Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Turning the corner

Far Guy has finally turned the corner, he is feeling a bit better.  He is still coughing and wheezing but can breathe easier.  He was in the hospital last week. Respiratory distress and Acute Bronchitis and most likely a nasty virus.  He has a long way to go for a complete recovery, it will take time and patience.

I am feeling better also ...just real tired.  That was one wicked virus.  Our youngest daughter Jen made many trips here to check on us and make sure we had what we needed.

Our winter weather has returned with a late April snowfall yesterday.

Just what we needed to feel all "springy."

My main objective is to take care of Far Guy and get him back to reasonably good health.  I will write the blog when I can...no promises.
Far Side


39 comments:

Laurel Wood said...

Thank you for the update. I will keep you both in my prayers. Sending our love.

L. D. said...

I am glad that Jen can come to check and bring in things. I see Minnesota got hit again with snow. The weather has caused a really tough year. Always in my prayers. Stay warm and inside.

Victoria Zigler said...

I'm glad Far Guy has turned the corner, and you're improving too. Don't worry about the blog; focus on getting yourself and Far Guy well.

Sam I Am...... said...

So glad to hear you are on the road to recovery and that your daughter was checking on you! Take it easy and rest and recoup! Hugs and prayers ~ Sam

linda m said...

I am so glad to hear that Far Guy is feeling better and home after his hospital stay. Also glad that you too are on the road to recovery. Thankful that Jen was able to come and help out. Take care of yourself and get better. You and Far guy are in my daily prayers. Praying you both for a speedy recovery.

Val Ewing said...

I had been thinking of you guys daily and wondering how you were getting along. It is very tiring to try to take care of yourself and someone else. Hopefully the weather and your health cooperate and head to a nice spring.

Dawn said...

I'm glad you're both feeling a little better, but hope once it stops snowing (which I also hope is soon) you will start feeling better faster so that you can both enjoy spring when it finally arrives! Don't worry about us, we'll be here whenever you feel the urge to write!

Pauline Persing said...

I was happy to see this blog this morning. I have been checking every day. I'm glad to hear that you and Far Buy are feeling better. Take life as easy as you can. Sometimes taking it easy is easier said than done.

DJan said...

I agree with all the previous comments. I'm just glad that FG has turned the corner. And that you are feeling a little better, too. Don't worry about your fan club, we'll be here when you're well enough to write. Sending you lots of love and wishes for a full recovery for FG.

Sallysmom said...

Thank you for the update. I have been thinking of the two of you with fingers crossed that you both were on the mend.

Miss Merry said...

Keeping you in our prayers. That virus has arrived at my house, luckily not with as much force. Yesterday I was clad in baggy jeans, stretched out shirt and a cardigan with holes as my husband slept. We got an emergency call from my police officer son who had been called into work as he sat in the pediatricians office with a 4 yr old, a 3 yr old and a 6 month old who have it too. I had to wake my sleeping husband to help install car seats (whose bright idea was it over the weekend to vacuum the car?) and go sit for another hour waiting to see a doctor who can't give them anything for a virus? I was surprised they didn't call child services when they saw me.

Phyllis Pritchard said...

Glad to read that Far Guy is slowly improving and also you are feeling better. Continue to keep you both in my prayers. Far Side take care of you also.

Tired Teacher said...

My world is white this morning, too. Thanks for the update - may you and Far Guy get stronger each day.

Maebeme said...

Glad to hear you're both on the mend. A wicked virus indeed! It's good you have your daughter nearby here to help as needed.

Take care!

Joan said...

You've both been on my mind and glad to hear things are improving, even if there's still a long way to go. Hopefully we'll get some warm weather and sunshine soon...... preferably before July! Take care.

Harriet said...

Take care!

Rita said...

So glad to hear you are both feeling better. Don't worry about us. We will be here whenever you post and thinking about you both.

You really did get some snow there! :)

Betsy said...

Good Morning! I was so glad to see your post and read that you are both on the road to improvement. We'll all be here waiting when you feel able to write and give updates. Dennis and I are both praying for complete recovery for both of you. I'm so glad you have family close by who can help. I'm sorry about the snow. Spring has been a fickle lady this year.
Blessings,
Betsy

Red said...

Good to hear from you and get a report . at least things are going in the right direction.

Sara said...

Taking care of yourselves is the higher priority. I'm glad you are both on the mend.

Intense Guy said...

I hope you both feel much better soon.

Leah said...

Good to hear from you - take care and both of you get well!

Bonnie said...

I've been thinking about you both. Thanks for the update. I'm so glad Jen has been able to help. Just post when you are up to it and save your energy for yourself and Far Guy. Keeping you both in my thoughts.

thecrazysheeplady said...

Whew!

Terry and Linda said...

I'm glad the corner has turned. I hope you both can get well and stay there. Winter is tooooooo long this year.

Gemma's person said...

Take care of you guys first. Hugs.

diane in northern wis said...

Thanks so much for the update, Connie. By all means get yourselves well and then you can come back and blog regularly, if you want! Always enjoy your blog so much. You've been dealing with some nasty bugs. Praying they'll go away for good and soon. Take good care you two! Glad your daughter is checking up on you!

Cynthia said...

Glad to hear things are a bit better. I hope you can relax and rest up from this nasty big.

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

I am pleased Far Guy is improving sounds like he was in a bad way

Linda Reeder said...

Thanks for checking in. You both have been on my mind.

Anonymous said...

Yes, I have checked in everyday too! I was beginning to worry also but kept the Prayers going your way! Sure hope you recover fast, but I know it does take time to get your strength back. Hope the wheezing and coughing goes away soon but try not to rush things. Sharon

Granny Marigold said...

Good news that you're both on the mend. It's so great that your daughter lives close enough so she can pop over to check if you need anything.

Jacqi Stevens said...

What a relief to see something here, even if it is only that Far Guy is a "bit better." Glad to hear the news! Sorry to hear that nasty bug has gotten you down, too. Sounds like you both could use some real spring weather!

Far Side of Fifty said...

She lives 2 1/2 hours away so it takes the better part of her day to check on us

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marlu said...

Get plenty of rest. Glad Far Guy is back home.

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Anyway glad that you are both on the mend.

Rose said...

Oh my, your daughter does have quite a drive to check on you, but Bless her for making the trip. I do hope you two make a complete recovery soon.

Debi said...

My goodness but you have certainly had a rough winter. I'm so glad to hear that Far Guy is feeling better.