Good Morning All,
But for one IV line, Nancy has ALL her assorted lines and medical equipment removed now and will be moving out of the ICU today and on to a regular cardiac wing once a bed opens up. No doubt you’ll hear from her directly some time later today or tomorrow. Another miraculous recovery. I still say, as I have said all along, Nancy has a sheer will to live.
My sister Elaine heads home this morning. She’s been staying with me at the hotel and has been a huge comfort to both Nancy and me. Our niece Tonya will arrive from the east coast later in the week to once again help us with the days following Nancy’s discharge. And a few others are looking at small windows for visits to us — tis a rather busy time of the year!!
As far as we know, the new Fiona install is scheduled for Tuesday. And, best case, Nancy could be discharged Wednesday or Thursday. The EP doctor said no flying for at least a week after discharge, putting us right smack in the middle of holiday travel. So Nancy and I decided to just stay put in Seattle thru New Year’s Day. We’ve rented a house just a mile and a half north of the hospital beginning tomorrow. We’re hoping it will be an inviting and comfortable place for Nancy to begin her recovery. Also, plenty of space for visiting family and friends to stay, too. And, for me, it’s a relief to have a plan and not too many things up in the air. Plus we love Seattle and, of course, Tina and Jessica are here, too. And other PNW family and friends nearby, too. So, like N’s Scottsdale ICU stay, we’ve been exceedingly fortunate location-wise when Fiona has fired.
Much love to all near here and out there in the world! And Happy Holidays!
Nancy & Stephanie
Shelley C. | Dec 17, 2019
So thankful you have so much love and support. So grateful for wonderful talented smart doctors! Heal and enjoy your time in Seattle. So cool you found a house to be your home through the holidays. Sending hugs and healing.
Ingrid U. | Dec 16, 2019
So glad to hear that Nancy’s recovery is going well.
God bedring Nancy and GOD JUL to you both, Nancy and Stephanie. Sending lots of good wishes from Canada.
klem fra Ingrid’
Martha M. | Dec 16, 2019
I am so happy to hear that my pal Nancy is doing better! Steph, I am glad that you are also caring for yourself. Please give extra hugs to Tina from me.
Karla M. | Dec 16, 2019
Sending you both love and light. So happy that Nancy’s recovery is going well, and that you have a plan to stay put until after New Year’s. Thinking of you!
Monica S. | Dec 16, 2019
Just saw this message this morning.as our internet is spotty. I am so glad you two were someplace you could get attention quickly! Having so many folks available must be a huge comfort as well
Please know we are sending the most positive of thoughts your way, and we love you both very much. Focus on that job of getting better and 💪 stronger, Nancy!
Janet S. | Dec 16, 2019
I’ve been following these loving posts, and am delighted to hear how well Nancy is doing. Wishing you all my best. -Janet
Carole V. | Dec 16, 2019
So happy to hear things are going so well . I have been sharing caring bridge information with aunt Lynn
Terry K. | Dec 15, 2019
Nancy and Stephanie:!Thia sounds like much good news .!Hope you feel better and better. We missed you at lefse last night of course. I really enjoyed a talk with your very dear dad. The baptism of Reese was quite moving . What a doll of a baby girl she is and my dad managed to do the service , which isn’t easy for him anymore. And the lefse was good and maybe someone saved some for you! Lots of people praying for you. You are so loved. Keep getting better.
Heidi D. | Dec 15, 2019
Praying for you, and sending lots of love!
Joan H. | Dec 15, 2019
So happy to read and know you are surrounded by love. May your holidays shine forth with love and laughter in Seattle!
