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Sarah83
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My dad can walk!

Post by Sarah83 » Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:37 pm

Thanks sooooo much for all the good thoughts for my dad everyone. Just to let you all know he's on his feet to some extent now. He's having physio and apparently has some weakness in the left side of his body but not enough that it'll stop him getting around. He's using a zimmer frame at the moment but chances are he won't need that once his muscles have been built up again. He's been flat on his back for a month so it's no wonder he's weak!

He looked like a pirate when we went to see him yesterday, he's got a beard and an eye patch and wouldn't look out of place in Pirates of the Caribbean! :lol:

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Re: My dad can walk!

Post by Nettle » Fri Aug 05, 2011 1:11 pm

GREAT NEWS made my day! :D

Make him a cardboard parrot.....
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Post by Suzette » Fri Aug 05, 2011 1:12 pm

Great news, Sarah! Thanks so much for the update.
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Re: My dad can walk!

Post by Sarah83 » Fri Aug 05, 2011 1:14 pm

Lol Nettle, I said I should have brought Ruperts parrot toy so we could sit it on his shoulder. Then I'd just have to buy him one of those kids swords and we could have had swashbuckling adventures in Salford hospital :lol:

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Post by thepennywhistle » Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:14 pm

Sarah83 wrote:Lol Nettle, I said I should have brought Ruperts parrot toy so we could sit it on his shoulder. Then I'd just have to buy him one of those kids swords and we could have had swashbuckling adventures in Salford hospital
:lol: I'd say go for it! Probably be the most fun they've had in that hospital in years!
So glad to hear your dad is really on the mend. Now we'll be waiting for news they've sent him home.
Which the nursing staff would probably be more eager to do if he was an armed pirate.... :lol:
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Re: My dad can walk!

Post by wvvdiup1 » Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:09 pm

Hey, that's great news, Sarah! :D
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Post by Fundog » Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:09 pm

Oh, that's awesome! So glad to hear it-- be sure and let your dad know how many people are cheering for him. :D
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Post by dontpugme » Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:43 pm

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Re: My dad can walk!

Post by emmabeth » Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:59 pm

Brilliant news!!! I am so pleased to read that. Definitely, toy parrot and sword time! :)
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Post by MPbandmom » Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:13 pm

Cheering from Virginia Hip Hip Horray! Hip Hip Horray! Hip Hip Horray! :D :D :D
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Re: My dad can walk!

Post by troop » Sat Aug 06, 2011 5:20 am

I am new back here so have missed all the goings on but wanted to wish you and your dad well, thats fab he is up and about and you should definately have a pirate swashbuckling adventure in the hospital ....he can make you walk the plank lol xxxx

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Re: My dad can walk!

Post by jacksdad » Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:13 pm

that is good news sarah

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Post by Sarah83 » Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:48 pm

Thanks everyone :mrgreen: We're all so pleased, it's a huge weight off my mums mind, she was really worried he wouldn't be able to walk as there's no way she could push him in a wheelchair or help him to the bathroom or anything like that.

I'm now booked on a flight back to Germany where I'll be reunited with my beloved Rupert Bear. It will be 8 weeks since I've seen him by the time I get back. Poor dog probably thinks I've abandoned him. And of course I'll be reunited with my wonderful husband who should have seaweed growing on his shoulder for the number of times I've cried on it. At least Calvin understands what's going on though, all poor Rupert knows is that I got really upset, shoved him in kennels and haven't gone back. Poor Boo. He's played Calvin up something shocking the last few weeks too.

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Re: My dad can walk!

Post by springchowie11 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:06 am

Oh, thats good.
HURRAY :D :) :o :o :o :o :o
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