pandemo (pandemo) wrote,

Sisterly Exchange, Confusion Abounds

On May 25, 2016, at 7:01 AM, Tonia Begonia wrote:

Let me know how your appt goes today.  I'm still looking at June 10-13 to be in Rochester.  My eldest is trying to come too if she can get off work.

Love and miss you!

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On Jun 8, 2016, at 5:31 PM, Pandemo wrote:

I got the brace off my thumb today… onward to physical therapy -  He said, “Do you still have a whirlpool?  That would be very good for it.”  He later added as he left, “Use the heck out of it.” (meaning the thumb, not the whirlpool) Currently, it will barely bend and had trouble with the weight of a full 8 oz. glass of milk.  I quickly switched hands.  I did NOT want to try to clean milk out of the living room carpet.

He put today’s best view ex-ray up against the one from two weeks ago, where healing had barely started — it was remarkable.  There still is a bit of line there, but nothing like it was.

On Jun 9, 2016, at 6:21 AM, Tonia Begonia wrote:

Yay!  So glad to here you are moving in the right direction.

I'm sorry to hear about Aunt Joan's passing, such a lovely person.  She will be missed by many. I was hoping to swing thru and see her either on my way north or south but I'm too late.  Will you plan to attend funeral? I'm not sure what I'll do yet.

We still plan to make this trip.  We plan to arrive in Rochester Saturday afternoon.

I hope it works out to see you...somehow.

Lots of love,


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On Jun 9, 2016, at 9:59 PM, Pandemo wrote:

I just had a heart to heart with Lou.  I am busy exercising my thumb.  As I was talking to her, I mentioned that MY ANKEL had swollen up again.  She read me the riot act.  NOBODY told me to support the ankle.  I took a second fall two days later (not as damaging, but the point is, I was constantly having it give out on me, but did not realize that I should have been icing it/wrapping it and needed to do so for 4-6 MONTHs if I didn't want to spend the rest of my life not knowing if I could count on it bearing weight at any one time, or not.

I thought that since the thumb was the worst, and was now operational, that the leg should have been better, too.  Didn't even think to tell the dr. how often it was NOT there for me.

Lou and Ran are going to Rushville to the funeral 2 pm. Sunday.  So are Chuck and Bon, I believe.

On Jun 9, 2016, at 9:08 PM, Tonia Begonia wrote:

I'm sorry about your ankle:(
What are your plans?

On Jun 9, 2016, at 9:41 PM, Pandemo wrote (BCC: Poopsie Lou):

Tomorrow, I'll talk with my doctor (or his nurse.)  Whatever he recommends, I'll do.  I'm doing the second icing for 20 min. on it as I type.  It felt much better after the first time!  (I like no pain, or decreased pain, without medications.)  Lou said if I could get to them, they'd take me to Ohio with them.  I doubt I can hold up for that long.

YEah! the buzzer!

On Jun 9, 2016, at 9:55 PM, Poopsie Lou wrote:

I've is your new best friend

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On Jun 9, 2016, at 10:24 PM, Pandemo wrote:

What?  Are you channeling Mom?  I don't know what you mean...

On Jun 10, 2016, at 12:22 PM, Poopsie Lou wrote:

Darn auto correct.  ICE is your new best friend😊
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