[nikonf4] Bunky's "Umbrella"

  • From: MomMamiya7@xxxxxxx
  • To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 21:54:34 EDT

Hi Eric, sent this to the F4 address last evening ... Today's update  is at 
the end.
Hi all,
It's been one hell of a week, the brightest moments being when we got to  
meet Mark's parents (what great people!), and then see Eric on Wednesday 
night  for dinner.  The time went by all too quickly, but even a quick  visit 
was better than none.
10/25 Mon AM ... Bunky's Internist
10/26 Tues AM ... Bunky's Neurosurgeon
10/28 Thurs AM ... Bunky had a venous ultrasound, and then met with the  
Vascular Surgeon
............................IVC Filter to be installed tomorrow  morning, 
............................We have to be at the hospital at 6:30 AM.
10/28 Thurs PM ... I had a Nuclear Stress Test ... think I passed.
10/29 Fri. AM ... Bunky's Cardiologist ... cleared Bunky for both the  
Filter and Back Surgery.
10/29 Fri. PM ... Neurosurgeon scheduled back surgery for Wednesday,  
November 10.
Everything is now in place and moving forward.
I'm off to bed ... the alarm is set for 5:30 AM ... a time when I'd rather  
be going to bed than getting up.
The procedure tomorrow is a short one, so hopefully we'll be home by  
mid-afternoon.  Please keep Bunky in your prayers.  
Hugs to all,
11/1/2010 UPDATE
When we checked in at the hospital this AM, the clerk asked Bunky  if he 
knew the reason he was there and he said, "I'm getting an umbrella."   I 
smiled and said, "Filter," and the clerk said, "Umbrella will do. "  So,  Bunky 
got his umbrella, and all went well.  Now, November 11th can't  get here soon 
enough for me ... I'll be so happy when Bunky is finally free from  the 
back pain.  It's been going on far too long.
Thank you all for your kind thoughts and prayers.

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