Thread: Respite
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Old 09-21-2005, 07:15 AM   #5
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Re: Respite

Hi Sally,

Glory be!!!!!!!!!!!!! You are free!!!!!!!!!! You are on holiday!!!!!!!!!

MIL is safe from harm and from herself (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) and thanks to you! I'd like to be a fly on the wall to see how MIL is doing.

Good for you, girlfriend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I agree with Martha's analysis of FIL's motives, but I see an additional wrinkle. I think he feels with MIL in the house, he can come home again. That's it in a nutshell - he planned to come home. With the house empty, sold, rented, or with BIL's lot in residence, he's stuck in the NH for the rest of his days. If your family moves away, the caring people will be gone. That's sad. Even though he's made himself a royal pain, that's sad. But for 2 weeks - that's his business!

Can ACAT over-rule the family about MIL's care and safety if BIL tries to cause trouble? Love that C said MIL would have to live with BIL! Wouldn't you like to see L's face if she ever gets that news??!!

Sounds like you've done well in the post-imposter clean-up and clean-out. Spread out in the house for the next little while and enjoy the elbow room!

Hugs of happiness! Barbara

p.s. how did she do the first night?? Call and ask - they expect that!

Last edited by BarbaraH; 09-21-2005 at 11:58 AM.