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Never count him out...

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Here is an update on this wonderful man. Boy I tell you, you sure can't count him out. He has once again rallied and is doing well enough to be moved from 2 wks in the ICU to a regular room. I just got word that the vent has been taken out and he is feeling pretty good. The nurses told my Aunt to bring in his teeth (LOL) so he could wear them. That is how good things are right now. I was told that they will be at least sitting him up on the edge of the bed today.
What a miraculous turn around of even a week ago. He has had about three dialysis treatments and the doctors are holding off doing anymore til they see how well his kidneys do on their own. Ah, the power of modern medicene. Thank you to the doctors and wonderful nursing staff at Rockford Memorial Hospital , Rockford Il. for all their wonderful care. They could not have been nicer to us as a family (there were many of us there) nor to my Aunt and Uncle.
I thank all of my Spark friends for their marvelous support and prayers. They listened to me daily and cared when I didn't get a chance to check in too often. You don't know how much it has meant.

Here is a picture of this wonderful loving couple who has been such an important part of my life. It was taken right after their marriage almost 59 years ago. Here's to the next 59!
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    Deuce sorry I didnt read this sooner he was very hansome we are here for you (((HUGS))) emoticon Saying Prayers for you and your family
    4345 days ago
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    Deuce, Amazing.. Uncle Babe & aunt Ruth are such a handsome couple.. Keeping you all in My prayers.. Loe Ya Always Polly Missing you..
    4350 days ago
    Deuce, what joy it brings me to read that your uncle is doing so much better! Just adds to my vacation happiness!

    Hey, wrote two more chapters while on the plane to Vegas!! Will do the same on the way home from California!

    Hugs, my friend!
    4351 days ago
    Deuce! This is fantastic. I know you must be overjoyed at this turn in events. I am so happy for you my friend. Treasure each moment.
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    4353 days ago
    Deuce, Thank you for sharing this wonderful news about a great man. You are such a delight for your aunt and uncle. I can't wait to hear what you have to say after seeing him tomorrow. Please keep us posted. God is the great creator of miracles. Give Uncle Babe our love and tell him we are praying for him.
    Prayers and hugs,
    4353 days ago
    it's wonderful and amazing isn't it. i see it all the time. i am happy for you, and your family! great!
    4353 days ago
    What wonderful news Deuce, as you say Uncle Babe is truly a remarkable man to fight so hard to be with his family. No one knows til you make this walk how difficult it is and we couldn't survive it without all the support of friends and family. You've certainly done all you could to be there for both Uncle Babe and your Aunt and I know how much they appreciate it and that's what families do in a crisis. Maybe now he can focus on recovering and returning home. I remember that Uncle BJ almost died about 20 years ago and he too pulled through and lived to be 101 so things can happen and somehow these men have more then one life maybe cause they are such good men huh? I will continue my prayers for all of you. Love Cheryl
    4353 days ago
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    Wow, he is a fighter. What a beautiful picture of the two of them. marriage is such a beautiful and precious gift. wow. this almost made me cry.
    4353 days ago
    Deuce - What wonderful news!!! I'm so happy for your family...
    I bet you can't wait to get in there tomorrow to see him without that vent and to talk to him... And hug him...
    Thanks for sharing Your Uncle Babe with us... And your Aunt too... You are a good niece/daughter my friend...

    Enjoy your visit tomorrow...


    4353 days ago
    Deuce, Uncle Babe is certainly a fighter! We will keep praying for him and Aunt Ruth and look forward to the day you tell us he is going home from the hospital. Give him a big kiss and tell him he has a group of 'girls' who send love.
    4353 days ago
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