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Author:  Cindy
E-mail:  not available
Date:  11/9/2008 10:23:20 PM
Subject:  Re: Mamie
Message:  Hi Everyone,

I would like to formally introduce myself. My name is Cindy and was Ms. Newbury's nurse on Saturday and Sunday. I have had the pleasure to meet her son, daughter-in-law, Judy and Larry. I must say she is truly loved by everyone. I would love to share with everyone my experience with Ms. Newbury the last two days. On Saturday was my first day taking care of Ms. Newbury in ICU, I can honestly say I was extremely concerned after hearing her son and daughter-in-law express their concerns to me. Although I was trying to get Ms. Newbury to talk to me, she would not. It was hard for me to except that just a couple of days before I took care of her she was talking and eating. This went on for the remainder of my shift. Today, however, Ms. Newbury really put a smile on my face :) and tears in my eyes. It was around 6pm, close to the end of my shift. Ms. Newbury started talking to me. She asked me to help her get out of the bed to use the restroom. I told her she was too weak and I was afraid she was going to fall. She winked at me and told me, "I am not going to fall, you'll see" still hesitant and afraid, I helped her out of bed. She held on with all her might! I was shocked on how strong Ms. Newbury really is! I was by her side asking her, Are you okay? and she would say, "I am fine, thank you so much, thank you so much" After she finished, I assisted her back in bed. My eyes started tearing as I looked into hers and realized this is Ms. Newbury, the fiesty, the strong, young lady everyone I met this weekend has been talking about. She's back!! As I was leaving the room, I asked Ms.Newbury if she needed anything else and she promptly and politely responded, "No, Thank You. YOU SEE I TOLD YOU I COULD DO IT!" (Wow, I taught....I want to be just like her when I grow up!). We smiled at each other and she gave me a WINK! I knew then Ms. Newbury is and will always be "ONE SPECIAL LADY". I would like to take this time to thank her family and all her friends for giving me the priviledge to take care of "Mamie".

 Mamie by Sue Ann at 11/8/2008 4:52:20 PM
 Re: Mamie by Bree Wilson Stone at 11/8/2008 5:23:12 PM
 Re: Mamie by Karen R  at 11/8/2008 5:49:40 PM
 Re: Mamie by larry larry at 11/8/2008 6:08:10 PM
 Re: Mamie by Ginny G.  at 11/8/2008 6:18:27 PM
 Re: Mamie by susie g at 11/8/2008 7:08:11 PM
 Re: Mamie by aussiedave at 11/8/2008 8:25:15 PM
 Re: Mamie by Lib at 11/8/2008 8:40:04 PM
 Re: Mamie by Egbert at 11/9/2008 12:48:39 AM
 Re: Mamie by Cindy at 11/9/2008 10:23:20 PM
 THANK YOU... by Ginny G.  at 11/9/2008 10:31:33 PM
 Re: THANK YOU... by Lib at 11/10/2008 7:39:44 AM
 Re: Mamie by BillP at 11/9/2008 4:15:32 AM
 Re: Mamie by Doug at 11/9/2008 11:48:08 PM