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Today went well and tonight was EXCELLENT !

Monday, January 21, 2013

Quick blog.
Last night DH needed to get up, he used the whistle to waken me but he discovered I was very sound asleep.
He decided he could go it alone and he did. My Door was wide open and it still did not wake me up.

DH had a bad time last night with mask. Today I had made a special board out out of a plastic cutting mat on a cutting board from the kitchen I glued it with Duct tape and that way with NO RESISTENCE he has made great improvements.

It made it easier to slide his foot up the bed and I was able to note the inches he was able to pull it back. He has it at 90 degrees. WAY TO GO. I was proud and told him so.

I had him lie flat and suggested he uses the C-Pap machine for his nap and it worked.

He always said he could not use it lying on his back but he had sat up on pillows all week and this afternoons long nap convinced him he will be able to sleep on his back so his mask will stay put.

' HUGS I am off to bed after telling you the great NEWS, we are definitely gaining WOO HOO, thanks for the support and advice.

I rushed myself to get it in before midnight and by all of our clocks it was there but no this is Sundays Blog, and it was the most positive blog to date.
HUGS Pat .
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POOHGIRL1970 1/23/2013 5:07PM

    Glad to see positive blog! Cheers!

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UUCEEJAY 1/22/2013 6:35AM

    I'm glad Fred has found he can sleep on his back with the mask and that he is making good progress! emoticon emoticon

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LITTLEWIND53 1/21/2013 11:47PM

    emoticon This IS good news.

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NEEDSHELP52 1/21/2013 9:04PM

    Pat, it was so good to hear the good report. You and Your DH are on your way to recovery. Take care. HUGS, Terry

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TERRI289 1/21/2013 8:38PM

    Yay!!! WTG!! You are Brillant!!

Get some good rest, talk tomorrow!!

love ya,Terri + Steve

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SUNNY332 1/21/2013 8:16PM

    Awesome!

You both are doing great.

Keep up the good work.

Sunny

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123ELAINE456 1/21/2013 7:16PM

  Praise God for the Wonderful News. All in all things will continue to improve for the both of You. Glad You had a Good Nights Sleep. You needed it with everything You have gone through. Hope that You and DH will have another Good Night Sleep Tonight. DH is gaining in Confidence in being able to do things on his own too. Both You and DH are Great Problem-Solvers Too. You Compliment Each Other also. God Bless You and DH. Enjoy this Beautiful Cold Day. The Sun is out here in Portland Oregon. Temp. 39 Degrees.Time 4:15 PM Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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DOWNEASTLASS 1/21/2013 6:11PM

    Such good news! I'm especially glad to hear that you slept soundly - Fred's making good progress too... so happy!

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ANHELIC 1/21/2013 5:40PM

    Praise God for the good news for you and DH. Little by little, I can see it's getting better. Just keep up the good work you are doing. You need your sleep as well. emoticon

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GINIEMIE 1/21/2013 4:23PM

    Glad you have some good news-for you and DH. Glad he was fine w/o your help. You must have really needed your sleep.

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OURELEE1 1/21/2013 2:03PM

  Glad he is doing better. Still having computer troubles. Take care. Charlotte

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CHALLENGER15 1/21/2013 12:52PM

    emoticon my friend!

I loved that EXCELLENT word in your title! It made me smile before I even read your blog. A good night's sleep is priceless!

My DH has had another illness; he is diabetic, and had a scratch on his leg which went into cellulitis. I have been quite scared as the doctor in Urgent Care gave me things to watch for and if they were to occur, I was to get him to the ER. Luckily, those things did not occur. We are visiting his PCP this afternoon to get it checked as Urgent Care strongly recommended, so I feel better about that. As I sat up in my recliner during the night, I thought about you, my good friend, and what good care you take of your DH, and thought to myself "I can do this, Pat does this!"

Take care, my good friend, and I am so very glad for that good news.
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BAKER1009 1/21/2013 11:53AM

    Glad things are going well at home. I have been thinking of you and DH!

Big Hugs,
Beth

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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/21/2013 11:00AM

    You and hubby are both fantastic problem solvers. You must have been really exhausted and needed you rest. This should really boost both of your confidence. You are both doing great!

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PICKIE98 1/21/2013 10:53AM

    It seems that when you step back, Fred just goes to the plate and can do it himself! How wonderful!!

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MILLISMA 1/21/2013 10:30AM

    Pat, what exciting news!!!! You both continue to make great strides. Fred is very lucky to have you and vice versa!!! Being able to use the C-pap will help him to sleep better and therefore, you will also. Going to start calling you "Nurse Pat"! You are truly a blessing.

hugs....Mary Anne

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SAD64PSYCH 1/21/2013 9:17AM

    It's wonderful to hear that things have improved so much in just a day!Congratulations! I wish you another great day today! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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QUEENMOXIE 1/21/2013 8:41AM

    I am so happy that things are going so well. DH is lucky to have you! Sound like you slept like a rock! Good for you. I hope you have another wonderful day today! emoticon emoticon

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EFFIEANNIE 1/21/2013 8:29AM

    So happy to hear a good day and night!

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1CRAZYDOG 1/21/2013 8:17AM

    Fantastic! HUGS! Glad progress is being made.

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BETHGILLIGAN 1/21/2013 8:10AM

    Once again your "can do" spirit comes through!! Does DH know how lucky he is to have you??? Please remind him for me!!!! Glad things are moving along!

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RD03875 1/21/2013 8:04AM

    Glad to hear things are going well

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ROSEWCI 1/21/2013 6:35AM

    WooHoo!!! Way to go Pat! You're a trooper!

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ANNIE924 1/21/2013 6:32AM

    That's great Pat. The exercises are really going to help his recovery. Good for you for being so helpful. The first few days after my surgery, my sister had to help me with my exercises, but after that I was able to do them on my own.

Hope you got a good rest. Have a wonderful Monday.

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NASFKAB 1/21/2013 5:33AM

  so glad to know he is improving great you slept all the best take care praying

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TXGRANDMA 1/21/2013 4:58AM

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KATHY024 1/21/2013 4:07AM

    Great news all around!! Rainbows follow storms! emoticon

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GDY2SHUZ 1/21/2013 2:10AM

    Hi Pat. Wonderful to hear good news each day, and the improvements are coming quickly now. Getting stronger every day.

I'm so pleased that you are letting us share this time. You & DH have become a part of my family too.

Tomorrow starts a new week. Let's make it a good one. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GOANNA2 1/21/2013 1:47AM

    That is wonderful news. You really needed that
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BRENDAGAIL9 1/21/2013 1:38AM

    Great news!

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WOWEETOO 1/21/2013 12:18AM

    success comes to those who can look at things and look at the problem and then fix it WOWEE!!!!!
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ARTJAC 1/21/2013 12:17AM

    GREAT NEWS PAT emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 1/21/2013 12:15AM

    It sounds like youa re a very sound sleeper. I'm lad he was okay without you.

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EGGBASKET1 1/21/2013 12:06AM

    THIS IS GREAT NEWS ! I'M PRAYING FOR MORE CONTINUED PROGRESS IN DH'S HEALTHY JOURNEY. HUGS...EGG

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