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Friday, June 14, 2013

Very short blog today. Hubby is doing much better. His PCP gave him some stuff to “get things moving”. It seems to be working and he is no long in as much pain. Still have to wait to see the surgeon on the 24th but at least he is keeping things down and feeling better. From what I understand this is a guaranteed surgery. I just hope he comes through it all right. Didn't do so well the last time.

You all have NO IDEA how much your support means to me. Sometimes it is a bit overwhelming. I’m really not used to being supported like this. I’m usually the one doing it for someone else. It is wonderful.

I will be taking a lot of your advice over the next few days. I'm culling my drama llama herd. Those that don’t show concern for me don’t deserve mine, right? I did this after my divorce, so I know I can do it. It is just so hard and disappointing.

Somehow I am holding the food and exercise together the last two days. So go me! Hoping to run tonight but I’m not certain what is up with hubby. I’m leaving everything very flexible.

Have a great one! Love to all.
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  • FLORIDASUN
    We hold you CLOSE in our thoughts and are sending tons of love and light your way!

    Hugs! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1705 days ago
  • PRNCSCUP1-2FULL
    I need to keep reading to find out what is up with your Hubs! Glad you are able to stay on track even in the midst of worry! It is pretty awesome what kind of support we can get here! It is overwhelming!
    1708 days ago
  • APED7969
    Glad your husband is doing better. I think culling the herd is a very good plan. I hope he continues to feel well until surgery.
    1709 days ago
  • EDENFELL
    emoticon Glad your hubby is doing better. emoticon
    1709 days ago
  • SPOONGIRLDEB
    Glad your hubby is doing better, and glad you are doing ok too! You are stronger than you know.
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    1710 days ago
  • JUSTME29
    I'm checking in briefly while I have computer access for a few minutes. Mostly just to check in on you. I'm so glad he is doing better, and be sure to share your concerns with the surgeon & anesthesiologist. If they know about what happened before they know what to look out for this time.

    Know that I'm still sending you supportive thoughts and prayers.
    1710 days ago
  • GARDENCHRIS
    Glad DH is doing much better! Remember to keep BREATHING! The drama llamas are so not worth it.... take care of YOU and yours! emoticon
    1710 days ago
  • BONNIEMARGAY
    Wishing you relief.
    1710 days ago
  • WARRIORGIRL121
    Kitty, sorry to hear all this... praying for Dave and all of you... sent you a goodie note. Hugs, Karen
    1710 days ago
  • PHEBESS
    Glad your hubby has something that's helping - but keep an eye on him, men deny pain and other signs of illness - so if he starts looking bad, call the dr again.

    And yes, cull the drama llama herd. Maybe they can go to another field and feed off each other.
    1710 days ago
  • LESLIELENORE
    I screen my calls and visitors. I don't need drama and I don't tolerate it in my life. Best wishes to you and hubby and wishing him a speedy recovery!
    1710 days ago
  • TIMOTHYNOHE
    Guaranteed surgery? Guaranteed to be successful? To solve the problems?

    Sometimes, it's good to have a good feelings like that going in.
    1710 days ago
  • BESCATS
    Oh Kitty, I'm so glad to hear that something is helping your DH. It's to bad he has to continue to wait, but at least someone has done something to help him now !!

    Do what you can for exercise, even if its a few chair exercises while watching TV an keeping an eye on hubby.

    Close eyes, breathe deeply, wash away the stress. emoticon


    1710 days ago
  • ELVISINTHEHOUSE
    Thanks for the update on DH. So glad he is doing better. Take good care of yourself.
    1710 days ago
  • JUMPINJULIE
    Cut out the haters and keep the carers that's what I say.
    1710 days ago
  • MICHELLE_391
    What other people? Right now there is just You, Dave, and the Boy Child. And then your supporters who love you and send you strength and energy to get through this difficulty!

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    1710 days ago
  • KELLIEBEAN
    Some people are so wrapped up in their own inner demons and drama, they are oblivious to other's needs.

    Priority one is you and your family. We've all locked arms with you and walking through it with you in spirit.

    From the movie, Object of My Affection... "head up young person!"

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    1710 days ago
  • ANATASHIKI
    glad to hear he feels better. be there for him now , you can always run later. as for the pests don't be disappointed , think you do them an educational favor. what do you mean by guaranteed surgery? and it doesn't have to be the same like last time. as for being helped it's probably a lesson for you too , got to get used to ask for help and let people help you, many people love to help , you just had some bad luck until now emoticon
    1710 days ago
  • TWEETYKC00
    Keeping you and DH in my thoughts.
    1710 days ago
  • 2BDYNAMIC
    So glad to hear your hubby is doing much better! .............. and I like what one spark friend said before mine ............. "Take care of your OWN stress level--my 2 cents is IF it even SMELLS OF STRESS ............ don't answer the phone or door .......... I know MANY peeps who screen their calls to pick and choose who they talk to ............. and you don't owe meanies the time of day ............. emoticon Like, "Sorry, no time to talk." ............ take care of YOU and hubby ........... You are the priority ........... emoticon
    1710 days ago
  • NOLABUG79
    I am so glad to hear that your hubby is doing better. We are always here for you.
    1710 days ago
  • NILLAPEPSI
    So glad hubby is better. Hang in there, my SparkFriend! We're here to help you get through. I'll be praying for you. emoticon emoticon
    1710 days ago
  • LIVINGFREE19
    I am so glad that your husband is feeling better and doing better!

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    1711 days ago
  • MERRY_XMAS
    You are such a fighter! You should be very proud of yourself and for your attitude!

    I wish the best to your husband! I hope it will solve in the best way possible!

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    1711 days ago
  • DAISYGIRLM2
    So glad to hear things are going better. You are doing an amazing job in remembering to take care of yourself as well as others!! Remember, you cannot give what you don't have, so be sure to keep on nurturing yourself too!

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    1711 days ago
  • CAT-IN-CJ
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    1711 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Good for team Kitty!!! glad DH is feeling a little better.

    Happy to hear about the thinning of the Drama Llama Herd. **SIGH** It definitely is hard to do and it definitely is disappointing, but what the heck. Just as you said, if someone doesn't care about you then they aren't much worthy of your concern either.

    Hang in there. Take care of you the best you can.

    HUGS and smiles.

    PS. I LOVED that shaved llama!
    1711 days ago
  • SUSIEPH1
    emoticon emoticon .Kitty dear, If your DH symptoms get worse And he is running a fever, please take him straight back to the hospital .. It could be a infection ..
    Thinking of you .
    Much Love Susie emoticon emoticon
    1711 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/14/2013 4:50:22 PM
  • BEAUTY_WITHIN
    Hugs! You guys will be ok. Don't be too hard on yourself.

    1711 days ago
  • SLIMMERJESSE
    Yes, it IS hard and disappointing. But so is investing time,love,work in people who just spit in my eye. So, we pick our poison, so to speak. (smiling) Glad your DH is doing better. Take care of your stress level.
    1711 days ago
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