Loyal sTORIbook readers – today my family needs your prayers. My great grandmother fell yesterday. She’s 95-years-old and the doctors went ahead and said it would be good to bring the family in just in case. Her kidneys are failing and her heart is beating erratically. She is so loved by her children, grand children, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. She is an amazing woman that I just couldn’t possibly hope to do justice with words.

I was running between events yesterday when I got the call. I went to the hospital and was so glad to see that her mind was still there (she’s always been as sharp as a tack). She knew who I was and asked who was taking care of Luke. And I just told her how much I loved her and how much her great great grandson loved her.

She’s tired. At 95-years-old who wouldn’t be tired? The family is waiting now to see what the doctors say this morning. My great aunt keeps telling her, “You tell that brain of yours to turn those kidneys back on!” (My great aunt is also an amazing woman by the way).

She’s one tough cookie so it wouldn’t surprise me if she somehow pulls through. But in the meantime, we are praying. Praying for God’s Will and praying that he makes her comfortable and without pain.

Grandma with Luke, a couple weeks after being born.

Thank you everyone for your thoughts and prayers.

This is my sTORI being written as you read. – Love, Mommy Tori

14 Responses

  1. Colleen Pence

    Tori, I will definitely keep your great grandmother and your family in my prayers. She sounds like a spunky lady who is loved by so many.

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  2. Jen Hatton

    Tori – the Hatton Family is praying for your great grandmother and your whole family.

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  3. gmaj

    I sm so sorry to hear that! I love her so much, and she is very special to me! Tell her I love her. I am praying for peace for her and the family.

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    • torijohnson5

      Thank you Grandma J! I know she loves you very much too. Let me know if you want to go see her and I’ll come pick you up.

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  4. Nicole

    Tori, you and your family, especially your great grandmother, are in my thoughts and prayers. What a beautiful, radiating woman she is! I’m especially fond of the picture of the baby’s foot and her hands …… great big AWWWWWW!!!!!!!!! Get well soon, Grandma!!!!! Blessings to you all. =)
    Nicole @ Three 31
    http://nicoleandkevin.wordpress.com/

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  5. Trèsors De Luxe

    She is so lucky to have you, Luke and the family surrounding her with love, strength and care. This is such a fragile time and so much is stake…please know to stay close to her and keep talking with her trust us when we say the care from nurses and doctors will be enhanced if they see how involved you are đŸ™‚ She is in our prayers! xo ~ Tresors

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