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The Worst Thing Today

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Fri September 9th, 2011, 5:20 pm

Thanks everyone!

Brenna: they took the packing out two days after the surgery and the splints two days ago.

Vanessa: That's about all I've been able to do is watch movies, so Harm and I have been watching all the Harry Potter movies we have.

I'm going to try to read today.

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Ludmilla
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Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Fri September 9th, 2011, 11:11 pm

I am hoping my bad things stick with two and don't throw me a third.

I just got off the phone with my husband who is working on west coast with me and kids at home in the east. He hasn't been feeling right for a few weeks now and his co-workers had noticed some changes for which they expressed concern. He was home Labor Day weekend and I also felt like he wasn't himself. His co-workers persuaded him to see a doctor today and he discovered he's had a stroke (they are still running tests on him).

My recent mammogram showed an abnormality, and I have a biopsy scheduled next week. Good news is that radiologist thinks it is benign, but we need to confirm with the biopsy. I am same age my mother was when her breast cancer began, so it is disconcerting. I am not going to worry until I have something to worry about. At this point I am more concerned about my husband.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat September 10th, 2011, 12:31 am

Very worrisome, Ludmilla. But I like your attitude. Half of the misery we suffer is over things that turn out to be not so awful after all.

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Brenna
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Postby Brenna » Sat September 10th, 2011, 7:38 pm

Ludmilla- I am so sorry! I hope you and your husband both meet with some good news soon and get on the mend! Thoughts and prayers coming your way!
Brenna

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EC2
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Postby EC2 » Sat September 10th, 2011, 9:00 pm

Oh Ludmilla, that's a double whammy! :( At least you're both having treatment. Hope everything turns out okay for both of you!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Sun September 11th, 2011, 3:03 am

Praying for you and and your husband, Ludmilla.

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Sun September 11th, 2011, 11:10 am

Thinking of you, Ludmilla. It sounds like a mini-stroke so your husband should make a good recovery - hope so. And I hope your results are negative - the majority of lumps and bumps are benign.
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Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & The Travelling Bag by Susan Hill
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Mon September 12th, 2011, 8:57 am

Hope you and your husband get some good, positive news soon, hope everything is OK with all your tests, for both of you.
Currently reading "The Silent Companions" by Laura Purcell & The Travelling Bag by Susan Hill

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon September 12th, 2011, 5:04 pm

Good thoughts coming your way Ludmilla!

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Postby DianeL » Mon September 12th, 2011, 11:55 pm

More well(ness) wishes to add to all, Ludmilla. May all the doctors find you and your spouse to be a total bore.
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