Our daughter Christina is at our house recovering from gallbladder surgery. She had it on Thursday. I never dreamed we’d be making a trip to the emergency room last night. We planned on watching a movie at home.
After Mass we went to a nearby restaurant to eat and as soon as we were in the parking lot, Amanda started complaining of a severe pain in the middle of her chest. She cried hard and her face turned red from crying so much. We only went a short distance when my husband pulled over so she could throw up. She didn’t and continued home. We decided to take Amanda to the emergency room because she was experiencing severe pain. She had X-rays and blood tests and etc. done. Everything came back normal. She felt better and after she was given medication in her IV, we returned home at 11:00 p.m.
The doctor said with my mother having her gallbladder removed plus two of our five daughters having theirs removed, Amanda could have had a gallstone that passed thru causing her pain. It is hereditary. My mother-in-law also had gallstones. I’m taking her sometime as an outpatient for an ultrasound to see if we can rule out gallstones. I need to call and schedule it tomorrow. I also need to take Sara to get new ear molds made for her hearing aids later this week. Will be a busy week!
I’m making a few revisions to my Amish romance and looking forward to sharing the cover for it. Yes, I have a fantastic cover for it and several author friends have seen it. A wonderful friend is going to edit it for me so I’m hoping to have it published this summer. With scoring and taking care of a family, I haven’t had as much time to get writing projects done. I need to find a quiet spot in our house to work.
Off to make strawberry pies for Sunday dinner. I use my mother’s Frisch’s recipe. Not sure if I ever shared it so here it is.
Frisch’s Strawberry Pie
1 crust, baked
3/4 c. sugar
1 c. water
2 1/4 T. Corn starch
Boil until thick.
Add 1/2 box strawberry jello.
Cool a little, add your fruit. Put whipped cream on.
If you have raspberry you can use 1/2 box of raspberry jello. Also some of my family prefer a graham crust and some like a regular pie crust.