I am now in the office yay! Have nicely written out my "to do" list and this year I vow to make every day's "to do" list DIFFERENT! ha ha ie, get the job done on the same day! I also resolve to cut out the long lunches and the long teas...and also to read more and also to pray on time (a yearly resolution!)
We came back from Kluang last night! WOW what an amazing weekend! We met our latest nephew, Muhammad Rizq Zafran, at 11 days old a very tiny tiny baby who sleeps all the time.
Then we went to see my brother in law FIRDAUS at his new boarding house, and guess what?? He has spoken! 5 years ago, after his first admission to the hospital Permai in Johor, he came out of it completely silent. Refused to speak. And one month with Mrs Aru, she rushed out to tell us when we arrived, he is now speaking! And apparently he confided in her everything! Firdaus rupanye all he needed was a caring person who is not his mom, his dad or his pushy sister in law!(we all did ask the same questions she did but he would just walk away ) . Mrs Aru said he was writing out the ayat qursi and then she said recite it Firdaus and after one week he recited it out loud! At the gate when we went in, when Mrs A had told us he speaks, he said something to Abah (he wanted to come home) and we all wanted to faint. In fact one of my sisters in law who got married way after that said that was the first time she has ever heard his voice!! WOW! And as we were led to the visitors' area, I took the opportunity to grill this Mrs Aru. She came across as a very kind lady who really cared for her residents. I asked her about his routine, I asked her about how many residents there were, and ratio to staff, she used to be a kindy principal so she knew about dealing with people whose needs resemble children more than us.
However, I think we should all still watch over Firdaus and I told her I had checked her centre out with the ministries at which she got a bit defensive he he. But I told her we didn't know her then and we were only being prudent. Firdaus complained he's not getting enough to eat, (Firdaus! COmplained! Wow!) and I mentioned to dad, hubs, sister in law, whoever cared to listen , that I takut they would ration the food regardless of the fact that with what everyone pays them to be there the money should be enough and food should be abundant. So we should keep on taking care of Firdaus and not leave it to the centre although I aknowledge Mrs A is fantastic for getting his confidence! Apparently Firdaus confided that something had happened to him when he was at the Hospital that made him refused to speak..what ye??
Mak didn't come because some relatives were going to come to the house but when we went home, she cried to hear the news!
That pretty much was the highlight of the weekend lah. To wrap the evening all three families then had dinner at Singgah Selalu restaurant at JB
Came home yesterday, then rushed to go to former Ketua Pengarah's anak's wedding. Then came home, finally can rest. Then heard from old old friend that his dad had passed away..al fatehah...
Now time to clear that to do list!
Have a good day everyone!