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Update...update...update... I am updated out but here goes 1. Nose tube out 2. Swallow test passed 3. No leaks 4. Feeding tube started yesterday, learned how to flush it today 5. Walked 3 laps without walker 6. Sat in chair 7. Talked to me more 8. Sense of humor returning 9

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Poetic rambling

Learning to cope .. Learning to be on your own when your loved one is ill.. Not everyone has to endure these learning opportunities. Those that do either break or bend ... I think me and andy are bending like those dandelion wisps in the wind. A gust comes along and bends th

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Conservatory view

Up on the fifth floor there is a garden... It's kinda neat... Not cold. Andy got his nose tube taken out today because he passed the throat test. no leaks at the seams I guess. Next goal is to walk 2 more laps around the ward..

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Flowers

Thank you alice and thank you Kalamazoo college for the flowers... They smell pretty:)

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Small room

We are now at lacks cancer center. Fourth floor room 22. He has sat up..walked to the door and back and is resting now. If anyone wants to send flowers or balloons that's ok. I think someone tried yesterday but we never saw them so I hope they didn't get lost in transit. A

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One small sit

Andy just got out if bed and sat in a chair! That may seem minor but its a big step forward to healing. Even with a tube jabbed in his ribs, several incisions in his belly, and minus 1 stomach he fought thru the pain and sat in a chair. Go andy go!! Another tiring day almos

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Morning arrives.. Finally

 Andy had a hard night. We finally were reunited at 9pm (16 hrs later). He is in icu still at St Mary's and all day it seems. Having to open the chest is causing incredible pain.. He is still dazed and confused. I got some sleep, I think this couch bed is a nurture produ

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Insanity and sleep deprivation

The staff is gone now for hrs now. The lights r flickering... The cleaning guy is staring at tv... My butt hurts.. I think the hospital is testing my patience or has forgotten about me. I called general Info from the waiting room lol... They say Andy is on recovery so

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Clear margins

Dr McCahill came out an hour ago and said he was able to cut clear margins! To those who have no idea what that means...it means he was able to cut far enough to get all the cancer he saw. The lymph nodes are out and will be biopsied and in 5 days we should know more about t

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Still waiting…

About 8 ours in and still waiting for andy to come out of surgery. so far the stomach is out, I think, and the esophagus is still being looked at...not sure if chest is being cracked open. cant be much longer I hope  

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