Man plans, God laughs

when last i posted
i was about to fly off to the UK
i was worried about toonman 

well

i was right to worry
and
i never made it to the UK

yup

man plans, god laughs
its one of my favorite sayings
never more so than these last 14 days


so to reassure you he's okay
there he is this past sunday

one 
day
home
from
hospital

yup

the short-ish version is 
after flights were cancelled thursday/friday 
we thought maybe
we'd fly out on saturday evening
but 
on saturday afternoon
toonman's 'cold' turned rather nasty
into 
hospital he went

he did NOT have the flu
if he had 
they'd have given him 
some meds and sent him home



nope
he had a respiratory virus
when combined with his asthma 
caused him to be unable to breathe

on sunday
he was off 
the hannibal lechter mask
onto
a cannula


contagious
he was stuck in isolation
visitors were gowned/masked
(i think he should have been masked as he was the germ-y one)


he progressed slowly
lots of tests
lots of nebulizing


one night when i got home from hospital
i decided to make blueberry biscuits
i planned on eating one


i ate them all


lots of other things happened that week
including a nor'easter


he was no longer contagious
he was moved into a room with a view


after a full week in hospital
he was released this past saturday

slowly every day he's improving
and
now
i
need
a
vacation





17 comments:

  1. It's so good to see Ray doing better!
    And I hope you get to go away soon dear Daryl!
    Xo

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  2. OMG. So scary. But so happy to know that Toonman is home again. And happy that you weren't an ocean away.

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  3. Wow. You've both had a rough time of it lately. I can sure relate to that! I am so glad he is on the mend. He is one of the good ones . . . I have always liked Ray ever since meeting him that first time. xoxo

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  4. Oh my what a hard week is has been for the two of you. Glad he is better and able to go home.

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  5. That is quite an ordeal, but good that he's home.

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  6. I bet you do, dar Daryl.
    WAs thinking of you often.
    So glad he is doing so much better.
    Sending lots of love.

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  7. 1 - Your instincts are spot-on.
    2- He's looking good.
    3 - I'm SO glad he's on the mend.
    4- I hope you get your holiday soon.

    <3

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  8. Tell God to stop laughing - you just had a change of plans. :) So glad to hear Toonman is home and on the mend! Wish him well for me and tell him I miss his Toonlets. :(

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  9. Tell Toonman he and Donna shared the same inhaler. I'm sure he'll be happy to know that.

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  10. Happy to hear he's well. His teeshirt is very adorable. And your biscuits look lovely,

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  11. Y'all have had a rough few weeks! I'm so glad he got the care he needed and he's back home, and glad you were there with him. Payers for both of you continue, for his healing and your vacation!!

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  12. So glad he's home and recovering well. Time to start planning for the U.K. again!

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  13. Lookin' good, Toonman, and I am SO glad that you are better!!
    Indeed, you do need a vacation, Daryl.
    xo.

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  14. Hello,
    Happy he is home and feeling better. I hope you are able to head off for your vacation soon.
    Hugs,
    Carla

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  15. I was worried about Toonman and I'm glad he is doing better and is home. I hope you get your vacation soon, you deserve it.

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