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Post by markiver54 » Sun May 10, 2020 10:15 am

Was getting in the car last night after picking up take out for supper when my phone rang.
Could not believe it...caller ID said Dad!
I quickly pulled over and answered. He sounded about normal, and said Hi Son, sorry it's been a while since we talked. I couldn't believe it. He was calling from the rehab facility he's in, now that he's been released from the hospital. He has now tested negative for Covid. One more test in a couple days, and if it is negative, he can then go home!!!
Needless to say, my Step Mom is beside herself.
Hard to believe...88 years old, at one point we almost lost him. Was so bad, they wanted to put him on a ventilator, but that was not an option because he has a DNR order, and yet he pulled through...PTL!
Thank you all again for your thoughts and prayers!! I told him, there were many more people praying for him than he knew of.
He recieved 62 cards while sick.
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Re: Dad update

Post by RanchRoper » Sun May 10, 2020 10:20 am

Great to hear. Happy for you and your family buddy. That's one tough dad ya got there.
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Re: Dad update

Post by markiver54 » Sun May 10, 2020 10:24 am

RanchRoper wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 10:20 am
Great to hear. Happy for you and your family buddy. That's one tough dad ya got there.
Thank you RR!
Yes, pretty amazing after 32 days in th hospital.
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Re: Dad update

Post by Rifletom » Sun May 10, 2020 10:47 am

I have to echo what RR said: one tough guy your Dad! Very glad to hear this Mark.
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Re: Dad update

Post by markiver54 » Sun May 10, 2020 10:53 am

Rifletom wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 10:47 am
I have to echo what RR said: one tough guy your Dad! Very glad to hear this Mark.
Thank you very much Tom! Has been a very stressful, trying time for the family.
I realize, at his age Ya never know, however, glad he got through this one and we still have him with us!
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Post by CT_Shooter » Sun May 10, 2020 11:09 am

Wonderful news, Mark; and I'll just bet hearing the sound of his voice put you over the top! Quite a remarkable outcome. I hope you two begin to talk on the phone often. Thanks for sharing the news with us.
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Re: Dad update

Post by BigAl52 » Sun May 10, 2020 11:22 am

Awesome news Mark. There must be something more for him to do. Thats one tough man. What a nice Mothers day it will be for your step mother. Im sure you and everyone concerned are on cloud 9. Im happy for you and the family
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Re: Dad update

Post by Grunt67 » Sun May 10, 2020 11:25 am

Great news Mark. Hope he's back home soon. :D
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Re: Dad update

Post by markiver54 » Sun May 10, 2020 11:31 am

Thank you ALL, so much....life is good!
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Re: Dad update

Post by daytime dave » Sun May 10, 2020 12:41 pm

Thanks for that update Mark, that made my day. What a very tough guy he is. Say hello for me next time you talk to him.
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