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FIL doing much better

Sunday, September 15, 2013



So excited as my FIL finally seems to be like his old self. I think he was really dehydrated and laying on his back for so long just had all his systems off. He was put on IV and catheter and they are forcing liquids to make his kidneys work more to regulate his blood pressure. I was so happy visiting him yesterday as he was walking around and then we got him settled in his favorite old chair with all his "toys" around him. He seemed so very happy and said he finally felt "at home" in his chair. My DH and I are going to look into a better chair for him. They have one of those back stores here in Guadalajara so we might look into one of those.

Boy is it chilly, dark, wet and rainy here. According to our neighbor who is a weather nut we are getting caught between two storms. I will have to bundle up to walk the doggies this morning. I also pray that we do not lose power today as both of our football teams are on TV and we get them today. The Eagles and the Seahawks. I guess if we lose power we will have to run the generator. Of course with this weather we also have TV signal challenges. But here's to hoping we can get both games and all will be good and of course we hope both our teams win. The Huskies won yesterday so we were happy about that. Too bad we couldn't see that game. I love football season.

I do hope all of you are having a good week end.
Have a terrific day.
Sallie
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MSLZZY 9/16/2013 7:24AM

    Hope the nasty weather missed you and so glad FIL is recovering well. HUGS!

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JANIEWWJD 9/16/2013 12:17AM

    God bless your FIL!!!! He looks so happy with all his toys around him. God bless you too for being such a good DIL!!!! Have a great week and pray for good things to happen!!!!
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DJ4HEALTH 9/16/2013 12:09AM

    Glad that he is doing better and is now in his chair!!

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MEADSBAY 9/15/2013 10:40PM

    FIL looks great.
What a relief for all of you.
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SAM60SUMTHINK 9/15/2013 9:44PM

    FIL looks great!! Wonderful!
When I saw the storm-that-became-Irene on the weather.com site, I hoped it would stay east of you. Surely the electricity and tv wouldn't dare disrupt your football viewing!! (here's hoping!?)

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BUTEAFULL 9/15/2013 9:00PM

    he DOES look good WTG

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JANETTEB553 9/15/2013 5:47PM

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SKATER787 9/15/2013 4:21PM

    Glad to hear the news. Looking at the excellent medical care your FIL is receiving in Mexico, not sure why your DH still wants to move back to the States.

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HAKAPES 9/15/2013 3:54PM

    What type of clothing do you have for exercise when windy or wet?
I noticed that when I have the proper clothing, I do much more outside stuff. Now there's a Mavic wind and water proof jacket on my list, so when it's a bit windy-wet, I can still go by bike.

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GAYEMC 9/15/2013 3:30PM

    Great news about FIL, he looks very happy!

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RORYLYONS 9/15/2013 2:01PM

    Your fil looks very content in his chair.....but a new chair will most likely make him feel even better..Hope the storms aren't too severe. emoticon

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PMFISH 9/15/2013 1:09PM

    FIL looks like he is doing great! Happy to hear that. Hope you get to watch your games today.

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1CRAZYDOG 9/15/2013 10:40AM

  Glad for the good FIL news. He looks happy in his chair!

Hugs and enjoy your games.

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GOANNA2 9/15/2013 9:51AM

    Great to hear FIL is doing so much better.
I hope the storms don't interfere with your
footy coverage. Have a great Sunday. emoticon

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KESTRYLL 9/15/2013 9:49AM

    Good news to hear!

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SUSANELAINE1956 9/15/2013 9:48AM

    Great to see your FIL doing so much better. emoticon Hope you have a fun day watching football. Sounds perfect for a dark, rainy day.

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