Another update - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Southern Region > Arkansas Chapter
Log In 

Arkansas Chapter Join Chapter Leader: jimkidd

Another update

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-23-2009, 10:37 PM
mechmagcn's Avatar
mechmagcn mechmagcn is offline
Diesel Junky
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Moro Bay, AR
Posts: 3,740
mechmagcn has a good reputation on FTE.mechmagcn has a good reputation on FTE.mechmagcn has a good reputation on FTE.
Another update

Well it looks like things are going from bad to worse. We think Donna had a light stroke sometime last week, nothing extreme, but enough to affect her speech and thinking. Then, on Friday night, she slipped into a coma. Hospice nurse told us to gather the family. Donna fooled us though, at around 4AM she looked up and asked to go "potty". Since she has been in and out of consciousness, some good times and some bad. Communication is difficult at best. She seems to be in some pain and has anxiety attacks when she has difficulty breathing. Hospice brought her a hospital bed today to be more comfortable. If things progress at this rate, I think time is getting very near.
I am getting very tired, getting very little sleep. Even when Donna gets to sleep, I don't seem to. I doze off and then wake to listen for her breathing, if I don't hear it immediately, I am instantly wide awake.
I am glad that Donna's daughter, Gina, was able to take time off to stay with us and help take care of her Mother. I really don't know what I would do without her.
After 23 years together, I know I will be lost when she is gone. I know it will be a relief when it is over, knowing she is no longer suffering, but we still feel guilty.
More later when there is more to tell....... Jeff

1953 F100 PU "Someday"

Lincoln Town Car front clip

5 cyl Mercedes turbo diesel/auto

It Runs! It Even Moves!
Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2009, 10:47 PM
mudder460's Avatar
mudder460 mudder460 is offline
Posting Guru
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Navarre, FL
Posts: 1,207
mudder460 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Wow, that really sucks Jeff. I hope things turn around soon for you and Donna. Let me know if there is anything that we can do for you guys.
2008 Expedition Eddie Bauer
Arkansas Chapter Member
Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2009, 03:07 PM
lwfox002's Avatar
lwfox002 lwfox002 is offline
Elder User
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Paris, Arkansas
Posts: 846
lwfox002 has a great reputation on FTE.lwfox002 has a great reputation on FTE.lwfox002 has a great reputation on FTE.lwfox002 has a great reputation on FTE.
You two cross my mind often. Always say a prayer when I think of you two. Prayer for healing, prayer for acceptance, prayer for comfort. For all involved. May God be with your family.
PSD Addict #13
2003 F350 CC DRW 4X4 (6X6) Traded
2002 F150 XLT 5.4 Triton V8
2002 Excursion Limited 4X4 V10 Bone Stock
Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2009, 03:07 PM

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
One year ago today........ mechmagcn Arkansas Chapter 4 08-27-2010 09:24 PM
OT: Lost my soulmate today mechmagcn 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 63 08-30-2009 09:45 PM
Another update: things are looking a little better mechmagcn Arkansas Chapter 1 07-30-2009 01:46 PM
Update: Not good news mechmagcn Arkansas Chapter 56 07-21-2009 01:29 AM
Update: The patient is doing good! mechmagcn Arkansas Chapter 13 07-27-2008 11:28 AM

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Southern Region > Arkansas Chapter

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:10 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC2
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup