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amysum1
11-19-2007, 04:54 AM
Hi everyone..
My Mom had to take my Dad to the emergancy room last night and he was admitted. He has been having a very hard time breathing and is 74 years old. For some reason, our family always seems to have to face things like this around the holidays...

So, if prayer is something you do, please say a little one for my Mom and Dad. I really want him home with us for Thanksgiving, but it's not looking too good right now.

Thank you,
Amy

tborntreger
11-19-2007, 04:58 AM
So sorry to hear this. I will keep your family in my prayers and I hope your dad will be healthy and home for Thanksgiving.

Debra
11-19-2007, 05:03 AM
Sending up prayers.. & hugs to you too... Hope he'll be ok as soon as possible :)

Mom_of_5
11-19-2007, 05:05 AM
Amy, I already talked to you this morning, but I'll tell you again...Hang in there. I'm thinking and praying for you, your mom, and your dad.

mapsgirl
11-19-2007, 05:12 AM
Many prayers for you, your dad and your family.

amysum1
11-19-2007, 05:17 AM
Thank you everyone.. I can't take Sophie to the hospital to see what's going on so I am stuck here feeling helpless, and you are all making it much more bareable, Thank you.

gigichet
11-19-2007, 06:27 AM
Thoughts and prayers are headed your way...

KattyZak
11-19-2007, 06:32 AM
Sorry to hear that, Amy. Sending many prayers your way and that he will be home for the big feast.

twirlyjoy
11-19-2007, 07:05 AM
Really sorry to hear this - will be praying that he will be home really soon.

emst
11-19-2007, 07:50 AM
Oh so sorry to hear about your dad Amy. I know what you're going through, my dad spent Christmas one year in the hospital. The hospital was great though and let us all go in at once to see him and watch him open his gifts. Not as good as having him home but it helped. My prayers are with your mom, dad and all of your family and hoping he gets well soon so he can go home.

charliesnana
11-19-2007, 07:53 AM
I pray that he gets better soon and that you have him home for Thanksgiving. You and yours are in my thoughts and prayers.

lillypug34
11-19-2007, 08:37 AM
Sending hugs and prayers to you and your family :love-smiley-011:

ScrapShana
11-19-2007, 09:05 AM
I am so sorry to hear that, Amy. It is very tough when loved ones are ill during the holidays. I will pray for your parents, and you, as I know it is stressful on the children as well.

God bless!

Andrea
11-19-2007, 11:15 AM
I will keep you and your entire family in my prayers!!

Coolscrapbook
11-19-2007, 11:24 AM
Your dad and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Addie

inge
11-19-2007, 01:04 PM
I'll light a candle for you and your family ! Keep faith ...

amysum1
11-19-2007, 04:40 PM
Boy it's been a long day! Well, my Dad is doing a bit better, he has a pulmonary disease which is not allowing his heart to get enough oxygen. He also has a bunch of fluid and they are running many tests. He is getting excellent treatment and the good news is he will be home. The bad news is it won't be by Thanksgiving and he will have to be on oxygen at home now and for the rest of his life.

Three words: don't smoke, please! And if you do, maybe think about quitting. I have watched him barely be able to walk up the driveway and he is not that old, really. I'd hate for anyone else to go through what he is going through.

Thank you so much to everyone for your thoughts and prayers!!!
Love,
Amy

crops2dawn
11-19-2007, 04:48 PM
Ohhh Amy, so sorry to hear about your Dad, your family is in my prayers! Its great to know he will be coming home!!! I know you wanted him home for the holiday but at least he is feeling a bit better and will be home soon.

ScrapShana
11-19-2007, 04:51 PM
Great news, and advice, Amy! Even though he won't be home for TG, you'll all have more to be thankful for anyway. So glad the news wasn't worse than it was. I'll continue to pray. Hugs

Helen
11-19-2007, 07:33 PM
HUGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Aw Amy - I just saw this thread - I have been down and out the last 2 days with a bad back.

I am so glad he will be able to come home - you can have a delayed thanksgiving for him. Have another Welcome Home Dinner when he does come home.

My hugs and prayers are with you and your family - you know that!

HUGS again!!!!!

mosser77
11-20-2007, 02:05 AM
Glad to hear he is doing better, Amy! Good thing Thanksgiving is just a day on the calendar and you can have it whenever you want!! :) (((HUGS)))

Sexy__Eyes
11-20-2007, 02:25 AM
I'll be praying Amy.

amysum1
11-20-2007, 02:35 AM
Glad to hear he is doing better, Amy! Good thing Thanksgiving is just a day on the calendar and you can have it whenever you want!! :) (((HUGS)))

OMG, your avatar is soooo funny!!!! lol, Cheered me right up!

wildstorm
11-20-2007, 03:12 AM
Thinking of you and your family. Sending prays your way.