Well I have the unhappy news that "Dad" was placed into Hospice today. Of course we have our chins up, but it doesn't look like he's going to make it too much longer. We likely only have months with him now.
The good news is that means that we will finally
be getting some respite care!! The 'ball' has been dropped several times now with things like getting respite care, getting training on how to lift "Dad" from the bed (we've hurt us and "Dad" now thanks to this!
), and a few other things. We are hoping Hospice has it together enough to not drop the ball....or they won't like the person I will become at this stage in "Dad's" life. No one gets to do that any more, and I'm just stubborn enough to be likely the loudest squeaky wheel they've ever heard!
So hubby and I are looking forward to having a few days to sleep more than 2 hours at a time and being able to stay in bed for more than the 6 hours of broken sleep we've been getting! It'll also be interesting to sit down during an entire