My mom has been in and out of the hospital for the last couple of weeks (3 days in, 2 days out, 10 days in). Heart problems, high blood pressure, etc. Then, of course, while in hospital---slight lung infection/pneumonia. Both arms red and swollen and painful from IVs. They wanted to keep her 6 more days just to give her IV antibiotics for her lungs. Yesterday she said 'enough is enough' and told them 'no more IVs and no more poking and prodding. Talked the doctor into oral antibiotics. He warned her they might not work, but she's taking her chances. The longer she stayed in the hospital, the sicker she seemed to get!
So she 'sprung' herself yesterday and I drove the 'get-away' car. Her dogs were SO excited to see her (and she, them)
Here's hoping the oral antibiotics do their job.