Four Months Post Surgery

Well believe it or not, it's been FOUR months since Doug underwent his open heart surgery.  He's doing very well.  He's…

Four Weeks Post Op

Well it's been four weeks now and Doug is doing well. First two weeks seemed better or at least not…

5th Day Post Op

Well we thought Doug would be discharged today but his almighty colon needs to produce again so it will be…

4th Day Post Op

Doug had a terrible night. He took a sleeping pill but it did not seem to help and the routine…

3rd Day Post Op

Doug continues to slowly improve; his oxygen level and red blood cells are still a tad low but not so…

2nd Post Op Day

First day of spring and Josh’s birthday! Doug had a rough night last night; tried to work through the pain…

First Post Op Day

Fran saw Doug again at 7 last night and then 8 before calling it a night. Doug was sleepy and…

The Surgery

We parked near the hospital last night on a residential street in front of a church; very quiet and we…

Day Before Surgery

Today was the day to register at hospital and have some blood work taken before tomorrow’s surgery. After completing registration…

Pre Op

March 10th Doug went into the Austin Heart Hospital yesterday for most of the day to have the pre op…

The Diagnosis

Before flying to Toronto last month, we went to see local GP’s here in Austin to have annual physicals done…