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Old 01-15-2012, 02:23 PM
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Please Pray For My Dondra?

We haven't been able to keep her blood pressure up, and I keep having to follow her around so that she doesn't fall. She has been in the hospital three times in the last year.

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Old 01-15-2012, 02:26 PM
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Will do. I hope it gets resolved.
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Old 01-15-2012, 02:27 PM
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I'm not a praying man but I'll guys you both all best wishes I've got. Please keep us up to date.
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Old 01-15-2012, 02:30 PM
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Old 01-15-2012, 02:36 PM
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I'm not a praying man but I'll give you both all best wishes I've got. Please keep us up to date.
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Old 01-15-2012, 02:47 PM
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Please help us. She is so precious. I don't deserve her.

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Old 01-15-2012, 02:52 PM
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Old 01-15-2012, 02:58 PM
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I hope Dondra gets well soon, Quasimodem.
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:02 PM
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Both of you will be in my thoughts.
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:02 PM
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You both have been on my prayer list for a long time. Keep us posted as you can, and take care of each other.
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:04 PM
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You and Dondra have all of our best wishes too, Quasi.
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:08 PM
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Always Bill! Love you guys! (((hugs)))
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:08 PM
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:42 PM
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I'm so scared. Dammit! I need to be STRONGER than this. She just wants to sleep. My baby just wants to sleep. I cried on her chest just now. She just kept saying, "let me sleep, baby." I don't know what to do. I love you, Dondra!!!!!
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:45 PM
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I'm so sorry. The two of you are always in my prayers.
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Old 01-15-2012, 04:28 PM
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We're going back to the hospital. Thanks for all the thoughts and prayers for my baby.

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Old 01-15-2012, 04:30 PM
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Bill, Dondra and you remain in my thoughts and prayers. Please let us know how she's doing.
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Old 01-15-2012, 04:31 PM
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I'm on it, Q.

And yes you DO deserve her!!
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Old 01-15-2012, 05:09 PM
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Sending healing thoughts to Dondra, and much love to you both. Please keep us posted.
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Old 01-15-2012, 05:33 PM
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You guys are in my prayers!! Love you both!
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Old 01-15-2012, 06:01 PM
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Good thoughts and best wishes to both of you, Quasimodem.
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Old 01-15-2012, 08:45 PM
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I'll send my best thoughts your way, Quasi. I know she's your rock and you depend on her for so much. I'm praying for her recovery.
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Old 01-15-2012, 08:48 PM
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You're both in my thoughts, Q..

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Old 01-15-2012, 11:01 PM
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My thoughts are with you both.
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:08 AM
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I'm thinking of you both.
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Old 01-16-2012, 07:33 AM
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Sending healing thoughts your way. Let us know what you need.
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:13 AM
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Any updates, Bill?
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:19 PM
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Getting more than a little worried here. Anything??
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:45 PM
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I'm sure that since Dondra's back in the hospital, he's just away from his computer for now and will update us as soon as he's able. Hopefully, that doesn't mean anything bad, only that their really busy with her care and that she's resting comfortably and will be back home soon.

Hang in there Bill. We're all pulling for you and Dondra. {{{HUGS}}}
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:52 PM
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We will keep her in our prayers, my friend.
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:55 PM
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We're going back to the hospital. Thanks for all the thoughts and prayers for my baby.

Bill
I think that is a very wise move.

Both of you are in my heart.
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Old 01-16-2012, 01:18 PM
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I'm so sorry to hear Dondra isn't doing well. Good thoughts headed your way.
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Old 01-16-2012, 01:35 PM
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I'm sure that since Dondra's back in the hospital, he's just away from his computer for now and will update us as soon as he's able. Hopefully, that doesn't mean anything bad, only that their really busy with her care and that she's resting comfortably and will be back home soon.

Hang in there Bill. We're all pulling for you and Dondra. {{{HUGS}}}
You're right. He's by her side, and away from a computer.

And we are all pulling for you, Quasi!
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Old 01-16-2012, 01:39 PM
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{{{Bill}}} Good Thoughts, Good Thoughts, Good Thoughts.
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Old 01-16-2012, 01:59 PM
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Healing thoughts and best wishes from me and my family Bill!

Be sure and Take care of yourself as well!

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Old 01-16-2012, 02:52 PM
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How is she sick?

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Old 01-16-2012, 03:10 PM
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Sending healing thoughts her way, Quasi. Hang in there. Hugs to you both.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:37 PM
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... And yes you DO deserve her!!
Yep! If she's in the hospital now she's in the best hands possible. You can't do it all yourself, Quasi. Hang in there, both of ya - we're all pulling for you.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:48 PM
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How is she sick?
10/06/2011
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:18 PM
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I kept misreading this thread title as 'Please Pay for My Dondra?"... and I thought of it when I saw a collection box for the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation in a store I was in today. So there's a twoonie with Dondra's name on it (figuratively, at least) out there, in support of Quasi and his lovely Dondra.

I'm sending good thoughts your way too!
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Old 01-16-2012, 07:01 PM
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Luck to her.
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Old 01-16-2012, 07:37 PM
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I guess what I need is my ass kicked, Typo Knig. She needed a meds adjustment only, not, as I wrote Becks2cents, a wimp of a husband. Trying to get some kind of normalcy going again. Thank goodness Jason and Susan are here for us.

And thanks to y'all for being here as well!

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Old 01-16-2012, 07:43 PM
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Bill, give yourself a break. You are not a wimp. It's just about impossible to keep it together when your SO is seriously ill. Been there, done that myself. I'm glad to hear you have local folks you can turn to. You also have us SDMBers to turn to - call on us at will. Hang in there!

Edited to add: I am so very glad this looks like an easy fix.

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Old 01-16-2012, 08:00 PM
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:04 PM
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You are not a wimp, Quasi. You're an incredibly brave person.

Hugs to both of you, and you're in my thoughts as well.
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:17 PM
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Hang in there. Good thoughts are on the way.
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:20 PM
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Bill carin' and worryin' about Dondra does not repeat, does not make you a wimp. Hell, we all wish we had somebody as loving and caring as you. Glad thing's are better dude.

Never forget that you have a whole buncha creepy internet stranger friends who love y'all and care about y'all ok?
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:22 PM
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Jason and Susan are our son and daughter in law, and they've been a great help, and I wouldn't mind them staying here as long as they wish. We certainly have the room for them.

Typo Knig you and MamaZappa have met her (at the last Alzheimer's Conference, when you took the trouble to have dinner with us), and I'm sure y'all, as does everyone, fell in love with her easy manner.

Whatever I'm not, she is, and she's the perfect complement to me. Thanks to everyone for offering the strength and the help.

Whether or not you think I'm a wimp, I need you guys a lot, so THANKS VERY MUCH FOR THE LOVE!

Bill, Dondra, Jason and Susan
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:38 PM
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I wish I was I was a strong as you. Wimp? Pshaw.
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Old 01-16-2012, 09:06 PM
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Whatever I'm not, she is, and she's the perfect complement to me.
See? You do deserve her!

It's normal to be afraid when your loved ones are sick. That doesn't make you a wimp. It makes you human.

I'm glad she just needed a dosage adjustment!
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