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Friday, November 01, 2013


Schindler's List Survivor Tells an Incredible Story

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In My Heart I Need Some Dull

I’d love some dull.

This is something I really am craving.  Why?  What’s happened now, you may wonder?


Our son-in-law has been having some health issues.  Not minor ones by any means.  In this family-minor just is too mundane.


Anyway, he went in for a heart ultrasound on Tuesday.  His leg had been bothering him and he didn’t want to believe it was anything more than a pulled muscle.


NEVER, EVER let things like this get a pass. He had some issues and had been warned about side effects and things to look for-but just ignored the obvious.  After all, at 32 you’re still invincible, no?

Tuesday afternoon had him admitted into the hospital’s ICU for 3 major blood clots and an enlarged heart.


We’re back to being parents full-time for the boys.  At least for the moment.  That Tuesday I went to help our son with our newest bundle of joy.  That was supposed to be an hour or two so dad could trim the trees on their lot.  I got there and found my son suffering from a stomach virus. 


My hour or two quickly became the day.  I had to leave long enough to pick up the boys from school and get some ginger ale and Gatorade for Adam.  As the now 3 of us got back to Adam and Jackson, Adam told me that Alex was in the hospital.


I stayed with the new daddy/son duo until 5:15-then went to our daughter’s home to pick-up clothes, dog food and an extra dog.  Got home at the same time as my husband, feed all the animals and got them pottied and went on with the task of making dinner.

At the time of this writing,  Steve and I came home to potty the dogs, give him time to shower and then after spending the morning at the hospital-we’re picking up the boys, making them into superheroes and going back to the ICU.


It’s Halloween and I’ve bought candy, but honestly-I have no idea if we get to either take the boys out or pass out the treats to the neighborhood kids!


I guess it’s a good thing I’ve learned to give up control and learn to “go with the flow” of whatever life seems to throw at this family.

November 1: Still no idea what's going to happen next.

We’re upside down once again.  PLEASE, PLEASE I do believe in prayer and good vibes-send some here.

Nothing is going to stop me from praying for Alex and some very dull and boring times ahead.

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