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losnana
06-22-2008, 08:56 AM
I've been scarce here for the last week or so. My DH has been in the hospital. While in the ER for an unrelated problem it was discovered that he has a large abdominal aortic aneurysm, 7.3 centimeters. He is scheduled for surgery tomorrow.
Please keep him in your prayers and/or thoughts. It is a fairly long and involved surgery, and we are both worried. Thank you.

vaknitter
06-22-2008, 09:23 AM
:grphug: thoughts and prayers coming your way. Hope all goes well with surgery.

mwhite
06-22-2008, 09:55 AM
Prayers going up for you and your DH, Losnana! Hope all goes well and big hugs for you both.

Silver
06-22-2008, 09:56 AM
Good wishes and healing thoughts coming your way... :heart:

susi
06-22-2008, 10:12 AM
oh prayers and good wishes coming from france as well.

sue in canada
06-22-2008, 10:14 AM
Sending healing thoughts to you and your husband.

auburnchick
06-22-2008, 10:57 AM
Consider it done.

:hug:

Wanda Witch
06-22-2008, 11:04 AM
Sending you and your DH prayers and positive thoughts. :hug:

Jan in CA
06-22-2008, 11:26 AM
:hug:

tokmom
06-22-2008, 11:36 AM
prayers for both of you!:hug:

jjminarcik
06-22-2008, 01:11 PM
:pray::pray::hug::hug::heart::heart:

KnittingNat
06-22-2008, 01:34 PM
:hug:

Knit4Fun
06-22-2008, 01:51 PM
I'll be praying for you both...God bless... :pray:

CountryKitty
06-22-2008, 04:35 PM
Sending up prayers on y'all's behalf...and a big Thank You to the man upstairs that this was found in time to do something about it!

The.Knitter
06-22-2008, 05:44 PM
Count me in on the :pray: too. Positive healing thoughts coming his way, and yours!

mks22300
06-22-2008, 06:21 PM
I hope that everything goes well! :hug:

jcmom
06-22-2008, 06:45 PM
You've got my prayers tomorrow for you and your hubby. My dad had the same surgery not long ago with great success and a quicker recovery than anticipated. Good thing it was discovered now. Take care:hug:

cdjack
06-22-2008, 10:06 PM
You both will be in my thoughts. :hug:

Crafty_Mel
06-22-2008, 11:51 PM
:grphug:

davespurl
06-22-2008, 11:58 PM
My prayers are with you and your dear husband. I hope the surgery goes well. Please let us know when you get the chance.

We'll be thinking of and praying for you.

DQ
06-23-2008, 05:39 AM
I hope it all goes well :hug:

jdee
06-23-2008, 08:25 AM
Adding my prayers as well.:hug:

Sunshine's Mom
06-23-2008, 12:22 PM
Done. :hug:

Dangles
06-23-2008, 12:49 PM
Consider it done. :hug:

PurlyGyrl
06-26-2008, 08:17 AM
:hug: Prayers and good thoughts coming your way.

losnana
06-26-2008, 09:19 PM
UPDATE: The surgery went perfectly. The doctors were also able to correct the problem that sent us to the emergency room initially. He is still in ICU but not in too much pain. He's more than ready to leave the hospital , since tomorrow will be his 14th day there. He has many tubes and needles going in and other tubes coming out, so it will be a couple of more days at the very least. thank you all for all your kins thoughts and your prayers.

auburnchick
06-26-2008, 09:34 PM
Thank you for the update. I'm glad things are progressing well. Please give him our best.

:hug:

sue in canada
06-26-2008, 09:45 PM
Glad to hear the surgery went well. Hope it isn't too much longer before he can go home.

Shandeh
06-26-2008, 11:58 PM
:hug:

vaknitter
06-30-2008, 03:31 PM
Hopefully your husband will be home soon. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

PurlyGyrl
06-30-2008, 04:04 PM
So glad to hear your husband is improving. :hug: Hope things continue that way and he is home soon. Recovery is so much easier (at least for the patient) at home.

Dangles
07-03-2008, 12:03 AM
Thanks for the update, losnana. Will continue to pray for your DH. Please give him our best.

Jen17
07-03-2008, 12:09 AM
Glad to hear he is improving!

ArtLady1981
07-03-2008, 02:36 PM
:grphug: We are all so glad to hear of his improvement!

I cannot imagine how traumatic this has been for you!
And, of course, for your DH, too!

You have much love, support and prayers from your KH extended family! :hug:

losnana
07-04-2008, 07:13 PM
Dh came home from the hospital sunday evening and is doing very well. Any of you who have ever had someone at home after serious surgery, however, knows how much time is involved in the simplest things. Plus I'm trying to work a few hours each day to get caught up after nearly 3 weeks away from work. One of the down sides of self-employment is the lack of income when one is absent!!! Anyway, things are looking up, and I want to thank all of you again for your many kind thoughts and prayers.:muah: :muah: :muah:

Knit4Fun
07-04-2008, 10:13 PM
Wonderful news...please be sure to take great care of YOU too - I know how exhausting it can be to go through such an ordeal and I don't want you to get too worn out...gentle hugs to you both! :hug:

Wanda Witch
07-04-2008, 10:18 PM
God Bless, Losnana. Yes, I certainly do know about the after effects of someone who has serious surgery. My DH has undergone so many, but so far so good, and I wish you and your husband the same. It will take time, be patient because sometimes, well, males are like children when they are ill. They are the ones, I do believe who think they should be 'in charge' and when ill - well it is just not all that easy for them - nor you. Please, take care of yourself during this trying time. :thumbsup: :hug:

Doodknitwit
07-05-2008, 12:38 AM
Just saw this. How stressful, but I pray all the healing is fast for him.


:hug:

Debkcs
07-05-2008, 01:04 AM
So glad that he's home again with you, Losana. He'll be a much happier man, and you'll both rest much better.

Just don't let him do to much too fast~~~~~~~~~

Shandeh
07-05-2008, 02:08 AM
So glad he's home! :)

And as Debkcs said, force him to take it slow. Even if he is healed on the outside, the inside will still need time.

Plantgoddess+
07-06-2008, 09:11 AM
I'm glad to hear the surgery went well and you have hubby home with you recovering. Hope his recovery is swift and incident free.

Denise in Michigan
07-07-2008, 02:14 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.