So quiet a bad day yesterday. Early afternoon B vomits a considerable amount of her feed. As she can't spit and I can't get her mouth clear have to call 111. Paramedic is prompt and clears mouth and airway but not certain about ingestion so off to hosp - wait for ambulance not bad about 1 hour. Hosp not busy but then its some 2.5 hours waiting to be seen have a chest xray and get bloods checked. All OK so going to be sent home, but as B needs ambulance lift I go home ay 8.30 to clean bed, do laundry, remake bed and eat before she arrives. 11.30 hosp rings to ask if B can enter house on stretcher - no, needs to transfer to chair. (B can't support herself or talk). Midnight comes and goes finally 12.45 ambulance control rings to say they can't find me (I thought they all used SatNav?) I finally find them in the road outside and they complain of there being no street lights (Council policy is it goes off at midnight) so I suggested if they had got there earlier it would have been on. Apparently they only had the task 45mins before - makes you wonder what happened with the hosp between 8.30 and 11.30pm! Anyway they help me get her back to bed where she falls asleep immediately exhausted and the crew and I part on good terms as I do appreciate that many things are outside their control. Finally get to bed for 2am for rise at 6am to start all over again. At least the cats sensed my stress and came and laid on my pillow for company and that helped me re-focus and remember the good times we have had and its just another thing to be getting on with.
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