I don't always like the answers
I also thought about all the past surgeries; what she had gone through; the preparation; the instructions. Uh-oh, had the SNF received the instructions? Did they know what the preparation entailed? It’s always better to obsess over something you might be able to do something about, don’t you think?
were on track. “Yes, we have them”, the nurse said as she quickly flipped through moms’ chart. I thanked her for her help and started to head to the dining room to meet mom and Mark for lunch when the nurse smiled and added, “As soon as our doctor gets back on Wednesday, we can implement them”. Excuse me?! I really didn't like that answer.
I wasn't sure I had heard her right and I couldn't believe we were going to do this dance again. “What?” I asked incredulously. Some of moms’ medications should have been stopped the day before and some of them were to be stopped Monday morning, there was no way I was going to wait until Wednesday to address this. Someone needed to answer to this NOW.