Update on Mum.

Thursday, 6 March 2008
Today has been a very bad day. My mum basically said that she didn't want to fight anymore and wanted to end it all. By the time I got there she was screaming that she didn't want me there as she'd said goodbye to me and didn't want me anymore. I knew it had to be bad when my dad phoned me in tears. She had been very aggressive towards him and he was scared to leave her alone for a minute as she'd tried to grab her tablets and take them all at once.

With my help he spoke to the doctors and managed to get an appointment at the local psychiatric hospital for 6pm this evening. I have to admit that I couldn't go as I was scared they would admit her.

They have arranged for the home support team to come round everyday and support my dad and take over her care and medication. They can also take her to the day centre where they have classes in things such as relaxation that can help with her recovery.

Thank you all for you kind messages and support, they are much appreciated.

10 comments:

  1. Nikki said...:

    I am so sorry to hear about this. I hope your Mum can get the help she need soon and that you can find the strength you need to get through this and be there for her when she needs you.(((((HUGS)))))
    Nikki x

  1. Hels said...:

    Oh sweetie, sounds like you are having a rough time of it...thinking of you and I do so hope that they can find someway to help your dear Mum...take care...hugs xxHels SBS12

  1. Dawn said...:

    I am very sorry that you are going through this and wanted to let you know that your "cyber" sister is thinking about you. (((hugs)))

    SBS12

  1. Han said...:

    Sorry to hear about your mum you sound like excellent support for your dad - be strong xx

  1. Suzanne said...:

    Be strong for dad big hugs Sue :o)

  1. NattyK said...:

    So sorry to hear about your mum Sarah, it must be very hard for you to see your mum like that. I hope she gets help soon and you and your dad can love and support each other. x

  1. Miss Moon said...:

    Aw Sarah, I'm so sorry to hear this. Sending you, and your Mum & Dad, huge huge(((hugs))) Hope things improve for you very soon.

    Liz x

  1. Michelle said...:

    Sorry to hear about your mum Sarah. I hope she finds the strength to accept the support and starts to feel better soon. Best wishes to you and your dad at this hard time. Not that it will help much but you have won some of my PIF candy, if you could send me your address, I will get it sent out to you as soon as possible :0)

  1. Jo said...:

    So sorry to hear you're having such a rough time Sarah....hope things start to improve for you soon :) On a separate note, you've won my PIF so if you'd like to send me your name and address details (my e-mail link is in my profile), I'll sort something out for you x

  1. Hi Sarah, Just to let you know i am thinking of you and your dad. I feel for your mum, sometimes it is so hard when you suffer from depression as it is an illness that some people do not understand and can be so lonely for the person going through it and for the people around them. Stay strong Maria x

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