Oh, Dawnyal -- I'm so, so sorry to hear what your family is having to deal with now.....what a nightmare. And then to have to deal with stupid, needless bureaucratic
on top of it -- well, that just plain sucks. I am really sorry for the loss of your uncle, and I have every faith that your mother will be able to quit; people do it every day, with less pressing reasons! It's hard, but not impossible. And Jeff is going to be ok, I'm certain of it -- it's just awful that the system isn't working with him very cooperatively. Surely very soon he'll get the attention he needs, and you'll be able to put this behind you.
As for the calories -- well I don't blame you a bit! But if you can, and you feel like you can think about it, try to make sure you're eating enough protein this week. It will help you to stay focused and help you to feel stronger and more in control at a time when you need to have your wits about you and help your family.
I send you love and warm hugs, you sweetheart......it's going to get better.