Archive for December, 2011

Dec 23, 2011

A new day!

My mom is still sleeping after a 7 hour surgery.  Her ICU nurse reports that all her vitals are normal but that she has not woken from the surgery yet. They think she should wake up in a few more hours. Dad plans to be sitting there when she opens her eyes. One really has […]


Dec 22, 2011

ON AGAIN ? ! !******

After spending an hour this morning planning my flight to Edmonton on Dec 26th I got the news. Mom has just been booked for her heart surgery in 2 hours.  Hopefully she will be leaving her room at 11:30AM for the OR.  There was a cancellation for the heart surgery scheduled for this afternoon and […]


Dec 21, 2011

Catching up!

A few nights ago, Sunday the 18th, Colin & I hosted a party for all the RVers plus other friends on the Isla.  The evening was a huge success, almost 6 hours of fun, food and music.  We called it our Palapa Roof Raising party, I think we shall make it an annual event.


Dec 21, 2011

DEC. 21 update….

….Mom’s lungs have refilled with fluid and her heart is missing a beat.  She is exhausted and just trying to rest.  The operating schedule is full till the 28th of Dec so all we can do is hope and pray.  I myself am horribly tired, if you recall I had surgery last July, from which […]


Dec 20, 2011


There were two emergency heart transplants and one emergency lung transplant today at Mom’s hospital.  All cardiac surgery was delayed and now in Mom’s case, surgery is rebooked for Dec. 28th. However she is considered too weak to go home and will have to remain at the hospital.  She is upset needless to say as […]


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