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Name: Peggy
Gender: Female
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Home country: USA
Current location: Right here!
Member since: Thu Feb 3, 2005, 01:41 PM
Number of posts: 113,993

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****WCGreen Update -- Friday, May 2, 2014****

From his wife:

Chris is more like himself every day. His dexterity is not good enough for texting or typing. He can read though, so texts would be great, as well as emails. Of course, cards are always welcome. Today was a very busy day for him. He had a Bronchoscopy, as well as other things. He has been going to move, and going to move, but he gotten fevers and that is a red flag for transplant patients. They want to make sure there is a plan in place and he is well enough to travel, although it is right up Fairhill, just a couple minutes away. The place sounds great - if you are ready to leave the hospital and not ready to go home - go there. They even have a Physical Therapy gym. Hopefully that will motivate him. Unfortunately, music therapy has motivated him the most, and they may not have it there.
He has his guitar, computer, and phone. He is totally set up. He is frequently so tired, though.

Thank you all for all of your support. I really know this has been a very long haul -

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Fri May 2, 2014, 11:13 PM (10 replies)

This two minute video IS a commercial........it is still extraordinary and very moving...


Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Apr 30, 2014, 04:27 PM (4 replies)

Death makes a deal with the Governor of Georgia:

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Apr 23, 2014, 08:17 PM (89 replies)

This is an amazing video.......I have never seen anything like it. It's also brief...


Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Apr 23, 2014, 01:29 PM (31 replies)

****WCGreen Update --Sunday April 20, 2014****

From his wife:

Chris is moving but not to Fairview. He is moving about 5 min east up the hill to Kindred. They have a very good working relationship with the lung transplant team at the Clinic. Chris will be followed closely by the team remotely and they will visit him as well.

They are saying Tuesday.

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Sun Apr 20, 2014, 12:52 PM (9 replies)

Now, here's a ticket for 2016 that I can really get behind!

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Sun Apr 20, 2014, 12:38 AM (16 replies)

****WCGreen Update --Wednesday April 16, 2014****

From his wife:

Chris is weaning more and more off the vent.

He passed the sip test, so he is on a clear diet, which includes some fruit juices and jello as well as broth and tea. He is still on tube feeding and tolerating it a lot better. They put the tube into his small intestine, bypassing his very sensitive stomach. He also has meds that help the food to move along.

He will probably be moving to a rehab place before the month is out. Hopefully, Grace Hospital, on Fairview Hospital's 6th floor of the old bldg. He was there the last time he was REALLY sick.
I was at the hospital when Physical Therapy was there to work with Chris. I found out that Chris is not very cooperative in PT. Poor baby is often very tired. Since I was there, I encouraged him, and he stood for the first time (with help).

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Apr 16, 2014, 07:41 PM (36 replies)

More Republican hypocrisy, thanks to Liberal America's page:

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Apr 16, 2014, 11:58 AM (7 replies)

Well, I am certainly no Ansel Adams! Still, I am not too unhappy with this picture...

I'd set the camera on M and had the lens all the way out...Considering that I really don't know what I'm doing, I'm pretty happy with this effort!

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Tue Apr 15, 2014, 12:50 PM (8 replies)

I am thrilled to announce that Lisa Stewart of Decanto Anthology has accepted two of my poems!

Concentration and Fatigue will be published in her August 2014 edition!

I could not be happier!

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Fri Apr 11, 2014, 01:00 PM (27 replies)
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