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McAvoy wrote:So my Mom got a phone call a few hours ago that may have a potential kidney for her. My parents just left for the hospital so they can run tests on her to see if she is a good match. If all goes well, she will be spending the week in the hospital.
Best of luck to her and you.
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Spoke too soon. She was there for 30 minutes before the other hospital where the donor was at, told my Mom that the donor's kidneys were no good.
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McAvoy wrote:Spoke too soon. She was there for 30 minutes before the other hospital where the donor was at, told my Mom that the donor's kidneys were no good.
Sorry :(
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Fingers crossed for you, brotato.
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McAvoy wrote:Spoke too soon. She was there for 30 minutes before the other hospital where the donor was at, told my Mom that the donor's kidneys were no good.
Damn, I'm sorry. :(
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McAvoy wrote:Spoke too soon. She was there for 30 minutes before the other hospital where the donor was at, told my Mom that the donor's kidneys were no good.
Sorry, man.
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Thanks all.

Bad week overall for my parents all in all. Started off on Monday with one of their cats dying in the morning. Tuesday their fridge died and was going to be delivered on Friday. Well the new fridge was delivered severely damaged. Even the guys who delivered it left behind the old fridge in the driveway and a bunch of garbage. New fridge will be delivered tomorrow.

I have all of their food now since it wasn't going to last till Monday.

So yeah, kidney thing was just one big disappointment. Wished the other hospital in Florida where the kidney was, opened the guy up first to see what the kidney looked like before they called my Mom.
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And goodbye July, hello August.
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So sorry about your mom, McAvoy. I hope things work out.

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Stay safe, whittington!
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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Stay safe, whittington!
We're about a 2-3 hr. drive from Redding, so we're pretty safe, but thanks, Striker. Lord knows a fire could start pretty close to here any time, what with the drought and all.
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mwhittington wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Stay safe, whittington!
We're about a 2-3 hr. drive from Redding, so we're pretty safe, but thanks, Striker. Lord knows a fire could start pretty close to here any time, what with the drought and all.
All right. Good to hear on the first part, at least. Fingers and toes crossed.
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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:
mwhittington wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Stay safe, whittington!
We're about a 2-3 hr. drive from Redding, so we're pretty safe, but thanks, Striker. Lord knows a fire could start pretty close to here any time, what with the drought and all.
All right. Good to hear on the first part, at least. Fingers and toes crossed.
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mwhittington wrote: And eyes!
Sure thing, Derpy. :P
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Well, so far this month I have applied for a Computer Programming course and completed my CBT, so I can now legally ride a 125cc scooter, if I can find one affordable, ha.

The course starts in February, so it's a while away yet, but gives me time to get everything else sorted (care coordinator is leaving soon so will be discharging me in a month or two, though I'll still see the psychiatrist, and I have been referred to see a psychologist too). I have to phone the psychologist to make an appointment, and I absolutely hate talking on phones. But I have phoned them more than 2 dozen times this week and there's just no answer, so I have had to email another department, to get them to chase them up.

Apparently they don't do open-duration therapy anymore, at the first appointment we discuss what needs to be addressed, and then sign a contract for a maximum number of sessions. But better than nothing I guess.

Still, I have my CBT and hopefully college course, so all is good :)

Hope everyone else is swell.
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