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Postby mnp13 » October 2nd, 2010, 4:50 pm

Back in May, right when I lost my job, my father was in the hospital with a septic blood infection. They told him at that time that he was very fortunate because most people who ended up with what he had wait too long and by the time they make it to the hospital, they are there to die. (And my lovely ex-employer docked me a day's severence pay because I went to see my dad in the hospital because he was critically ill)

We're at my parent's now and this morning my dad said that he had to go to the city, when I asked why, he didn't want to say. Well, all of you know me by now...

He is having the same symptoms as in May, so he's in the er right now and they are doing tests. They never really figured out why it happened the first time, and now he's sick again. I'm just not ready to lose my dad.

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Postby Pit♥bull » October 2nd, 2010, 4:56 pm

Sending :goodthoughts: for your dad, family and you Michelle :)
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » October 2nd, 2010, 6:42 pm

Sending tons of good thoughts his me if you need to talk.
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Postby iluvk9 » October 2nd, 2010, 6:46 pm

Good thoughts for Dad and a hug for you. :hug3:

A friend of mine has a Mom who went through a few bouts of sepsis. She often goes into the hospital, but continues to fight it. So will your Dad!
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Postby TheRedQueen » October 2nd, 2010, 7:37 pm

:hug3: for you and your family...good thoughts headed your dad's way.
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Postby plebayo » October 2nd, 2010, 8:12 pm

Sending lots of good thoughts - I don't think anyone is ever truly "ready" to lose a parent. I hope they find out what the problem is so this doesn't happen again!
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Postby Ino » October 2nd, 2010, 10:10 pm

:goodthoughts: for your dad. I hope all of his tests come back ok and he feels better soon.
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Postby mnp13 » October 2nd, 2010, 10:17 pm

They did some tests and sent him home... But they did that last time too. And then the hospital called him on sunday and asked him to come back because they screwed up - they should have never let him go home in the first place. He was in for four days that time. I lost two grandparents (one on each side) who were about the same age as my dad in the early 80's, both because of medical screw ups. Let's just say I have little faith in the system in this regard.

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Postby madremissy » October 2nd, 2010, 11:00 pm

Sending many good, positive thoughts for your Dad.
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Postby SLS61185 » October 3rd, 2010, 1:19 am


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Postby cheekymunkee » October 3rd, 2010, 2:01 am

He's gonna be fine aren't going to lose your dad. ((((hugs))))
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Postby BullyLady » October 3rd, 2010, 2:30 am

Tons and tons of :goodthoughts: headed your way.

Did they have a particular name for the septic blood infection? Maybe I can get you more (hopefully good) information?
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Postby ArtGypsy » October 3rd, 2010, 11:32 am

>( SO MADDENDING when they screw up----people are clinging to every shred of worry, hope and faith.

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Postby airwalk » October 3rd, 2010, 11:35 am

Sending good thoughts to you and your Dad.
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Postby Patch O' Pits » October 3rd, 2010, 7:48 pm

Hugs, prayers and well wishes...
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Postby Leslie H » October 4th, 2010, 8:58 pm

Sending healing thoughts.
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Postby hugapitbull » October 4th, 2010, 9:28 pm

Update? Anyone?
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Postby mnp13 » October 4th, 2010, 10:20 pm

Sorry... My dad is on a cocktail and a half of pills right now. He's not really feeling any better, but he has happy pills to make him not care that he's not feeling any better.

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Postby LMM » October 4th, 2010, 10:57 pm

Lots of positive and healing vibes coming your dad's way.
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Postby Jenn » October 4th, 2010, 11:39 pm

Plenty of good thoughts and prayers being sent ya'lls way
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