This is Mama on her birthday 2 years ago. I'll post a recent one as soon as my sister sends it.
My sweet mother turned 85 today. We’re so thankful to still have her in our lives as we had quite a scare last month when she ended up in ICU after a stroke. We didn’t know how things would turn out, but she’s a fighter just like her mother and came bouncing back from that pretty quick.
Not every person life-flighted to a hospital ends up coming out of there alive. I hope we don’t have another incident like this in the future, but she has dementia. The doctors say this condition weakens your blood vessels so even a small bump on the head can cause a vessel to break.
This is my mother a couple of hours before her stroke
Once in a while all seven of us and Mama get to talk on a conference call. Those are fun times but noisy with everyone laughing and talking over each other, like we do in person.
This is Mama today - age 85
And this is various family helping her celebrate. It would be impossible to list everyone here in any order that made sense, but this group includes siblings, nieces and great nephews and friends.
Happy Birthday, Mama, and many more, I hope.
Happy May Day and Beltane to those of you that celebrate that.
Thanks to everyone who reads my posts and leaves a comment. You all make me smile.