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Hi all, This is Tom
We saw Eleanore today in the morning and in the afternoon. There is not much to say about the afternoon visit as she was sound asleep the whole time, but she was shifting around a little bit.
She seems to have four general states that we can tell. Eyes open and responsive, Eyes closes and responsive, light sleep and deep sleep. In the morning she was going from eyes closed to eyes open and responsive. When her eyes are open she seems to aware of what is going on but is not able to communicate at all. Today she was really looking at Eddie and cocking her head a little bit. She also opened her mouth a few times like she was trying to talk but the tongue was not moving. She was moving her left arm and left leg pretty often. When she is laying down she can put her left leg up so that her foot is flat.
When the cardiologist came in Mom was moving her legs pretty well and the doc was impressed. It seemed like she was trying hard to impress him. As far as the heart goes the cardiologist says that she is ready to be going to the next level of care. I think it is called acute care.
Ultimately she will have 10 days in a rehab unit in the hospital then she will have to go to a non-hospital affiliated one. Anna and I went and saw three, two of which we got a tour of. I think there will be some good choices for her.
Dad is doing well. He stayed at Dottie and Franks while we were visiting and he continues to be good for us and he is showing a lot of concern for his bride.
Again, thanks for all your prayers and good wished.
Anna, Eddie, and Tom
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