Marsha F. | Dec 15, 2019
Nancy and Stephanie, So glad to hear your positive reports. Our hearts will be with yours as you (both) heal and recover. We were thinking of you all afternoon as we watched our Minnesota women defeat UC Davis at Williams Arena. We got to see the celebration for Janel McCarville as they retired her #4 jersey and revealed her banner hanging right next to #13 Lindsay’s. I was really wishing you were sitting in the stands with me! There were others at the game who were thinking of you as we. Love, Marsha and Larry
Jeanne E. | Dec 15, 2019
Sounds like a plan! This is all wonderful news. Two of my sisters have lived in Seattle for all their adult lives (one for 25 years, one for almost 40!). Such a great city❤️❤️
Mary Beth L. | Dec 15, 2019
Nancy, we think about you very often, and we are glad you have Steph and family as a warm blanket always surrounding you. We hope to hear from you as you spend your winter months in moderate climates, resting, exercising, and doing fun activities. Chin up and charge ahead as always♥️♥️
Mary Beth and Leo
Felicity E. | Dec 15, 2019
Amazing recovery Nancy! Happy Christmas to you both!
Dolores P. | Dec 15, 2019
Nancy & Stephanie, you are remarkable. I’m rejoicing with all the others in your support network at the good news about Nancy’s condition. Here’s to continued good news!
Sigrun S. | Dec 15, 2019
Good news-Have a happy holiday you too!
Kathy O | Dec 15, 2019
This is good news! And Nancy will have a new defibrillator. Seattle has excellent medical care, so if Fiona had to act up, its near good care and family! I’m thinking Dory is a name suggestion for the new one. She always finds her way in the end, and I like Ellen D. I’m glad Maureen and Bill were in town to visit also. Love 💕 to you both. Kathy
Susan D. | Dec 15, 2019
So many blessings on you both. I like the new plan. Smart, cozy and the perfect place to recover. The future is so bright. Thank you for your updates, Stephanie. Our hearts are with you.
Patricia S. | Dec 15, 2019
In a couple words…WOW! and YAY!! I wish we lived closer. I’d come to serve as your maid when Nancy’s released. Love to both of you as this miracle woman continues to move to full recovery!
Elizabeth M.-A. | Dec 15, 2019
We continue to shout our Alleluia’s and Praise for your Healing and now your road to recovery. – So grateful for those who surround you, both in person and in spirit.
With our love,
Jay, Elizabeth and Kent
Jeb M. | Dec 15, 2019
YAY for the excellent progress in Nancy’s healing and for the holiday plans. I would say that your good fortune location-wise is very much due to the fact that you have loving family and friends in many places because of the love you give.
Patti P. | Dec 15, 2019
So relieved to hear the great news of Nancy’s recovery. Life sure is a roller coaster ride, isn’t it! Thank you, Stephanie, for being such an incredible lifemate for Nancy!
Anna R. | Dec 15, 2019
This is fantastic news! You both will continue to be in my thoughts. I appreciate your positivity and thoughtful writing, Stephanie, through all of the hard and scary stuff. Sending love and hope for a healthy recovery and peaceful holiday stay in a new place. ❤️
Kathy T.-P. | Dec 15, 2019
Hip hip hooray for good news! Best wishes for peaceful healing amidst family and friends.
Liv D. | Dec 15, 2019
Thank you, Stephanie, for keeping Nancy’s friends informed, I am so happy for her quick recovery. You are two strong women!. Enjoy the holidays with family and friends. All the best to the two of you.
Pat H. | Dec 15, 2019
Great News and great job healing Nancy!
Paris K. | Dec 15, 2019
Glad to hear good things. ❤️
Ann D. | Dec 15, 2019
It’s truly a miracle that she has recovered so quickly! Such great news! ♥️
Liz H. | Dec 15, 2019
Wonderful news! It’s a good day. Merry Christmas to you all.
Gloria B. | Dec 15, 2019
Such good news! I hope you two are able to settle in and that Nancy continues on the road to full recovery. Happy holidays, indeed!
Roberta S. | Dec 15, 2019
Excellent news! Have a very Merry Seattle Christmas!
Sandi P. | Dec 15, 2019
Great news! Happy Holidays to both of you.