8 January 2011

Please pray * Updated

My father-in-law was just taken to hospital via ambulance. He was using his snowblower to remove the snow on his driveway. He started to have chest pains and experience shortness of breath.

We're on our way to see him right now, but it will take an hour to get there.

Please say a prayer for him and for us. The roads haven't all been cleared and the rental from the accident isn't the best!

2011 you suck.

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Update: So my FIL has a collapsed right lung. The doctors tried to coax it into re-inflating (I left the room 'cos I'm squeamish around anything that has to do with blood), but it didn't. The doctors put a tube into his ribcage and now he has to stay in the hospital for 48 to 72 hours.

I'm so relieved.

The drive down to see him was horrible. It seemed like we drove into every snowstorm possible. Lucky for us when we got off the highway the snow stopped and we had clear skies right to the hospital.

I'm back at my FIL's house because I was starving and there was no fast food that I could eat close to the hospital (it's just after 7pm and I haven't eaten anything since 10am). Mr. JB headed back to see if they were finally going to get my FIL into a room.

Thank you so much for your prayers. I was trying really hard to hold it together for Mr. JB's sake. My husband was so calm because he figured that it was his lung again. 

Btw, yesterday was my bloggoversary. We went out to dinner at my favourite raw restaurant, but I was too tired to post when we got home. I can't believe that I've been blogging since 2008! I promise a more reflective post when I get something in my belly!

26 comments:

  1. Praying for you and your family!

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  2. Sending prayers your way. I'm so sorry to hear this news! :(

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  3. I'm so sorry to hear that. I'm on the prayer wagon!

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  4. So sorry, I pray he is well.

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  5. I'm so sorry. He and your family will be in my prayers.

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  6. Oh I hope your FIL will get better and everything turns out okay. I'm sure it must have been scary news to get and then to have to drive in a snowstorm!

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  7. Praying for your FIL and your family. Sorry to hear he's in the hospital.

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  8. Praying for your Father-in-law. My brother gets collapsed lungs frequently- they're painful!!!

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  9. Happy Blogoversary! I'm so glad your FIL didn't have a heart attack, that is what I thought it was. :)

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  10. So glad that it's all going to be okay!!!

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  11. Hope you will have a more peaceful and happy rest of Jan 2011!

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  12. I'm glad he will be fine! My sister had a collapsed lung as a teen, and it was horrible!

    Happy Blogoversary!!!

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  13. oh praise the Lord that he is ok. That is so scary. Raw restaurant??? Was it good?? Sounds scary but I trust your opinion! haha. Hope your tummy is full when you read this:)

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