Dad’s Progress

healing therapy

For the many people who have asked….just a quick update on dad. He is doing much better.  He was admitted to the hospital on Sunday for shortness of breath, nausea and excessive sweating. Of course the first thought was his heart – he had a quadruple bypass in 2005 – but fortunately all of the tests on his heart came back clear.

After hearing a lot of wheezing, ER doctors decided to give him a chest x-ray. Diagnosis… and it sounds much worse than it is… “Congestive Heart Failure.” It sounds terrible, but fortunately, after being put on medication he is doing much better and should be home by Wednesday.

When dad, who rarely complains, calls one of us and mentions that “he might need to go the the ER” you know something is up. The awesome Maplewood Fire Department medics and the police officer who arrive at his house were terrific and helped calm his nerves, getting him to the hospital in no time at all. The staff in the emergency room was great and it was oddly quiet while we were there allowing for quick treatment and he got admitted a room in record time!

So…thanks for all the well wishes. He appreciates it and my brothers, sister and I do too.

He should be home in time for the duck race!

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4 thoughts on “Dad’s Progress

  1. Doreen Chila-Jones May 23, 2016 at 9:19 pm Reply

    Whew! Ok. Glad he’s on the mend. Thanks for letting us know.

    • clairesinclair May 23, 2016 at 9:27 pm Reply

      Thanks. Many were asking so I thought I’d use the blog to respond. PLUS you are inspiring me to write again. Now….to find the time!!

  2. Lynne Facher May 24, 2016 at 2:39 am Reply

    Didn’t know Charlie wasn’t well and good to know he’s getting better !! Please let him know I send my love and healing thoughts. Your baby sitter from across the hall @ Che Mar Garden Apts., Lynne (>’.'<) Now known as 'Cat Lady' (w/o the odor)

    • clairesinclair May 24, 2016 at 6:09 am Reply

      I will tell him. He reads this – so he just might read it himself!! Thanks for checking on him.

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