Friday, April 21, 2006

Stronger Every Day

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Yes, I had a long talk on the phone today to my sister-in-law who underwent open-heart surgery on 4 March. Edna has had a few setbacks since the operation and, although she came home for a few days, she has been back in hospital on 3 occasions, the last time for nearly 3 weeks. During that time she also had a heart pacemaker implanted.

It was wonderful to hear her speaking so clearly and strongly today, something she has not been able to do for at least a year. She says that although she is still taking things slowly, she feels better and stronger than she has for several years. Edna and Geoffrey, and all the family, are delighted with her progress now and look forward to her being able to spend more time doing all the things she used to enjoy doing before her illness.

Once again, I thank you all most sincerely for your prayers and good wishes. We all truly appreciated them.

8 comments:

susan said...

This is great news, thanks for the update.

Wendy A said...

Glad to here Edna is feeling better. We are hopiing she gets stronger everyday.

Kerri said...

This is wonderful news! I'm so happy for Edna and her family.
The sweetpeas look so pretty :)

Val said...

Alice, let's hope this is the turning point for Edna and that she will be better than ever soon!

sueeeus said...

I will be thinking of Edna and wishing her a speedy recovery. I love that artwork. Are those sweet peas? Beautiful.

Meow said...

Hope she continues to get better and better. My thoughts are with you all.
Take care, Meow

roybe said...

glad to hear alice. It's always good to hear positive news of people making a recovery from illness. we pray Edna will go from strength to strength.

Sonia said...

Glad to hear good news about Edna.
I hope she gets stronger everyday.
Have a happy Sunday!