Valerie, Best of luck and here's hoping for a swift recovery! Caring for her through something this large with such extended recovery times seems extremely daunting, so hats off too you. Courtney On 11/3/10, Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I just wanted to let everyone know that my e-mail access will be much more > sporadic in the next couple of weeks. Nichole and I leave for Shreveport > tomorrow at lunchtime, and we could be gone for up to two weeks. She is > having the major surgery, a spinal fusion, from the base of her neck (T2 for > the people who know what that means) through L5 (near the tailbone). The > fact that it is 400 miles away from home and that Doug is staying at home > makes it even more complex. > > I am packed up with some proofreading projects and Nichole has downloaded > many books from BARD and Bookshare. Hopefully we will keep busy, not have > any surprises, and be able to keep up on our e-mail somewhat. It will be > tough without speech recognition, but I hope it goes smoothly. > > If someone needs help on one of my projects, please expect slight delays in > replies. Any prayers and well wishes will be greatly appreciated! Feel free > to contact me off list or to get updates from her Caringbridge page. > > Take care! > Valerie > > http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/nicholemaples To unsubscribe from this > list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.