Angela's husband in hospital

Discussion in 'Parent Emeritus' started by Sue C, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. Sue C

    Sue C Active Member

    Rick was admitted today with a collapsed lung. They inserted an air tube and he is on morphine. Even with the pain medications, he is in a great deal of pain. He could use your good thoughts and prayers.

    thanks,
    sue
     
  2. Fran

    Fran Former Site Owner

    Sending good thoughts that he will be out of pain and on the road to recovery.
     
  3. Lori4ever

    Lori4ever New Member

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers that he is well soon.
     
  4. Suz

    Suz (the future) MRS. GERE

    Sending good thoughts for a quick recovery, Sue.

    Suz
     
  5. gottaloveem

    gottaloveem Active Member

    Sorry he is hospitalized. I hope he feels better soon.
     
  6. TYLERFAN

    TYLERFAN New Member

    Sending prayers for Faith, Strength and Healing.

    God Bless,
    Melissa :smile:
     
  7. KFld

    KFld New Member

    Sending good thoughts and prayers. Please keep us posted.
     
  8. PonyGirl

    PonyGirl Warrior Parent

    Prayers from me, too! difficult child sufferred a collapsed lung in his car accident 2 years ago - IS painful!

    Hope R makes a speedy recovery. :smile:

    Peace
     
  9. witzend

    witzend Well-Known Member

    That can be very painful. Did they give any reason as to why his lung collapsed? I hope he will have a speed recovery.
     
  10. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    Sending supportive thoughts and prayers. DDD
     
  11. Sue C

    Sue C Active Member

    I talked to Angela this morning. Rick was doing worse last night. They re-x-ray'd his lung and found it had collapsed further. They are doing some kind of suction through the tube now. He didn't get any sleep last night. This morning he told Angela that he wanted his "mommy" last night. See? We are all still needed when it comes down to it. He will be there at least until tomorrow.

    The lung specialist this morning said that Rick fits all three criteria that could cause a lung to collapse (besides an injury). He has asthma, he had a bad cough for several days, plus he is a tall and thin man.

    Thanks for the good thoughts and prayers. They are appreciated.

    Sue
     
  12. everywoman

    everywoman Active Member

    Good thoughts and prayers for a quick recovery.
     
  13. rejectedmom

    rejectedmom New Member

    sending best wishes for a speedy recovery. -RM
     
  14. Sue C

    Sue C Active Member

    UPDATE:
    The dr. removed the air tube from Rick's lung this afternoon. They are waiting for the results from one final x-ray. If everything is OK, he'll be going home tonight.

    Sue
     
  15. tiredmommy

    tiredmommy Site Moderator

    That's good news! :smile:
     
  16. SunnyFlorida

    SunnyFlorida Active Member

    Sending supportive toughts Sue. Hope Angela's husband is on the recovery. What a scare :wildone:
     
  17. Sue C

    Sue C Active Member

    Just wanted all to know that Rick did go home and is doing OK. But now Angela has the flu and is stuck taking their new puppy outside even though she is sick because Rick has to stay indoors until mid-week. The windchill is 27 degrees below zero this morning. Rick is not to breathe in that cold of air, plus he is supposed to rest.

    They live on the third floor of a condo apartment building. Not too convenient to take out a puppy.

    Sue
     
  18. PonyGirl

    PonyGirl Warrior Parent

    Glad to hear Rick is home & okay, thanks for letting us know.
    * Yep, it's a tad-bit chilly!! I feel bad for Angela! All I have to do to let my dog out is open the patio door.....Quite the trick as it's mostly froze shut! *

    Hope she feels much better, very soon!

    Peace
     
  19. tiredmommy

    tiredmommy Site Moderator

    Is there any way someone could drop off some puppy pads? It may be an interim solution.
     
  20. gottaloveem

    gottaloveem Active Member

    Glad your son-in-law is home. Sorry to hear about Angela feeling ill. Hopefully the new puppy doesn't like the wind chill either and wont want to go out often.
     
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