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3/22 Update
Thursday, March 22, 2012      6 comments

Daddy was taken out of isolation this afternoon and moved back to his room. The nose swab result was negative. I am hoping this is good news but when I saw daddy yesterday, he was sleeping and according to nurses, that was all he was doing.... Read more
What will happen next?
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      10 comments

Last Saturday was such a good day--daddy was hungry and eating everything, he was awake and alert, knew everyone and chatted with all of us. His ankles were their normal, skinny size (he only weighs 126--had lost 10 lbs). His nails were pink--no... Read more
3/16 daddy and dh update
Saturday, March 17, 2012      8 comments

Late Friday afternoon daddy was sent back to the Village. Because he has mersa (some type of staff infection) he is in isolation for 5 or 7 days from last Thursday to finish a treatment, will continue antibiotics for pneumonia, and then see how... Read more
3/15 update
Thursday, March 15, 2012      6 comments

Last night daddy was moved to a private room and this morning he seemed much better. He was a little more alert, ate a good breakfast and lunch (more than he has eaten for several days) and when he is awake is just a little more talky. Conside... Read more
3/14 6 a.m. update
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      9 comments

Daddy is in CCU in the hospital with severe pneumonia. Called already this morning and he did have a good night (considering he was put in a room about midnight). Thanks for all the prayers and concerns. Will update more when I can.... Read more
Tuesday night 3/13
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      5 comments

Just got a call from brother that daddy is at the ER cause his heart rate dropped. They are going to give him some heart meds through an IV and then send him back to the Village. Please pray that it is God's will. We know that daddy has given... Read more
March 10 update
Saturday, March 10, 2012      7 comments

This morning, dh and I went to see daddy. We got there about 9:15 and he was awake and sitting in the common area. I tried to talk to him, telling him about our son's good news (job promotion) and other things going on, asked him some question... Read more
Daddy Update 3/1
Thursday, March 01, 2012      10 comments

Today dh and I went to see daddy before lunch. Have to time visit when he is through with therapy and before lunch as he takes a nap after lunch. It was a short visit but he seems to be doing fairly well. He does seem a little better mentally... Read more
Early Phone Call
Friday, February 24, 2012      6 comments

This past week, dh and I have been dog sitting our dd's dogs (5 of them--all house dogs--German Shepherd, 2 Cockier Spaniels, miniature poodle, and another small dog-mutt) and 1 and 2 of the granddaughters as her father-in-law was in the hospita... Read more
Doctor finally called
Thursday, February 16, 2012      5 comments

This afternoon we finally heard back for the dr office. Instead of a cardiologist, we need a vascular dr. Ashley has some narrowing of the arteries and she wants a second opinion and possible treatment would be medication. I can live with tha... Read more
Good Day turned Confusing
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      5 comments

Today my husband and I went to see daddy and he was awake for a short visit. He talked with sense most of the time and he stood and helped the nurse when he got out of his wheelchair and into his recliner. I was so happy to see him move his fe... Read more
Last Appt for this week--I hope
Thursday, February 09, 2012      8 comments

This morning, we (siblings and I) met with reps from the Village about Daddy's Care Plan. Sister was primed and ready with her "list" of concerns but first they told us what was going on, etc, etc. I noticed that over half her concerns were di... Read more
@nd Dr. Appointment for Daddy
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      5 comments

Today we took daddy back to the surgeon. It was a very short visit with him but took a long time to accomplish a 5-min meeting. The report was good--everything is healing great--come back in 2 months. The end. Sister was not happy as s... Read more
February 6
Monday, February 06, 2012      8 comments

This morning we took daddy to his primary care doctor. It was informative for us (3 children) and some of our concerns were answered and we felt better about some. His feet do have a pulse and as long as he is sitting with his feet down, the s... Read more
February 2
Thursday, February 02, 2012      5 comments

I haven't posted lately cause I was beginning to think if I posted things were better, the next day they were worst and I was jinxing the improvements. I don't know how to describe how things are going--they are going. Daddy now has a sore on ... Read more

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