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It's as if I only ever use this thing when bad shit happens.
We found out today that my dad is dying. His heart is pumping at only 36% percent and the doctor wasn't able to estimate a time frame for how long he might live.
I am finding it very hard to deal with. I cannot except the fact that I am losing my dad. I can't imagine him not being on this earth and it scares the shit out of me and I am really just completely confused.
My mom has to talk with
My dad is in the hospital. This time he has pneumonia, gall stones, and infected bowel duct, and needs a heart catheter put in. They can't remove his gall bladder until they do a heart cath and they can;t do a heart cath until the infection/pneumonia clears up.
He is in a lot of pain because of the gall stones. I just hope that he gets well soon. I'm afraid that something may happen since he has so much wrong at once. I'm staying positive, though.
2009 can go fuck itself.
So, I'll start this blog with some back story. I'm sure I've talked about this before.
Nearly four years ago, my nephew, Josh, was in a car accident. He was nineteen at the time and a new father. His son had been born six days before his accident. The accident was very bad. The doctors didn't think that he'd make it. He had a five percent chance of survival.
Well, he didn't die, but he was in a coma for nineteen months. In February '07, he just kind of came out of the
You read that right.
On Friday we had a major storm that damaged thousands of homes and left thousands more without power. They are calling the storm an inland hurricane, and from what it looked like outside when it was happening, I'd say that's a good name for it!
It was fucking nuts! The wind was so strong! It was at least 80 mph and there was a lot of rain. It looked exactly like the news footage you see of a hurricane, only it was in southern Illinois, rather than
My sister's cancer is treatable with chemotherapy and radiation. Words cannot express how relieved I am. I was expecting the worst after experiencing this with Jeannie. I am just so thankful that it was caught early.
My dad's all better. His chest pains and congestive heart failure were due to him not taking his meds in over a week. He's taking them now and they took him off of four medications that he no longer needs. There was some minor damage to his heart, though, and that's never
Updated 06-07-09 at 11:03 PM by Diane