In my previous post, I designated Saturday March 26th, (“Make your own Holiday” day) "Mom is out of ICU and soon to be home again Day". And it was the perfect designation. Mom did indeed come home from the hospital last Saturday.
After learning just how critical a low sodium level can be, we are now more aware of watching salt intake – not just too much but also to make sure it is enough. We learned this issue a hormonal one and more often affects older women. Once she received enough sodium - slowly over two days - she returned to her old self and was ready to head home – with a much wiser family in tow!
Additionally, our snow is just about all gone and all the daffodils Jim carefully planted for me last fall are finally breaking through the ground!! Spring has sprung in Minnesota!!