Hello all! Today Glen, Katie, and I met with Dr. Kaneko via Zoom at our kitchen table. He confirmed what we already knew; that although I am still recovering, I am progressing extremely well. This reflects considerable progress from a FB post I made at week 4 when we hung five Christmas wreaths on theContinue reading “Week Six and Final Virtual Visit with Surgeon!”
Dear Friends and Family, Today, three weeks and one day after my surgery, I had a follow up appointment with Dr. Alan Jansuwicz my very able local cardiologist. He told me I was doing great. As happy as I was to hear that, I must note that I still have quite a distance to goContinue reading “Three weeks and checking in”
This is Jean and this my promised “happy to be home” blog. First, thanks to everyone for your prayers, and good wishes! I am certain that is what got me through. Now, I need your patience as I relearn how to blog. This may be out of order with odd formatting, but the correct dateContinue reading “So glad to be home! Thursday, November 18, 2020 “Maine, the way life should be””
Hi fam and friends! Jean asked us to give one last solid try at a professional blog post ;). We are happy to report that she is doing well, her external pacemaker was removed and she has not had any Afib issues today. She has had some continued pain but has been walking and gettingContinue reading “Last Night at B&W”
Hello family and friends, I am happy to report that I am back. Thank you sincerely for your kind prayers, good wishes and everything else I have received. It really lifted me up enormously knowing you were out there for me. Thank you, thank you! Today was post surgery day four. It was a farContinue reading “Folks, I am back!”
Hi friends and fam! Days 2 and 3 of Jean’s recovery have been steady and pretty smooth. She had her chest tube removed without incident or pain (hooray, this was a REAL concern for her!), has been walking the halls and has an appetite again. Her voice is back and, as some of you mayContinue reading “Update on Jean”
Hi All- Jean was transferred from the ICU to a step down unit early this evening. She is doing well although she has pain, discomfort and has been through hell. Luckily, she has a great team looking after her and they are helping to make her more comfortable as she recovers. She looked a lotContinue reading “DAY 2 – THINGS ARE ON THE UP!”
Hello friends and family! Mom is out of surgery and being transferred to a room in the ICU. The surgery went well!!! Dr. Kaneko called us and confirmed he was able to do a repair, there was no SAM or tricuspid valve issue and mom is doing well. We will provide further updates once dadContinue reading “Post surgical updates from Katie/Glen”
This is my day of surgery. I doubt I will have much time to add anything more to this blog, but either Glen or Katie will post while I am resting. The above photograph is what I will be thinking about in addition to my children and grands as I drift off to sleep. ThisContinue reading “Day of Surgery”
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