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Improvement!

Sunday, February 23, 2014 by Debbie Summers I am so thankful to report Ken has now been deemed a ‘boring patient,’ by both the infectious disease doctor and the pulmonologist (intensivist-doctor over the intensive care).  Boring is good, especially when you are a patient that was critically ill yesterday.  Ken feels very weak, tired and(…)

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I’m Back!

Saturday, February 22, 2014 I’m back……. Wishing I could let Ken do this post but he is a little too sick right now.  He became very sick in the night and vomited 3 times.  He was very resistant to going back to the hospital and said we could go to the minor emergency clinic in(…)

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Looking back…hanging in there!

I have been thinking about the progress that I have made since being at home. At least at home after being home and re-hospitalized with a UTI….  ·        My transfers are made on my own power without transfer board or requiring Debbie’s assistance.  ·        I am able to take steps in the walker and get8-10 feet. I(…)

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The Puzzle of Life

The Puzzle of Life

I’m glad that the expected snow did not materialize here in Fort Collins. That certainly helps Debbie in her work as she visits patients. Yesterday she needed to make an unexpected trip to Denver to get supplies for a patient. It seems like I have been experiencing a higher level of fatigue than I had(…)

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Overcoming Resentment

 I had my weekly physical therapy session today. I practiced getting off the floor and pushing myself up into a chair. That is still a difficult task. Just when I think my legs are getting stronger I have some reminders of how far I still need to go. However, I am making progress! The last(…)

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ODE TO ISLA

ODE TO ISLA

ODE TO ISLA We received a text today from Tom and Judy Price which reminded us that it was three years ago today that my mother-in-law Isla (Ila) Kercher passed away. Isla was a truly unique and wonderful person and a faithful follower of Christ, loyal to her church, one who loved her family.Isla was(…)

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