Wet and Aggressive Corella challenges Magpie

Wet and Aggressive Corella challenges Magpie

Friday, 6 July 2012

Not a good day

The Smaller Portion goes into surgery to replace the ileostomy at one o'clock today.  There will be at least another one and probably two operations after this.  The next operation is tentatively scheduled for three months from now.  Joy and bliss.

74 comments:

  1. bless your heart... and his.... keeping you in my prayers

    ReplyDelete
  2. Praying for your family!



    Have a fine Weekend

    Aloha from Waikiki
    Comfort Spiral
    > < } } ( ° >

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. cloudia charters: And a fine weekend in beautiful Hawaii to you too.

      Delete
  3. Oh my, such a long and difficult road ahead for both of you.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Starting Over, Accepting Changes - Maybe: One step at a time is all we can take, hoping that they are steps forward.

      Delete
  4. Oh it just doesn't seem to end ... but it will and things will get back to some sort of normal. In the mean time I will pray that all goes well for both of you. I am so sorry you are having such a difficult time. Wish I could be there to help out ...

    Andrea @ From the Sol

    ReplyDelete
  5. ack. you are on the roller coaster. the one that goes backwards... in the dark...during a hurricane. fingers crossed that all goes as well as it can. rest up as best you can...

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The backward rollercoaster in the dark on a stormy night is a beautiful description of the days we have been having. Thank you for this precise image.

      Delete
  6. so sorry to hear this EC. Thinking of you both x

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. librarygirl: I will get to Melbourne - some day...

      Delete
  7. Oh my, that sounds like great fun. For what its worth, you are both in my nightly prayers.
    I too have fun and games here as Mr.Alzheimer is taking my allotted portion on a very steep slippery slide, So often now, the lights are on but nobody's home. Happy days . . .

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Arija: I am so sorry. I can remember replying to you - but it didn't stick it seems. I feel for you in your fun and games and am touched by your concern for me in mine.

      Delete
  8. Sorry to hear this EC. You are both in my prayers.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Sending prayers and healing thoughts your way!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Riot Kitty: I hope your healing continues in a positive direction as well.

      Delete
  10. I've just passed the Liebster Award to you - see my post Liebster Awardees.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. JohnD: Thank you - I will stop by when my life calms down a little.

      Delete
  11. Wishing you both good luck and skilled medical staff. Take care. xo

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Lydia La La: Skilled medical practioners sounds wonderful. Fingers crossed.

      Delete
  12. All the best, hugs and fingers crossed for you both xxx

    ReplyDelete
  13. Oh my - I'll be thinking of both of you.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Lynn: Oh my is a much politer version of what I have been thinking.

      Delete
  14. O Bugger, Damn. Hugs, thoughts and prayers for both of you.
    I just noticed the Rupert annual on your reading list . . . I used to look forward to that every Christmas with it's magic painting page. Take good care x

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. bugerlugs63: Both of us love Rupert Bear. The annuals are getting harder to find and more expensive now, but either one of us welcomes Rupert each time he comes our way.

      Delete
  15. Fingers crossed that all goes well.

    ReplyDelete
  16. Here's hoping this is the procedure that will push him (and you) towards the final stretch of this rollercoaster. I cannot imagine. Hugs, prayers, all good thoughts winging your way. Peace...

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Linda: This procedure is a backwards step but hopefully one that will (eventually) allow us to have a positive outcome.

      Delete
  17. I feel so sorry for the both of you. What a miserable ordeal. Healing and hopeful vibrations headed your way from Canada.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Healing and hopeful sounds wonderful. Thank you.

      Delete
  18. One step after another. Thinking of you. Love C&C

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Christine: Small steps at the moment. Thank you both

      Delete
  19. Oh hell, I hope he came through okay and that this is just a small blip on the radar and that they can reverse it all again. Many loving and healing thoughts and wishes coming your way. Hugs (really big ones this time) from Perth xxx

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It is early days yet, but he is a little better each visit. And I love the really big hugs.

      Delete
  20. Oh, EC, I am keeping my thoughts your way and wishing you and SP will make it through this.

    ReplyDelete
  21. Sending hugs to you from Geneva. And a few licks from Milly the pooch as well....

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I collecting quite an assortment of very welcome hugs - but the licks are good too.

      Delete
  22. So very sorry. What an endurance struggle this has been and apparently will be for some time. I look at the birds at my feeder and hope yours will give you some moments of relief and pleasure as you make your way through this ordeal. From the other side of the world, love to you both.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Anne: The hospital birds and the birds on our feeder are a welcome and rejuvenating sight.

      Delete
  23. I hope it went well hon, keep watching the birds and the beauty around you, and here's more hugs *hugs xxxx

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. All Consuming: Fingers crossed - and additional hugs gratefully received.

      Delete
  24. Here's hoping your next news will be good, and only the first of many such reports to come. Sending you love and strength.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Two Tigers: Love and strength never go astray. Thank you.

      Delete
  25. God bless, to both of you. I'm sorry you have to go through this.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. John Wiswell: A heartfelt thank you to you as well.

      Delete
  26. Replies
    1. Murr Brewster: A lovely description - thank you.

      Delete
  27. Replies
    1. Strayer: A much politer, but still accurate phrase than the ones that have sprung to my lips.

      Delete
  28. Remember this too shall pass. Take care of yourself, EC. Rest, eat, play, in spite of it all. Love and big hugs from Vermont!x

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Austan: Thank you. I am clinging to the thought that there will be an end to this - for the Smaller Portion and for me.

      Delete
  29. Keep watching that beautiful Canberra sky & I'll watch it too and think of you both. Hoping for best outcomes and for your own well-being.
    Cxx

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Ampersand Duck: The skies have been glorious and the hospital a bird lover's delight. Small mercies...

      Delete
  30. Wishing for steady recovery and improvement for SP, and that you find strength and peace to endure this latest hurdle, EC.

    ReplyDelete
  31. Dear EC, I'm writing this on Monday. I hope the operation went well and that SM will be home soon and will be patient with his recovery. And I hope you are taking some time for yourself--to just be. Peace.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Dee: Sadly more dramas. Thank you so much for your good wishes - worth even more today than on Monday.

      Delete
  32. I am so sorry to read that the problems continue, and hope the SP's condition and treatment improves. Have been off the air a bit and so have only just now been catching up. Thinking of you.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. persiflage: Thank you. All good wishes gratefully received.

      Delete