Living Through Preparing to Die

Living Through Preparing to Die

Today has been a fairly routine day for me. My nurse came and drew blood and changed out my IV line. I will continue on my antibiotics until Thursday. I have an appointment tomorrow with my Infectious Disease Doctor. He will look at labs and determine whether or not I need to continue beyond the(…)

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Who Do You Work For?

This Labor Day is far different than one year ago. I read Debbie’s post from last year as she faithfully watched over my bedside making sure I was comfortable and receiving the care that I needed at Northern Colorado Acute Care Hospital. It was around this time last year that I had a major aspiration(…)

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Belief and Action

Belief and Action

After a big day with the family, we actually slept in today for a little while. With my mid-morning antibiotic treatment, we decided to go to the late service at Timberline Church. This provided us an opportunity to connect with our friends Gwen and Phyllis Kovak. Phyllis went through some hip surgery and a challenging(…)

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Signs of Moral Decay

Signs of Moral Decay

We have had an enjoyable day with Christian and Bridget and Riley, Caedmon and Eliana. They did make it down to the pool for some time in the water. Eliana joined me and Andy (the dog) for a nap. She also helped me with my morning IV antibiotic infusion. Last night we did make it(…)

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Let Grace Be Grace

Let Grace Be Grace

This morning I had an appointment with my neurologist. This was timely in light of my recent hospitalization. Dr. Bondi was pleased with my progress. I am always surprised how much he remembers about my early hospitalization and the evaluations that he did then compared to now. He does want me to have some follow(…)

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You Asked for a Sign….

A fall like day here in Fort Collins with cool temperatures. My nurse came and changed out my IV line. I went ahead and removed the old one myself after my morning antibiotic dose. This gave me a few hours without a needle in my arm and provided me an opportunity to take a shower(…)

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