CaringBridge #16 – Our Evening Stroll

Journal entry by Stephanie Fay — August 24, 2016 Nancy continues to recover here at home. She remains an amazing and patient, well, patient. There have been a few wee bumps along the road to recovery — namely a bit of an infection and a whole lot of hives from a...

CaringBridge #15 – We’re Home!

Journal entry by Stephanie Fay — 8/18/2016 A two week period of our lives we won’t soon forget even though there a some days in the beginning that Nancy won’t remember. I have new found awe for the brain and the heart and the way we humans tick. Also...

CaringBridge #14 – Going Home Tomorrow (Thursday)

Journal entry by Stephanie Fay — 8/18/2016 Nancy continues to heal and get stronger each day. Her ICD is in place, and it’s time to go home. Together. The very best of “outcomes,” as they seem to say in medicine. Baily, one of the hospital therapy...

CaringBridge #13 – Hospital Song of Blessing

Journal entry by Nancy Aarsvold — 8/16/2016 Hello all — The chaplain here at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Bill Dexheimer Pharris, came to visit me yesterday, and we had such a nice chat about the Nordic countries, films, and music, as well as...

CaringBridge #12 – Procedure Successful

Journal entry by Stephanie Fay — 8/16/2016 Nancy is back up in her room after a by all accounts successful ICD procedure. She had conscious sedation for this and seems to be enjoying a sweet afternoon nap while she recovers. The docs told her to just take it easy the...

CaringBridge #11 – Getting an ICD Tomorrow

Journal entry by Nancy Aarsvold — 8/15/2016 Hi all! This is Nancy again. Thank you for your comments, your encouragement, and your prayers! The support from our various communities has given us strength and courage in the midst of a difficult couple of weeks....