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Friday, December 30, 2005

Smooth Christmas grinds to a halt

Well our plan to see King Kong today during our planned child free day has gone out the window.
My Dad had a Heart Attack and a stroke at 6am this morning, so We've spent the morning at the hospital, he's not too bad considering, has lost the use of his left arm and left leg, and has a small palsy on his face, but his speech is good, and so are his mental faculties. He seemed to be regaining a very small amount of movement in his left arm, but there's no way of knowing if he'll get use back.

He's having an MRI this afternoon to confirm it is a clot/stroke and not an anurism, and to assess the damage to his brain, I expect though that it is a clot, and the doctor suspects this as well. He'll be in for a couple of days and then he'll go off to a rehab hospital for intensive physiotherapy to aid his recovery and hopefully give him back use of his arm and leg to some extent [ fingers crossed]


I'd fully expect that he will ahve to retire after this though, as a painter and decorator not being able to climb a ladder is a bit of a bugger.

The hospital were a bit taken aback when me, all my brothers, and my Dad's brothers all turned up simultaneously...good thing we left all the kids at home that would have really scared them ;o)

25 Comments:

Blogger craziequeen said...

Love to the Aginoth Clan from blogland
[crosses fingers also]

cq

Friday, December 30, 2005 2:30:00 pm  
Blogger Jane said...

Oh cripes Aginoth, I hope your father makes a successful and speedy recovery.

Friday, December 30, 2005 3:06:00 pm  
Blogger pissoff said...

Crikey Aginoth, that's a lot to swallow at 6am on December 30. Wishing your father all the best and a speedy recovery. I'll be keeping him in my thoughts with my fingers crossed.

Friday, December 30, 2005 3:25:00 pm  
Anonymous mar said...

Recovery wishes. Let's hope 2006 brings only good things to you and your family.

Friday, December 30, 2005 4:01:00 pm  
Blogger CyberKitten said...

Crossed fingers for your Dad's full and speedy recovery...

Thoughts with you & the family..

Friday, December 30, 2005 4:20:00 pm  
Anonymous Alan said...

Bugger!

Best wishes to your dad, I hope he recovers quickly and well.

Friday, December 30, 2005 5:19:00 pm  
Blogger Dave said...

Best wishes to your Dad for a swift recovery.

Friday, December 30, 2005 5:53:00 pm  
Blogger Merkin said...

Bad luck, Aginoth. I know it means nothing from the comforting noms de blog in cyberspace, but I genuinely hope he gets well soon.

Friday, December 30, 2005 7:07:00 pm  
Blogger MuppetLord said...

Hope he makes a quick recovery.

Friday, December 30, 2005 7:12:00 pm  
Blogger Sleepypete said...

Hope he'll be able to get back into a position to terrify people by climbing ladders again soon.

Thinking of you guys ...

Friday, December 30, 2005 8:21:00 pm  
Blogger S.I.D. said...

And there was you saying all was going well this Chrimbo.Hope all works out for your dad!!

Friday, December 30, 2005 8:35:00 pm  
Blogger Shelli said...

OMG! I am sorry Aginoth. I hope he gets well and makes a full recovery! Will be thinking of you and your family and praying for you as well.

Friday, December 30, 2005 8:38:00 pm  
Blogger Chas Ravndal said...

Hello Mrs. Aginoth!!! Happy New Year!!!

Friday, December 30, 2005 9:02:00 pm  
Blogger Stephen (aka Q) said...

Here's wishing your dad a speedy and full recovery. Tough start to a new year, for all concerned.
Q

Saturday, December 31, 2005 12:34:00 am  
Blogger Kyahgirl said...

aw, I'm sorry to hear about your Dad's illness. That is scary. Best wishes to him for a complete recovery Mr. A.

Saturday, December 31, 2005 4:41:00 pm  
Blogger craziequeen said...

Glad to hear the news on your Dad is positive.

Happy New Year, lovey!!

cq

Saturday, December 31, 2005 9:39:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was sorry to read this news. Hope he makes a good recovery.

Sunday, January 01, 2006 12:55:00 pm  
Blogger ribbiticus said...

will pray for your dad's speedy recovery. hope you and mrs. a had a great new year's nonetheless. :)

Sunday, January 01, 2006 5:13:00 pm  
Blogger Chas Ravndal said...

Happy New Year!!!!

Sunday, January 01, 2006 8:01:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry to hear of your dad's illness and hope he makes a full and quick recovery.

Sunday, January 01, 2006 8:55:00 pm  
Blogger Uisce said...

I was just making the rounds to catch up and saw the news. I'll be thinking of him and your family and hope for a speedy recovery!

Sunday, January 01, 2006 10:21:00 pm  
Blogger suburban wonder said...

Recovery wishes are winging their way across the Atlantic towards your dad.

Hope the year gets better!

Sunday, January 01, 2006 10:56:00 pm  
Blogger Katherine said...

Hope your Dad will be OK. Just stumbled on your blog and am really enjoying it - very witty!

Sunday, January 01, 2006 11:48:00 pm  
Blogger kenju said...

I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's problems. I so hope he will recover quickly with no long lasting effects.

Happy New Year (as much as possible).

Monday, January 02, 2006 1:41:00 am  
Blogger dena said...

I hope your Dad has a super quick recovery and is soon feeling much better.

Monday, January 02, 2006 1:43:00 am  

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