Update on my father.

Update on my father.

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    Update on my father.

    My father had his surgery on Easter. They couldn't do a spinal so they gave him a general. They kept him sedated and on a ventilator for 24 hrs due to his COPD. He then developed pneumonia in one of his lungs. They transferred him to rehab last Friday. On Monday the had to go back and open up his hip to clean it out. Yesterday the had to shock his heart due to the fact he developed an arythmia. It maintained a normal beat for 5 minutes then returned to the arythmia. He has maintained good spirits throughout the whole ordeal. Have been helping them in any way I can. Please keep us in your prayers, we're exhausted.

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    You've got it Barbary! I lost my dad to diabetes a couple years ago, I wish you better luck!
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    Y'all hang in there!!! Prayers still being sent!

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    Prayers being sent.
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    been there with both my parents. trust in your health care team and faith in the creator.
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    Will keep your dad in our prayers.
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    It was good to talk with you last week! I hope that your situation is improving and your Dad is doing better!

    Please keep us posted!

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