Prayers for my husband and his family please!

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SassyMyKitty
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   Posted 1/13/2010 11:17 PM (GMT -7)   
Not too long ago, my father-in-law passed away. He was too young to die. When he was admitted to the ER, he presented with flu-like symptoms only. His condition then began to deteriorate. His heart stopped once and they were able to bring him back with CPR. He had a blockage in his heart. They fixed the blockage in his heart, put a stint in. His vitals steadied and it seemed the worst was over. But his kidneys were failing. They thought it was some kind of infection. Not too long ago, I received a call from my sister-in-law that his heart had stopped again and they were trying to bring him back again with CPR. I then received another call not too much longer from my husband. They were unable to bring him back. This is very devastating to my husband, his family, and to me. Please. We could all really use any prayers you could offer up. This is a very hard blow to take.
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   Posted 1/13/2010 11:43 PM (GMT -7)   
Sassy,

Sweet one, I am so very sorry. I know how much family means to you and it's a hard loss when a loved parent passes away. Please tell hubby that I will be thinking and praying for you, him and your son that you have peace and strength at this time.

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Littleneck
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   Posted 1/14/2010 4:16 AM (GMT -7)   
I'm so sorry, Sassy. You and your family are in my thoughts with sympathy and prayers.
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vestabula
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   Posted 1/14/2010 4:42 AM (GMT -7)   

So sorry Sassy and sending my thoughts and prayers.

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do-over
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   Posted 1/14/2010 4:51 AM (GMT -7)   
So sorry to hear your news. You and your whole family are in my prayers now ....

Libby08
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   Posted 1/14/2010 6:48 AM (GMT -7)   
So sorry to hear this devestating news.  I will be praying for your family.

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   Posted 1/14/2010 7:02 AM (GMT -7)   
I'm so sorry your family is going through this. My prayers are with you.

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   Posted 1/14/2010 7:36 AM (GMT -7)   
Sassy you can count on me to add to the prayers already given. Your husband, you and the rest of your family will definetly be in my prayers.

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SassyMyKitty
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   Posted 1/14/2010 7:57 AM (GMT -7)   
Thank you everyone for your prayers. They are greatly appreciated. You guys are like family to me, and I can always count on you being there. So thank you.
 
Chutz- Mom, thank you for all that you have done. I really think of you as a mother to me. And you are right.       Family does mean a lot to me. This was a great loss. Thank you for your prayers.
 
This is just so heartbreaking. I keep thinking that he is going to pop up on AIM or call. I'll never be able to talk to him again. I feel guilty because I thought he had the flu, so I didn't go down to see him when he was home. I was afraid of getting sick, so I didn't go down there. Now I wish I had. I wish I had had a chance to talk to him one more time...to give him one more hug.
 
Again, thank you all for your prayers. They are greatly appreciated. I love you all.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Dr. Seuss
 


Irish Babe
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   Posted 1/14/2010 7:59 AM (GMT -7)   
Oh, Sassy, how sad. I am so terribly sorry for all the pain your family is going thru right now. You and your family are certainly in my prayers.
 
Pls take care of yorself, while you're taking care of your DH and little Alex. I pray that you get all the extra strength you will need at this time.
 
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Marlee2
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   Posted 1/14/2010 8:33 AM (GMT -7)   
Sassy, I'm so sorry about your FIL and prayers are with your family. I am the queen of guilt so don't beat yourself up over not seeing him you did what you thought was best for your little family at the time. He knows how much you cared.
 
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crazykitty
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   Posted 1/14/2010 9:55 AM (GMT -7)   
Sassy, I am so sorry for your loss of your dear father in-law. I'll be keeping you and your
family in my prayers. Sending you gentle hugs, my friend.

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   Posted 1/14/2010 11:24 AM (GMT -7)   
Sassy, I'm so sorry for your family's loss! I'll keep you all in my prayers! And don't feel guilty about not going to see you FIL during his illness, I'm sure he'd want you to remember him in good health. We can't predict the future! You need to keep yourself healthy now so you can be there for your husband and his family. Remember to take care of yourself! Gentle Hugs
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RedDiane
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   Posted 1/14/2010 12:54 PM (GMT -7)   
Sassy, I'm praying for you and your family. Such a loss. Diane
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   Posted 1/14/2010 1:27 PM (GMT -7)   
Sassy, I am so sorry for your loss!
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Jeannie143
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   Posted 1/14/2010 1:57 PM (GMT -7)   
Sassy,
So sorry about your Father-in-Law. Mine did the same exact thing to me. Bless his heart, he didn't want to bother anyone in the family with his symptoms so he went and laid down to take a nap and passed away. Sending prayers to you and yours. Wish I could do more.
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   Posted 1/14/2010 2:16 PM (GMT -7)   
Sassy, I'm so sorry.  You and your family are in my prayers.
 
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fitlissa76
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   Posted 1/14/2010 5:12 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm so sorry for your loss. Yes, I will certainly pray for the family.

Statgeek
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   Posted 1/14/2010 10:10 PM (GMT -7)   
I am so sorry to hear that this has happened. We will definitely keep him and you and your family in our prayers.
hugs,
Sue

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   Posted 1/15/2010 12:57 PM (GMT -7)   
Dear Sassy, you and your family are in my prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss.

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