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Old 07-31-2015, 11:26 AM   #31
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Wishing you DW a very speedy recovery.

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Old 07-31-2015, 09:58 PM   #32
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Prayers and fingers crossed for your DW. Long ago my mom passed out from a heart attack while in the bathroom, and my dad had a 6th sense too like you did. He just knew something was wrong. He got to her barely in time, it was a close one. There's something wondrous about that kind of sensing something is wrong with a loved one. I hope you keep us updated.

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Old 08-02-2015, 07:06 AM   #33
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Here's an update for all my friends here on DC. DW is still with us. Her peripheral blood flow is good, her heart is good, ct-scans show that there is no brain damage. Her kidneys are partially working, and there is no sign of infection any more. She hasn't fully awakened yet, but has had her eyes partially opened, and has blinked a few times yesterday. She also tried to swallow a few times, and her forehead was tensed while the neurologist was tapping her in various places to elicit a reflex response.

I at times feel strong and completely together, and then, just completely fall apart for no apparent reason.

This is hard, so very hard. I know your prayers have helped her, and the prayers of so many other people, some who I have never met or communicated with, even on the internet. I have friends who live near the hospital who are letting me stay at their home. I am rich in love and support, and am not afraid to say that I am rich in the love of my Heavenly Father. These things are helping to sustain both DW, and me.

Thank you all for your support. I wish I could think of some truly great recipe or technique to give to you in appreciation. But I'm not quite back to that level of ability yet. I will be. When DW is back in our house, our home, I will be.

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Old 08-02-2015, 08:28 AM   #34
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Stay strong my friend, she needs you to be strong.

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Old 08-02-2015, 10:08 AM   #35
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That's really good news Chief. Glad to hear she's on the road to recovery.
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Old 08-02-2015, 10:31 AM   #36
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Thanks for the update, Chief. So glad DW is recovering.
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Old 08-02-2015, 11:17 AM   #37
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Originally Posted by Chief Longwind Of The North View Post
I at times feel strong and completely together, and then, just completely fall apart for no apparent reason.
Don't sweat the small stuff Chief. This is expected in your situation.

There is a reason. It's called love.

Let's hope life for you and yours can resume to as normal as can be as soon as can be.

The best for you my friend.
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Old 08-02-2015, 11:23 AM   #38
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My sincerest hopes she does just fine.
And take care of yourself. She's going to need you more than ever.
I wish you the very best!
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Old 08-02-2015, 11:39 AM   #39
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So glad to hear positive things. Prayers for continued healing for her and strength and comfort for you and the kids.
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Old 08-02-2015, 11:50 AM   #40
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Chief, I am so sorry that I am only seeing this now. I have been on sporadically because of my own health issues.

But please know you are all in my prayers and I will be checking in for more updates.


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