Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Lake Havasu, Arizona
Uncle is coming home today, which is wonderful. As of right now he does not need the surgery, but he has to wear a neck brace and may have to upgrade to a halo if the pain gets any worse.
Bad news is that him coming home means Grandma needs everything to be perfect even though he won't even be staying with her. She had her friends at a hospice group buy him a small hospital bed (Which he won't fit on unfortunately) and had me help her get it together today. Then she wanted to do a bajillion other things even though she knows that I have to work in less than an hour now. It turned from "just let me inside and the dogs outside" to let me wash the bed, these sheets are full of pet hair, do you have a lint roller for that, I'm sorry you have a problem with me, I'm talking to my friends right now, let me go clean my portable toilet and bring it up by myself."
And she doesn't understand why I was upset. I was completely willing and able to help her move the bed inside and get it all put together. I didn't sign up for the whole clean and prep, and gossip. I closed my store again last night and didn't get to sleep until 3 this morning. then my dogs woke me up at 9 to go outside and wouldn't settle back down.
So from last tuesday to yesterday, I've work 7 days straight and have just shy of 50 hours. Not to mention i'm still working today and tomorrow before a day off. I will be working 8 days straight, half of which were late nights where I got home after 1 in the morning each time. I'm tired, and exhausted, and just want to be able to sleep without being woken up by a phone call or text or dogs needing to potty.