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If You Can Spare a Few Prayers

Discussion in 'The Safe Harbor' started by Judi, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. Judi

    Judi Well-Known Member

    Yesterday, my BIL, whom many of you met on the Alaska 2009 and Bermuda 2011 cruises, went for his stress test. It showed that one of the lower chambers of the heart was not getting blood. They immediately sent him to the hospital. Then, last night, they took him by ambulance to University of Pennsylvania. They're taking him up now and they say the surgery will be at least 5 hours. I'd appreciate any prayers for Magee.

    Judi
     
  2. nieciez

    nieciez Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Oh Judi, my thoughts and prayers are on the way.
     
  3. popcorn

    popcorn Well-Known Member

    Sending prayers for a good outcome.

    Liz
     
  4. Calgon1

    Calgon1 Awaiting results of mental evaluation

    Gettin' the prayer wheels turnin' ...

    Please let him know that we are very concerned and keep us informed, OK?
     
  5. NiteStar

    NiteStar Well-Known Member

    Prayers are certainly on the way for him and the whole family. Please keep us posted.
     
  6. Judi

    Judi Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the prayers....they're obviously working.

    He had triple bypass surgery. The Doctor was pleased with the way things went. He's recovering and his DD says he's doing "great!"

    Thanks again for the prayers! :thankyou:
     
  7. JacquieP

    JacquieP Well-Known Member

    Mega prayers are of the way for Magee, Cis, and all you guys! I know he's a tough old bird......just like his buddy Leon, but lots of prayers will help. How incredibly lucky we are that heart surgery has progressed as fast as it has, and we'll keep praying for a speedy recovery!
     
  8. Lurline63

    Lurline63 Well-Known Member

    Good news. Prayers continue. HUGZ.
     
  9. Whimsy

    Whimsy Well-Known Member

    Just seeing this post. Glad he came thru surgery well. Prayers for an uneventful recovery.
     
  10. Calgon1

    Calgon1 Awaiting results of mental evaluation

    NEVER underestimate the power of prayer!
     
  11. connie seabee

    connie seabee Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Judi, I'm sorry but I just saw this post... I will pray for a full and successful recovery for your BIL. Give thanks that he had the stress test when he did.
     
  12. Judi

    Judi Well-Known Member

    Once again, thank you all for the prayers for Magee.

    The latest update was this morning and he was sitting up in a chair! Go get 'em, Dearie! :clap:
     
  13. audrey

    audrey Well-Known Member

    such wonderful news prayers will continue till he is home
     
  14. GloBug

    GloBug Senior Flea Coller Tester

    Just saw this post. I am glad all went well! Ditto what Jacquie said... they probably know more about how the heart works and how to repair it then any other part of the human body, and for that we are all thankful! I'm glad he's doing so well.
     
  15. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Somehow I missed this thread - sorry.

    Glad to know that the surgery went well and that he is now sitting in a chair and on the road to recovery.
     
  16. Judi

    Judi Well-Known Member

    Thank you, KK. He came home on Tuesday and is doing GREAT!

    A great big :thankyou: to everyone for their prayers and good thoughts.

    Our cruise will be that much greater knowing that he's home and is doing well! :)
     
  17. maw

    maw Wordsmith

    Judi I am sorry I am so slow reading this-glad all has gone well. It is amazing what they can do these days.
     

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