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terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day
Julian's been having nightmares. This sucks major ass. Seth slept through the 2nd and 3rd last night. Lucky Seth.

My grandfather had a very minor heart attack yesterday. He's in his 70s. Late 70s, I think. They kept him overnight for observation. Now he's being transferred to a different hospital because his heart enzymes went off the charts. So he's being transferred to BAMC for catheterization. This also sucks major ass. I'm not going out there yet (he's in San Antonio), but I was fully prepared to hop a plane right now if I had to. We'll wait a few days and see what happens. I don't know his Hebrew name as he abandoned Judaism decades before I was born.

Condolences to cahwyguy on the loss of his father.

Suffice it to say, I'm happy that shabbos is coming. I'm a leeetle bit stressed, though.

Current Mood: stressed stressed

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ichur72 From: ichur72 Date: November 12th, 2004 10:09 am (UTC) (Link)
Yeesh, this does sound like a rough day. Hope you get some rest over Shabbos and that your grandfather recovers ...
estherchaya From: estherchaya Date: November 14th, 2004 05:17 am (UTC) (Link)
grandfather is doing well. eventually I'll update. Hah!

And I got a nice long shabbos nap once the monster figured out how to nap. so, yay!
From: gittygiggles Date: November 12th, 2004 10:22 am (UTC) (Link)
stressed!? what ever for!?

i hope your grandpa is ok :(
jeannegrrl From: jeannegrrl Date: November 12th, 2004 11:03 am (UTC) (Link)
So sorry to hear about your grandfather (and the nightmares - bedtime can be challenging enough w/out *that* thrown in the mix!)
Wishing you a peaceful, rest-filled Shabbos...
From: have_inner_lady Date: November 12th, 2004 01:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
I wonder if there's a connection. No doubt Julian is ultra-sensitive right now. Stresses added to you may multiply to him?

At that age, my son knew when I was stifling a laugh even when I was completely silent, still, and three feet behind him.

I wish you calm, happy resolution to your grandfather's health. I wish many little challenges to resolve into serenity for you, to help Julian sense and take assurance in the low, loving hum of your warm stability.

I also wish you a relaxed certainty that things will get better. What is it they say? Nightmares are often a sign of an intelligent child. Just another reason to adore the little jem...
estherchaya From: estherchaya Date: November 14th, 2004 05:22 am (UTC) (Link)
No connection whatsoever. Julian had nightmares Wednesday night and Thursday night (I think maybe also Tuesday, but I can't remember right now). I didn't find out about my grandfather until after he'd gone to bed Thursday and I didn't really see much of Julian Friday before I left for work.

At any rate, my grandfather had another heart attack on Friday, but he is fine. He had been having chronic, sharp awful pain everywhere, and now it is gone. So it was probably pressure on his heart causing it. So, maybe the heart attack was a blessing in some ways.

Fortunately, Julian makes up for his less endearing moments by being so gosh darned cute the rest of the time. And yes, he's REALLY intelligent (and I'm not just biased). But if nightmares are a sign of intelligence, I'm a freaking genius. Or does th only work for children?
indigodove From: indigodove Date: November 12th, 2004 02:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
Wow. I will keep you, your family and both your grandfather and Julian in my prayers.
lindeseig From: lindeseig Date: November 13th, 2004 06:51 am (UTC) (Link)
Many wishes for a spoeedy recovery to your grandfather...hope you are holding up as well.

sigh. wish i was closer. could offer something more than niceties. But you are in my thoughts.
cellio From: cellio Date: November 15th, 2004 09:46 am (UTC) (Link)
I hope your grandfather has a speedy recovery.
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