Monday, June 22, 2009

hey!! yeah, i'm still here :) and i need to buckle down and get back too it.

my dad has been sick for about 3 weeks and in the hospital for the last couple of weeks. he got rhabdomyolysis and was not doing well at all for a few days ~ i don't even think his doctors thought he was going to bounce back this time (he is 87 and i can not believe the determination the man has - wish i had gotten some of it from him, but i didn't) he was in renal failure for a couple of days and i think they thought his heart would be the next muscle to deteriorate and he'd have a heart attack so they said the family needs to talk to him about signing a dnr and dialysis... but, about a week ago his lab results and vital signs started improving and his kidneys started functioning again. so they moved him to transitional care and said he would be there at least a month ~ i don't think so ~ i'd say he is now as good as he was before he got sick. his heart doctor keeps saying "can't keep a good man down" and i guess that's true. amazing!! so, that's what's been going on with me.

15 comments:

ekorn said...

Krista, so glad your dad is now doing well. My soon to be 84 years old father had his second heart attack in April but is now doing really well also. My dad is the most important person in my life and I hate that he is not going to be here forever so I treasure every day. I hope we both have them for many years to come.

Carolyn said...

My Dad is 85 and is in pain but doing as well as can be expected. I'm so glad to hear that your Dad over came his illness and is on the road to recovery!

Melberry said...

Sounds like he's got true grit! You ALL received a wonderful Father's Day gift with his turnaround in health. Enjoy this extra gift of time with him.
Melanie
Melanie's Digital Creations

grannymike said...

Krista, I was so glad to see you here and hear that your dad is doing so much better.

Tammy Dunlap said...

Krista I will keep your dad in my prayers.

Julie E. said...

Glad to hear your father is doing better. Will keep your family in my prayers!

Gail said...

Your Dad is amazing! Will keep him in my thoughts and prayers.

Anonymous said...

So glad to hear he is doing better! Our time with them is so precious. Just take care of yourself too!! BettyJoR

March 2007 adoptive mom said...

Wow, Krista! Glad to hear he is fighting the battle. I'm sure he feels blessed to have you there for him when he needs you :)

LizJ said...

WOW, Krista! So glad to hear your dad is doing better!! Sending prayers!

Tracey said...

Hi Krista so glad your Dad is better :-)

Have a good week.

Hugs
Tracey
x

grannymike said...

I was so glad to read that your dad is doing so much better. That is wonderful news. Thanks so much for the nice patriotic kit. I love red, white, and blue, and this is very pretty.

Hi! My name is erica. Would you be my friend? said...

Oh my...that sounds awful! I hope he's doing great, but most of all, I hope he's happy!

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