He's alive and well... yeah God!
This was taken right before surgery... great picture for someone minutes
before going under the knife, don't you think?
Surgery went well. It did take twice as long as they expected because they
discovered that the scar tissue from his diverticulosis fused his colon to his
appendix and bladder... so the appendix was also removed and the bladder
mended. The doc said it was a hard surgery but he came through it with flying
colors... what a guy!
He was doing really great until yesterday afternoon when he gave us quite a
scare. His heart rate sky rocketed and their first attempts to bring it down
failed. They called in the Rapid Response Team and within minutes a swarm
of doctors and nurses descended upon him with all their mobile equipment!
It was like something from television... not much fun. After all the tests,
they moved him to the cardiac unit to monitor him and discovered through
the blood work that his electrolytes were off. They set him up with a drip of
magnesium and within a short time his heart was happy again and we were
praising God for watching over him.
Thank you for all your love and prayers... our God is an awesome God!
Our prayer now is that this little episode won't hinder him from being able to
come home tomorrow... home sweet home... we are ready! Yay... just
found out from the doc...we're going home tomorrow... thank You Lord!
Blessings and God-hugs to all...