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Old 05-26-2011, 09:55 PM   #1
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My grandmother is in the hospital tonight; she had a stroke this evening. The doctors say it wasn't an overly severe one -- she still has the full use of her limbs and knows everything and everyone around her. Her speech is a little slurred, though.

I haven't been to the hospital yet -- my mother, who lives with her, is with her, and so is my aunt, who came to town immediately after she got the call. I know there's nothing I can do at the hospital anyway, but I guess I just keep thinking of what she said to me when I left her house this afternoon (eerily, only about twenty minutes before she had the stroke): I told her that I would see her tomorrow, and she said, "Yes, God willing."

It's what she *always* says (I guess when you're ninety-one years old, every day is a question mark) but the fact that she had a damn stroke not long after she said it...well, it gives me the willies. You know?

She's the only grandparent I've ever known (all my other grandparents died before I had a chance to have any memories of them) and I cannot imagine life without her. I know she'll be okay (she's a tough old bird) but this still has me shaken up.

So I guess what I'm asking for is some good thought power. Light a candle, say a prayer (if that's your thing)....****, whatever you do to send good vibes would be great. I guess I just need someone else's thoughts to join with mine tonight.

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Old 05-26-2011, 10:12 PM   #2
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to you and your family and many, many good thoughts your way!
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Old 05-26-2011, 10:21 PM   #3
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Sending good thoughts and prayers your way. You might like to check out the Prayer Warrior thread here--- very good and very supportive. keep us updated.

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Old 05-26-2011, 10:25 PM   #4
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Prayers going up for you guys, Snoofie.

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Old 05-26-2011, 10:39 PM   #5
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I'm so sorry she stroked! I'll be praying for her health and your family coping with her being hospitalized
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Old 05-26-2011, 10:45 PM   #6
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I'm sorry to hear that Snoofie. Thinking good thoughts for you, your family, and your grandma.
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:58 AM   #7
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Good thoughts coming your way. Hope everything works out. Stay strong.
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Old 05-27-2011, 03:29 AM   #8
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Good thoughts and lots of hugs to you and yours
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Old 05-27-2011, 06:06 AM   #9
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That's one hardy grandma! I'm sending some positive thoughts over. Stay strong
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Old 05-27-2011, 09:41 AM   #10
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