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Where Have I Been?

Let's just say the last several months have been quite a whirlwind. To make a very long story short, my Dad was deathly sick from Pneumonia. His entire right lung was encapsulated, as well as a portion of his left. To top it off, he coded twice while in the hospital, went into Septic Shock and all of his organs shut down one-by-one. They called me and told me they didn't expect him to make it through the next 48 hours, that it was very bleak, and that his mortality rate was 100%. Needless to say really, I got on a plane. Went to Pennsylvania and stayed for nearly 3 weeks. It was quite an emotional rollercoaster. It's now been 16 weeks, and my Dad was discharged 2 weeks ago on his 27th wedding anniversary. The hospital has nicknamed him "Mighty Dog", for beating the odds. As of today, he is now on out patient physical therapy. His recovery has been amazing, to sa the least. All of this happened at the time I was really ramping up to go through with the req