I received the following letter this morning.
Willem has been moved into a private room and not in ICU anymore and the
painful chest tube has been removed and his oxygen level has already
begun to get higher (it was way too low because the tube was laying
across his left lung).
Willem said it was a big old hard plastic tube (not flexible) about the
size of a water hose. No wonder it caused pain when he tried to deep
I believe we will finally see lots of improvement now. I am so
Gloria and her husband Willem are friends of ours. We went to meet them as they departed for a cruise and we have been friends since. Willem had quintuple bypass and I have tried to keep everyone updated as she writes.