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  1. #1
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    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee

    For all of my Friends and Family here

    that may or may not have been following Dianne's progress, she had open heart surgery on April 3rd to replace her Mitral valve and to do a procedure that hopefully will cure her atrial fibrillation. They were thinking she would need two valves replaced, but once in, they saw that the Aortic valve was good.

    She had a mild stroke on March 17 that affected her speech and gave her some vision problems, but those are recovering and she's doing well from that... She's still going to be on antibiotics for another 5-6 weeks for the blood infection that started all of this and the doctors still haven't address the lower back pain that she's had since December... maybe once she's healed from the heart surgery they can then address the back.

    When I got to the hospital yesterday, she said the doctor had mentioned that she could possibly come home on Monday.... she has been home a total of 10 days since December 9 when I took her to the hospital the first time... can't wait - bachelorhood sucks - keep your fingers crossed and

    Thank you all for your prayers and support.
    Tellico Plains, TN
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    Sep 2007
    Plainwell, Michigan
    You got it Chuck, wish the best for your and especially your wife

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    Feb 2008
    S E Washington State
    You and your wife are in my thoughts and prayers. Thanks for the update.
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    Mar 2008
    new york city burbs
    sending all the good vibes your way chuck.
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    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Wonderful news Chuck. May she be home soon and do well. My best to you both.
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    Dec 2006
    Yorktown, Virginia
    Continued well wishes for your wife and you.

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    Feb 2008
    East Freeetown, Massachusetts
    WOW -
    I sure do hop the best for both of you.

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    Dec 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Wish her nothing but the best. Hope she fully recovers very soon.
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    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    Hoping that she is able to return home and continues to improve.
    “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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    Dec 2012
    Bedford, NH
    Wishing the best for your wife & you & for a 100% recovery.
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