope everyone gets better soon!!!

-andi

Cheryl said...

Hope everyone is feeling better, Your poor dad.

That's odd about Daemon. Feeling better and then getting sick again. Did he have to go back to the hospital or did it turn around again?

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Went and saw dad this morning and he was looking much better he is out of bed and getting around

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Thank you dad is doing much better and me well I am pretty good

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Sorry to hear about your dad, mine is doing much better he looked ok this morning he was out of bed playing with his phone when we got there

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Thank you

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Yeah it is like that when you are part of a large family, thank you for your prayers

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Dad is doing better, Daemon not so much

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Dad is doing better, Daemon and Kelli (his mum) spent most of yesterday at the hospital he is still not very good.

Shelly said...

My prayers are with your dad for a speedy recovery~

Tabitha said...

Prayers for your dad and family!

mare ball said...

Oh my, I empathize w/ you helping your dad, as you know I'm helping my folks. The elderly are so fragile. Everything upsets their weak system. I hope he continues to improve. Glad the little one is OK!

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