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#101 jefa

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Posted 01 September 2008 - 06:21 AM

I have merged this post with the update thread. I don't have any new news, but perhaps Sara is reading and can drop us a line.
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Posted 01 September 2008 - 03:35 PM

Reading about her making such a progression makes me so happy. Thanks Sara for an update again. :)

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Posted 01 September 2008 - 04:04 PM

Hey love,
A link to Lisa's website can be found in our Story Collections. Scroll down to "hope and heart by Lisa "peanut" Volz. Her last update was May 14th. Sara' last entry of Lisa going home is the last I know of. She is in the thoughts of so many people wishing her a strong and speedy recovery.

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Posted 10 September 2008 - 05:00 PM

Lisa continues to make progress. Her speech is improving and she is now reading again which puts her closer to getting back online. Her hand control is also coming back which hopefully means typing will be coming soon. She is practicing her writing and can sign her name with an x. She really does make imporvement everyday. She is walking without any problems or assitance although she has had a set back because she had to go into the hospital to have some dead toes removed. So sad but had to be done. So she is currently in a rehab facility for the next couple of days to get her strength back and get back to the speedy walking she was doing before the surgery. Go Lisa Go!

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 12:41 AM

Let Lisa know we all care and are hoping her recovery once again is quick. Lisa if you are reading letters from all of us, know that we care and have been wondering how well you were doing. We have been sitting on pins and needles way to long waiting to hear from Sara about how you are doing. I'm so sorry to hear that you lost toes in all this process. Those little piggies are the last thing to get any blood, oxygen or heat. I hope you are dealing with all this and can pick up the pieces when this latest ordeal is over. You are strong. Your fight has been great. It will all have been worth it when you are fully recovered. Well, you didn't have to go through so much to recover but you were up to the challenge. Stay strong, stay warm and get well soon.
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Posted 11 September 2008 - 01:14 AM

Sorry to hear about the loss of toes but wishing you well on a continued recovery. Just know that we are thinking about you and look forward to you being back online with us.

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 02:28 AM

Sara, thank you for the update on Lisa. We've all been concerned and thinking about her! I'm very sorry she had to have some toes amputated. I'm thrilled that she is able to stay focused on making what progress she can. We are really looking forward to her being able to type again!

Most of all, I'm hoping she'll be able to start doodling soon. We are going through Peanut-Artwork Withdrawal around here. Please give her an extra great big warm hug from me!
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Posted 11 September 2008 - 04:39 AM

Awww Lisa, you are my hero. Such a trooper. I'm so sorry to hear about your necessary amputation, but I know in the long run, all of this will be worth it. You are doing so great! I think about you all the time and bless Sara for keeping us in the loop!

LOVE YOU!!!
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Posted 11 September 2008 - 05:19 AM

Sara, Thank you!

Lisa, I am so sorry about your set back. Hopefully now the worst is over and you will continue to gain strength and your mobility back. I miss you on the forums! You are on my mind...

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 06:36 AM

Sara....thanks for the update. I've been worried about Peanut since we hadn't heard anything recently.

Peanut......sorry to hear you had to lose some toes. You've been in my thoughts daily.

Take care, Everyone.
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Posted 11 September 2008 - 12:55 PM

Sara,

Please tell Lisa that her courage is inspirational. It will be nice when she can come back to the forum.

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 01:10 PM

Sara,
Thanks for your continued updates. It's great to hear that Lisa is improving every day. However, sorry to hear about the toes. It's Peanut -she'll overcome this one too.

Lisa - We all love you and look forward to your return to the forum. In the meantime, take it easy, do only what you can and keeping smiling.

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 02:34 PM

Sara

Thanks again for the updates....glad to hear Peanut is still progressing and like the others, so sorry to hear about her toes....she's always been a fighter, I know she'll keep shining and come through all of this! Tell her we still miss her dearly! :)
Sending good wishes your way!

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 10:38 AM

Thanks Sara! I really appreciate the updates.

Love you Lisa! Happy to see you're doing good!

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Posted 17 September 2008 - 04:20 PM

Hey Peanut, I am rooting for you!!!!!

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Posted 18 September 2008 - 06:27 PM

Hey Peanut ~

Wishing you continued strength, endurance and stamina. We all can't wait to hear from you and are so grateful for Sara's updates.

I've been picturing you rooting for our Seahawks. I missed the last game - had to spend the last sunny day of summer at Lake Crescent.

BUT I'll be in front of the tube this Sunday cheering them on and cheering you on too.

GO SEAHAWKS!

GO PEANUT!!!

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Posted 20 September 2008 - 11:13 AM

Sara: Thank you so much for your updates, you are a wonderful friend.
Please let Lisa know that she is a wonderful inspiration and that she is in my thoughts.
Much love,
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Posted 20 September 2008 - 09:15 PM

Sara or Peanut,

Thank you so much for all the updates. One favor, though: Could you start a new topic with the next update? The current one is getting rather long.

Lots of love,

Kim

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Posted 21 September 2008 - 04:34 AM

Hey Peanut! Everytime I get to get on here the first thing I look for is an update on you and I haven't been able to do that in a while. It's always great to come on & hear of how much progress you have been making. I admire your strength & courage through all of this!

I'm bumbed for you with losing some of your lil' piggies, with all that I've heard about your strength, humor, and creativity, I have a feeling you aren't going to let that slow you down! Hang in there & know that we're always thinking of you!

Sara, as always, thank you so much for taking the time to keep all of us here updated!!!

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Posted 24 September 2008 - 12:52 PM

Hi Kim,

I can understand your request for a new thread for Peanut. It sure is a long one! However, we've found that it is very helpful for our new forum members to be able to go back in the thread as far as they want to understand the situation.

And -- best of all -- there is a very quick way to jump to the end of a thread to read just the last few posts! That is, to click on the link in the right-hand side of the message listing which says, "Last post by". It takes you to the last post in the thread.

Will you try it and see if it works for you?
Warm Hugs,

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