Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ugh.

Group was haaaaaaaaaaaaaaard today.  Some weeks it’s like that – so much RELEVANT stuff comes up from everyone, and it takes a lot of processing time.  Ugh. But I finally got my “personal statement describing the way in which your … Continue reading

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Gordy, Monday 30th; and Caity jumps through more hoops

WELL!!  In the words of my dear sister in law, “Super Nurse”, “Gordy’s neurological status is amazingly intact”.  He’s moved from the ICU to the cardiac ward (one of the cardiac wards, I should say – Royal Adelaide is a … Continue reading

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Gordy Day 5… and the rain

First, to Gordy – he’s got pneumonia.  Thursday night was not good – Eunju was exhausted and very upset that the antibiotics weren’t working as quickly as she’d hoped, and Gordy was frustrated that he had to go back to … Continue reading

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Gordy, Day 3

Hard to believe that it’s only the third day since Gordy’s cardiac event… here’s the latest update. He’s still in the ICU, but is breathing without the respirator.  He broke his partial plate when he fell and aspirated a tooth … Continue reading

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Not much of an update on Gordy, but…

He’s holding on.  Last update I had, the ICU doctors had warmed him back up from the therapeutic hypothermia, and were considering reducing the sedation this afternoon to see if he could breathe on his own.  Eunju (Super Nurse!) was … Continue reading

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Hoping for good news….

“Caity? It’s Mum… I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news about your brother…” Those are the words I woke up to at eight o’clock this morning.  Swimming up to the surface, fearing the worst, but so relieved to hear “He’s … Continue reading

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And UP through the flaming hoops!

Well it’s been an interesting day! Firstly, I went out to the university for my appointment with the Disabilities Resources Coordinator.  She was very helpful, but I’m sort of doing things in the wrong order – it was better to … Continue reading

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Crump in a hump on her rump…

…as my Dad would say.  That was me, VERY undignified, at the shopping mall earlier this afternoon.  Thought I’d just pop over there while it was quiet (Sunday arvo is usually a good time, provided you don’t mind some things … Continue reading

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In which our heroine feels OLD.

So.  I’m off to see the Disability Support Officer at the University of Southern Queensland on Monday… I have dug out my HSC [Higher School Certificate, the mark I’ll probably still need to show to get into uni…] (first time … Continue reading

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