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April 16, 2005

April 14, 1:00am, 2005! huzzah!

greg's new (re)birth day is April 14, 1:00am, 2005! huzzah! that's the official word from his mom... the surgeons who noted this as the time said it when the clamps were removed from the new lung in greg's body. very cool.

today, greg is still on the ventilator. the doctors *were* hoping to remove it today AND are hoping to remove it tomorrow. greg is breathing more and more on his own. he's starting to come out of the sedation. they need to wait until he's a little further 'to the surface' before they remove it so that he doesn't thrash about in disorientation and do any damage. they want to be sure greg comes out in a safe manner.

his mom also commented that they feel very lucky for the fantastic nursing care greg is receiving. they keep it light, they take time to explain and work very well with greg. the nurses are wonderful with him.

send your vibes/prayers/light/energy to greg as he comes back to the real world and also to his family for strengh and patience.

Posted by emily at April 16, 2005 09:33 PM

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finally. i was wondering, but i didn't want to bug you again. it sounds like everyting is going along more or less according to spec, and it's such good news that he is breathing more and more on his own. i'm also glad his mother and father are holding up.

sending good karma for a good day tomorrow,

chris

Posted by: chris [TypeKey Profile Page] at April 16, 2005 10:17 PM

Thanks for posting and keeping everyone updated. Got my fingers crossed that his recovery will keep moving along smoothly!

Posted by: pasiphae [TypeKey Profile Page] at April 17, 2005 04:30 AM

Emily, thank you so much for keeping us updated! I've been passing this news along to anyone else who asks about his well being (those who haven't been reading here).

Always sending healing energy your way, Greg. I always say hello as I'm going off to sleep in case you can hear me from the dream realm. I wonder if you're dreaming in one of the MPOG realms.. or maybe you're kinda half in the Wired and half not - and oh the people you must be meeting over there!!

You're going to have to tell me about your adventures over sushi sometime.

Posted by: plaidsheep [TypeKey Profile Page] at April 17, 2005 02:57 PM

Great news. Thank you Emily for your posts. I have been spreading the word to some of his friends in Cali.

Posted by: Jana [TypeKey Profile Page] at April 17, 2005 06:18 PM

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