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Hi Gramma Ray, I remember you! <3

February 7th, 2016 at 05:36 pm

Words that melted my heart yesterday!

Backing up just a hair...DD1 caregives for her hubs step-grandfather. He has alzheimers. He fell Friday and fractured his pelvis. He does not do well with change in his environment and was very confused when he was admitted to the hospital- so DD1 spent the night with him to provide whatever familiarity and comfort that she could. (Have I mentioned how VERY PROUD I am of this girl?) Her only request, a coffee Saturday morning...

I was keeping her company at the hospital when DD2 showed up with lil Z. He looked at me and said, HI GRAMMA RAY, I REMEMBER YOU! Do you still have your doggie? Awwwww... a few minutes later he said- Gramma Ray, why do you keep hugging me and giving me kisses?? lol. He wanted to just sit on my lap and listen to stories about when he was "little"...cause, in his words, he is a BIG BOY now...age 5. And handsome, I might add. Then he said, I just want to stay here forever...but we reminded him that he would miss his mommy and gramma. He said I have 3 mommies...and pointed to DD2 and me and said his mommas name. AWww....

Sadly, his visit was brief since we were at the hospital and grampa was not doing so good. But I cant describe what that lil visit from Z did to this gramma's heart.

My back and arm are a little better this morning, which I am so happy about. I actually feel like getting up and doing things today- and after a week of being in pain, my house needs attention and I have a couple of projects from work that I need to spent tima on. And I need to pick up some groceries to ensure I take lunches and make dinners all week! And, and, and... how far behind you can get in a week!

7 Responses to “Hi Gramma Ray, I remember you! ”

  1. Ima saver Says:

    That is so sweet!

  2. laura Says:


    So sweet. Thank you for sharing that. What a nice way to start my Sunday! Smile

  3. mjrube94 Says:

    That's great! So happy for you and your D! Hope grandpa turns the corner.

  4. Petunia 100 Says:

    What a sweet story. Smile

  5. creditcardfree Says:

    Sounds like that was a fantastic visit for both of you!!

  6. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    Awww! Tears in my eyes. He will carry all this love deep within all his life. Even if somehow he forgets, the love will still be doing its magic.

  7. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I'm so glad you got that little boost of Z'love!

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