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Todd and I became offline friends last year .We communicate by telephone ,e-mail and snail mail .
I hope that he makes a complete recovery and comes back to CM soon .
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This is a great guy. We need him to hang with us.
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This is first i have heard this news, we just got our power back on from the major snowstorm that hit our area. When i read the thread, my first thought was oh no not again. Best Wishes and prayers for a full and speedy recovery
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Old October 31st, 2011, 10:45 AM
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What terrible news to wake up to this morning. I was thinking about him just yesterday as I know he too is a NASCAR fan and was wondering what he thought about the race. Wish now I had called him.
LuAnne thanks for keeping us posted. Will definately send up some prayers for this wonderful man. We need him around here to cheer us on.
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Old October 31st, 2011, 03:28 PM
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Wishing Todd only the very best. Hopefully his strength will help him through. Cardiac failure is something we've lived through the past several years in our family.

The combination of toughness of character and the many advances in medicine, make chances very good.

I do feel very bad for him that he doesn't have more support from family and friends close by.
One thing that has given me a lot of peace is knowing that Todd's niece DeAnna lives nearby and she loves Todd very much. I know he is in good hands with her. Thankfully he was not alone when this last episode took place.
One thing I have realized during my visits to Greeneville, is that Todd is highly regarded by many in the community and he has lots of friends who will fill the gap if needed. He is loved by many. That makes me feel so much better.

I was on the Interstate driving home from Champaign when my cell rang and it was Todd, he sounded very exhausted and so tired, which is understandable, since when your heart stops... so does everything else. I know he'll call when he is up to it and I will probably text DeAnna later this evening to check on him. If I get any new info I'll post an update.
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Thanks Beenie, please pass on our very best wishes, we pray you can post some positive news later on.

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Trudy, thanks for your post. Whether you or Luanne, please one let us know how Todd is doing when you hear.
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Trudy, thanks for your post. Whether you or Luanne, please one let us know how Todd is doing when you hear.
Yes, an good update is requested.

Todd....hoping you have cute and sassy nurses.
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I send my thoughts and prayers and I want Todd to know that he has people evrywhere pulling for him.

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Todd called tonight, he is sounding exhausted still, but I really don't know of anyone who gets rest in a hospital. He saw his doc and they have a plan. He mentioned a possible ventricular ablation I think. He sounded very wiped out, so don't quote me on that. Keep the prayers coming. I know he and his family appreciate it very much. Todd has his laptop with him. Unfortunately he did not bring the power supply lol.
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Surrounded in spirit, by so many who just think the world of Todd,and praying for the Drs.to work their magic. Love headed south....xoxo
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Thanks for the update. Let him know we are all pulling for him.

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Both the lovely Mrs. Jones (Vita) and I have Todd in our prayers. We look forward to sailing with him in the future! Thanks, Beenie and Luanne for keeping us informed!

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Thanks for the update.

Sending love Todd's way.
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TODD:We need you back on CM ,get well soon .
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Talked to Todd earlier. he will be moved out of ICU soon. He is on a different med, in hopes that it will work better. Says he needs a shower and a shave.

He sounded a little more like himself.
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Wanting to be clean shaven and smell good is a good sign..ICU ..C ya!
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thanks Luanne. wanting to shave and shower are very good signs.
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I am so glad to hear this...now just wait until I get hold of him. I know he wasn't taking one of this meds like he should have been because he was so busy. He thinks I was fussing at him before....
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Thanks LuAnne, that is news we all wanted to hear. Praying for his recovery and soon!
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Hello All!

I can't believe I had enough power in this lap top to open it up but I think I have something such as twenty percent so this will be short

First off, the love and support from all of you has been beyond belief and has humbled me deeply.

As it were, my poor adored niece DeAnna had to watch me die not once, but twice (technically I guess three times when you count it as a double on Sunday) within four days. The second time I was gone much longer but as I awoke she was holding my head in her hand stroking my hair softly repeating, "t's alright....just wake up." I started to and was gone again but when I came back the second time that morning she still was holding my head.

I am so unbelievably touched by all of your kind and generous comments, stunned is more like it. I love each and all of you. If I'm not supposed to remain around that much longer, please never forget that. However I fully intend to go on the March Epic Cruise with Ray.

I should be home sometime Friday and will re-establish contact then for as I previously stated, I'm almost out of power.

God Bless each and everyone of you and all of you who are on my list always remain in my prayers. And yes John, I do miss Fran terribly and I appreciate your sentiment in that regard.

Alas, I can't control when I leave so thankfully, I have such wonderful people such as all of you as my family until that time does come.

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I can't believe I had enough power in this lap top to open it up but I think I have something such as twenty percent so this will be short

First off, the love and support from all of you has been beyond belief and has humbled me deeply.

As it were, my poor adored niece DeAnna had to watch me die not once, but twice (technically I guess three times when you count it as a double on Sunday) within four days. The second time I was gone much longer but as I awoke she was holding my head in her hand stroking my hair softly repeating, "t's alright....just wake up." I started to and was gone again but when I came back the second time that morning she still was holding my head.

I am so unbelievably touched by all of your kind and generous comments, stunned is more like it. I love each and all of you. If I'm not supposed to remain around that much longer, please never forget that. However I fully intend to go on the March Epic Cruise with Ray.

I should be home sometime Friday and will re-establish contact then for as I previously stated, I'm almost out of power.

God Bless each and everyone of you and all of you who are on my list always remain in my prayers. And yes John, I do miss Fran terribly and I appreciate your sentiment in that regard.

Alas, I can't control when I leave so thankfully, I have such wonderful people such as all of you as my family until that time does come.

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Todd, great to hear from you. Just do as the doctors say. We all love you . Here is a BIG HUG{}
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To open these pages and see a post from you just made my day. I am so glad you are feeling better. You pay attention to what the Dr is telling you and take care of you first.

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I was so relieved to see that you've been able to make a post Todd, it seems amazing that you are so with it already given what you went through.

Please take your time recovering, and learn to relax whilst you are laid up.

Thinking of, & praying for, you still,

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Delighted to hear from you Todd.

Take care, rest and take your meds.

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