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The Worst Thing Today

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nona
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Post by nona » Thu January 21st, 2010, 9:33 pm

my prayers are with you and your family. Hope everything goes well and gets to come home soon.

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Post by Madeleine » Fri January 22nd, 2010, 12:18 pm

Oh no, hope you get some more positive news soon.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri January 22nd, 2010, 6:48 pm

EC: sorry to hear that, my thoughts are with you and your family!

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Post by Vanessa » Fri January 22nd, 2010, 7:20 pm

Thinking of you, EC. I hope your dad makes a good recovery.
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Post by Anna Elliott » Fri January 22nd, 2010, 9:28 pm

So sorry to hear about your dad, EC. Sending thoughts and prayers to all of you.

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Post by boswellbaxter » Fri January 22nd, 2010, 10:20 pm

Sorry to hear that, EC. Hope he and the rest of you are doing OK.
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Post by EC2 » Fri January 22nd, 2010, 10:33 pm

Thanks for the good wishes folks.
Went to visit him today - a five hour round trip. He's in the rehab unit now and with any luck will be home by the middle of next week. He had a stroke a couple of years back and this looks like a seizure following on from that point, which will mean more medication and monitoring. He's making a decent recovery - he's not quite firing in all cylinders, but pretty good. He's to have another brain scan Monday to decide whether it was a stroke or a seizure, and the occupational therapist wants to make sure he's able to make tea and toast as part of the monitoring of the recovery process. Dad is indignant. Of course he can he says! It's tough for him. Having to give up driving for good is the hardest thing he'll have to come to terms with as he recovers, and I can see a lot of angst and grumping about that over the next few weeks.

Vanessa - bum on the card cloning. Might it have happened at a petrol station? They're renown for being dodgy.
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For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by Miss Moppet » Fri January 22nd, 2010, 10:58 pm

Wishing your dad a speedy recovery, EC. It sounds like he is being well looked after. I remember the tea and toast thing from when a relative of mine was in hospital a few years ago.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun January 31st, 2010, 1:15 am

Update on my father: I talked to him today, he says the doctor told him he has 3 to 6 months left. Sigh :(

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Post by Divia » Sun January 31st, 2010, 1:49 am

I"m sorry SM. :(
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