Hello everyone. I just got my internet back. Last night's storm here took it down. We had rain and lots of lightening which must have damamged my DSL company's equipment. I have news about Norma and Donald and will just post their daughter Tracy's message here.
Tracy's message:I wanted to update everyone since its been so long. My mom is doing about the same, her BP is still high and she is still on the vent to breath. She made it almost 18 hrs breathing on her own a few days ago then went back into respitory failure so they put her back on the machine to breath for her . She is having problems with the feeding tube, she's not absorbing the food so they tried a IV type nutrition but that didn't work either. Her blood sugar is 500 and they are concerned and trying to get that down. So please keep her in your prayers. My brother is driving in tomorrow from Florida to help me because I'm so overly stressed. Now to break the bad news to you all.
On Thursday Donald was admitted into the hospital in Houston for a severe kidney/urinary infection. He is so sick with a extremely high fever, he's now septic and his kidneys have stopped functioning. They have him intubated and sedated. The dr's say he has another source of infection besides the kidneys and are trying to find it. They are going to start dialysis if the fluids don't kick in and make his kidneys work. He is in critical condition and they must also make sure his heart is not affected since he already has a heart condition. Please pray for him. I can't stand seeing my parents like this and I don't want to loose them both.
At this point there is little we can do except pray for both Donald and Norma. Lord, please keep them in your care and help them to heal. Give safe travel to Norma's son as he travels from FLorida to be with them and keep Tracy strong. Amen.
I will be in the Cafe with all the usual drinks ready for you when you stop in. We are having VERY strong winds today and more sotrms tonight so I hope I don't lose my internet again. I will update you on the Decorah eagles tomorrow. It's VERY windy up there too.