Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Abe's Collapsed Lung


Hi everyone. Just wanted to let everyone know that he was taken into the hospital early this morning. When he first woke up around 3:30 am, he didn't notice that anything was that much different, he got himself a cup of coffee and went to the office. About 15 mins later he came out to me and said, I feel like I can't breathe, I asked if he had used his inhalers, he said he had, then I asked if he had used his emergency one, so he tried that one again. Still no help. I called 911 they were here by 4:00 am, and took him in to the hospital. Here his left lung that had collapsed in 1981 had collapsed again. The lung doctor came in this morning and said a thoracic surgeon will come in tomorrow and talk with him. They want him to rest today. Apparently if you have a collapsed lung, and have blebs on it like he does, you run a 50% chance of it collapsing again. The second time it collapses, you then run an 80% chance of it happening again. So that's how it stands for now. I know I have already posted a few days ahead, but I will try to post something each day so you will all know what's going on.
All prayers are welcome.

17 comments:

Gramma Ann said...

I am so sorry to hear the bad news. I hope he has a speedy recovery, my thoughts and prayers will be with you.

Enid said...

I'm sorry to hear about Abe's ailment. I am sending him the warmest well wishes possible. And to you big hugs. Prayers to you both.

An Old modblogger/efx-er. :D

david mcmahon said...

Abe is in my thoughts and prayers. So, obviously, are you and your daughters.

Tell him the entire blogosphere wishes him a speedy recovery.

Please keep us posted.

MumbaiiteAnu said...

I pray for his speedy recovery. My best wishes and prayers are with the both of you. Take care.

Gill - That British Woman said...

I am so sorry to hear about this, sending prayers your way for a speedy recovery.

Gill in Canada

Pat - An Arkansas Stamper said...

Oh, my! I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. L's lung! Sending thoughts and prayers his way!

Libertine said...

I'll keep him in my thoughts. Hopr you're holding up OK.

Renie Burghardt said...

So sorry to hear about Abe's collapsed lung. He and you will be in my thoughts and prayers. I'll be back to check for updates.

Take good care and God bless!

Renie

Anonymous said...

I found your site a few months ago and have since enjoyed dropping by and having my morning coffee and a chuckle with you! Just know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!
Blessings to you both!
Jewel

Wanda said...

Dear Patty ~~ you know Abe is in our thoughts and prayers..

Melinda emailed me this morning and we've been praying all day, and at our Prayer Group this morning.

etainne said...

prayers headed your way.

Sleeping Beauty said...

((( Hugs))) I am so sorry to hear about Abe. Warm wishes to you .

Rinkly Rimes said...

I've already sent good wishes to Abe's blog, but it doesn't hurt to double-up.

Rosy said...

Thank you for letting us know over at Abe's Birds Blog where I had also left a message there as well.

I am sorry to hear about this, and my prayers are with you, Abe and your family.

Rose.

Dr. Neha Srivastav said...

Prying to God for speedy reovery

Kathleen said...

I am prayong for Abe!
God Bless you both

Nancy said...

I believe I already responded to this one when you sent out the email. One thing's for sure....There are a lot of people praying for Abe! Prayer works wonders, we all know that!

(((((( HUGS ))))))