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06 March 2012 @ 02:01 pm
CEPT: My brother is in the hospital  
I just got a call from my sister-in-law. My brother is in the hospital; he was admitted this morning with pain in his torso and blood pressure that hit 220 systolic and 130 diastolic (although maybe not both at the same time).

If I understood correctly, they think they've ruled out cardiac, and they think they've ruled out kidney, but they're not sure, so he's in Special Care until they figure it out.

Please keep him in your thoughts, prayers, or prayer-analogs.

Why the hell didn't I call him last night when I was thinking of him? Excuse: Because I'm not sure of his work and sleep schedule, and didn't want to wake him up.
 
 
 
une idee fixeideealisme on March 6th, 2012 07:11 pm (UTC)
Ah good God. I am sorry, Janet. Hope he recovers quickly.

From the briefest perusal of my friends list, it would appear that 2012 is well and truly fired, and it's hardly March yet.
Ayesha: Catch a Star (PaperVolcano)browngirl on March 6th, 2012 07:11 pm (UTC)
I am absolutely keeping him in my thoughts, and his wife, and you, my friend.

*hugs you warmly*
KLS: chocolate loveguruwench on March 6th, 2012 07:37 pm (UTC)
Oh Janet, I'm sorry to hear this. You all are in my thoughts.
Tiger Lily the Ginger Cattigerbright on March 6th, 2012 08:09 pm (UTC)
*hugs* Hope he gets healthy quickly.
Barbrahirah on March 6th, 2012 09:17 pm (UTC)
Good thoughts for all of you. :(
iamjw on March 6th, 2012 09:26 pm (UTC)
GoodThoughts on the way!
Gnome: Flywolfgnomentum on March 6th, 2012 09:28 pm (UTC)
Why the hell didn't I call him last night when I was thinking of him?

Don't go down this path. I'll bet you think of him at some point most evenings, but you only remember it because of what's happened. Thinking too much about this will make you crazy. Trust me, I'm battling that thought pattern myself and have been for almost a month.

But of course, yes, I will keep him (and you) in my thoughts. xXx
Janet Miles, CAP-OMjanetmiles on March 6th, 2012 09:34 pm (UTC)
I will do my best to stay off that path. Thank you for the support; it helps.
Gnomegnomentum on March 6th, 2012 10:04 pm (UTC)
xXx
kshandra on March 6th, 2012 09:29 pm (UTC)
Aiiie. GoodThoughts on their way to you and yours. *hugs*
Tom Smithfilkertom on March 6th, 2012 09:43 pm (UTC)
Oh man. Good thoughts and hugs to you and family.
Jette: candle flamewolfette on March 6th, 2012 10:21 pm (UTC)
fingers crossed and good thoughts, Janet.
glinda_w: candleglinda_w on March 6th, 2012 10:41 pm (UTC)
GoodThoughts and a candle lit.

(Also seconding ideealisme, about 2012 indeed being well and truly fired. Between my long-distance friends and my local friends and some of my own stuff that I don't really want to go into... just gah.)
Kathiebookwyrm_sr on March 6th, 2012 10:42 pm (UTC)
Added to my prayer list.
xjenavivex on March 6th, 2012 10:56 pm (UTC)
::hugs:: Thinking of you and hoping it is something easily dealt with.
Wolfteddywolf on March 7th, 2012 12:56 am (UTC)
I hope he is back on his feet in a healthy manner in very short order.
amaebi: Richard's handsamaebi on March 7th, 2012 02:37 am (UTC)
Will do.
fatcookfatcook on March 7th, 2012 03:26 am (UTC)
Hugs for you and prays for him.
Is he still in Phoenix?
Janet Miles, CAP-OMjanetmiles on March 7th, 2012 09:55 am (UTC)
He is, but I'm not sure which hospital; I didn't think to ask.
Maggiesillymagpie on March 7th, 2012 03:27 am (UTC)
Good thoughts for your brother. I hope they find out what is causing this so they can treat it.

You didn't call because you were being considerate. It's happenstance. Don't worry about it.
Angela di Tenebre: single candleditenebre on March 7th, 2012 06:39 am (UTC)
Prayers for your brother, and for you.
Pernicious the Musquodoboit Harbour Farm Catpernishus on March 7th, 2012 12:18 pm (UTC)
I'm so sorry to hear this, Janet. I will be keeping him and you and your family in my prayers.
griffen on March 7th, 2012 09:44 pm (UTC)
That's not an excuse. It's a reason, and he would understand, I know he would.

Thinking all good thunks possible in your and his direction.
Johnjohnpalmer on March 8th, 2012 04:19 am (UTC)
Prayers and good thoughts sent, to your brother, and you, and your family - you've been in my thoughts.