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07/22/2019 06:57PM
A week from today, Terry is undergoing open heart surgery in which the doctors will stop his heart and replace both his mitral and aortic valves. Please keep a fellow paddler in your thoughts.
 
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missmolly
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07/22/2019 07:01PM
I will. Thanks for the heads-up.
 
07/22/2019 07:15PM
Sending prayers.
 
preacherdave
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07/22/2019 07:51PM
Already been praying for him!
 
07/22/2019 08:10PM
Prayers sent, thanks for letting us know!
 
07/22/2019 08:14PM
Me too
 
07/22/2019 08:20PM
Terry has been on my prayer list for some time now, but I'll say special prayers next week.

 
Flatlandpaddler
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07/22/2019 08:55PM
All our prayers are with you Terry
 
07/22/2019 09:31PM
Thanks for the heads up......will do.
 
07/22/2019 10:29PM
Good luck OP! Can't wait to hear you are feeling better in a couple weeks.
 
Pinetree
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07/22/2019 10:36PM
Good luck and Prayers for you Terry. The family of paddlers here are with you all the way.
 
DownStrm
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07/22/2019 10:38PM
Terry,
Praying for a complete recovery. May you be portaging from lake to lake next summer.
 
HowardSprague
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07/22/2019 11:18PM
Praying all goes well.
 
07/23/2019 05:57AM
God Bless Terry, hopefully it is being done by cath...but sounds like a big procedure.
 
Mocha
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07/23/2019 06:17AM
Prayers for you, Terry.
 
Jackfish
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07/23/2019 07:54AM
Oh man... Terry has been through so much. Prayers for a talented surgeon and a speedy and full recovery.
 
BearBurrito
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07/23/2019 08:43AM
I will be praying for Terry, thanks for letting me know.
 
ozarkpaddler
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07/23/2019 09:27AM
OneMatch: "A week from today, Terry is undergoing open heart surgery in which the doctors will stop his heart and replace both his mitral and aortic valves. Please keep a fellow paddler in your thoughts."

Jerry et all, thanks so much! Had hoped with all the cardiac "Repairs" last year and earlier this year that things would improve? But they found that I had a problem with two valves instead of just the one we were aware of. drnatus, that was my hope too, but too much "Scarring" from radiation treatments, so "Open heart" it will be on Monday.

In the meantime, let me tell you'all how much I appreciate all the support and love I've felt here the last few years! Jimmy Stewart's character in "It's a Wonderful Life" has nothing on me in terms of friends, wife, and angels! 'Ol "Clarence" certainly pales in comparison to MY guardian angels; I'm a VERY fortunate man! Hopefully 2020 will find me back on the Gunflint listening to the loon music and my little white throated sparrows serenading me through the pines? That's my goal. THANKS AGAIN!
 
07/23/2019 10:05AM
Thoughts and prayers from here, also, OZ
 
07/23/2019 12:22PM
Hope everything goes well and you're back up and paddling again soon Terry!
 
Zwater
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07/23/2019 12:23PM
Prayers sent. God bless!
 
07/23/2019 12:29PM
i will be thinking of you and your family and hoping for a speedy recovery.
 
Deacon
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07/23/2019 12:52PM
Praying for you brother!
 
blutofish1
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07/23/2019 01:06PM
Prayers sent buddy.
 
SaganagaJoe
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07/23/2019 01:59PM
Prayers sent. God bless you, Terry.
 
arctic
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07/23/2019 02:06PM
Best wishes for a speedy and full recovery. Keep thinking about the Gunflint. The mind-body connection to healing is very strong.
 
yellowcanoe
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07/23/2019 06:46PM
Terry is planning on attending the Ozark Rendezvous in the fall.. Please keep his wife Margaret in your thoughts and prayers too.

And valve replacement is scary but not impossible. My son in law has had to have several of them. He is now up to cow size. It was a congenital thing and valves have to be sized accordingly as you grow.

Terry ya got this..
 
RetiredDave
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07/23/2019 07:23PM
Come back to us healthy and hearty, and continue to share your wisdom for years!

Dave
 
07/23/2019 07:50PM
Thinking of you and hope for an easy recovery!
 
07/23/2019 08:45PM
Sending a few his way.
 
pswith5
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07/23/2019 09:20PM
Will do. Good guy. Even with this looming he took the time send me a time I needed for a canoe. Very thoughtful
 
shawhh
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07/23/2019 09:26PM
Hope that the surgery will go well and that your recovery will be swift and uncomplicated!
 
07/23/2019 09:34PM
Thinking of you, you will be in canoe country soon!!
 
07/24/2019 06:37AM
Oh man Terry, praying for everything to go better than well. Loved finally meeting you last year face to face even so brief. Take care and put this in Gods hands!
 
Duboly
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07/24/2019 07:58AM
Wishing you the best Terry, Prayers sent.
 
07/24/2019 11:37AM
Done.... Lots of prayers
 
07/24/2019 11:42AM
Thoughts and prayers sent your way.
 
MHS67
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07/24/2019 01:49PM
Good luck, will be keeping you in mind. Larry
 
scat
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07/24/2019 04:01PM
Best of luck bro. That sounds kinda rough. I won’t say any prayers lest God strike me down for the sin of being disingenuous, but keep hangin and bangin and trust everything will be ok.

Peace and cheers, scat
 
jhb8426
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07/24/2019 05:21PM
Wishing you the best, Terry. Hang in there.
 
overthehill
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07/24/2019 05:37PM
God Bless. Praying too. oth
 
jillpine
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07/24/2019 06:48PM
strength and peace, friend!
~JP
 
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07/24/2019 09:32PM


Praying for you Ozark..
 
07/25/2019 06:22AM
We're thinking about you Terry.
 
07/25/2019 07:53AM
Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

You will be in the Northwoods listening to loons and sparrows before you know it!

 
PuffinGin
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07/25/2019 10:45AM
I'm sending you and Margaret strong supportive thoughts and prayers.
 
andym
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07/25/2019 12:34PM
Hoping all goes well and that you have a smooth recovery and are back on the water soon.
 
Ohiopikeman
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07/25/2019 10:14PM
Terry,

You've got my hopes and prayers for a smooth operation and a speedy recovery.

Dave
 
yellowcanoe
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07/28/2019 07:38AM
bump.
Tomorrow is the day.. All concentrate on good wishes and prayers.
 
BWPaddler
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07/28/2019 07:43AM
Absolutely! Terry, you will be on my heart! Hoping to hear that all went well and prognosis is great.
 
TomP
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07/28/2019 08:10AM
Prayers sent from SoDak.
 
WoolShirt
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07/28/2019 08:25AM
Best wishes, any news?
 
x2jmorris
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07/28/2019 10:13AM
I hope everything went alright. Best wishes!
 
yellowcanoe
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07/28/2019 07:08PM
It didn't happen yet AFAIK.. Tomorrow
 
07/29/2019 08:20AM
You got this Terry!
 
joewildlife
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07/29/2019 09:52AM
He is in surgery now.
 
07/29/2019 11:39AM
Hope everything goes smoothly!
 
BWPaddler
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07/29/2019 03:44PM
Just checking in to see how it went. Hoping no news is good news. Still praying.
 
PuffinGin
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07/29/2019 04:02PM
Margaret posted this message on Facebook 11 minutes ago: "Terry's heart is BEATING but haven't closed him up yet Just watching for bleeding now"

 
07/29/2019 04:12PM
Continued thoughts and prayers.
 
missmolly
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07/29/2019 06:52PM
PuffinGin: "Margaret posted this message on Facebook 11 minutes ago: "Terry's heart is BEATING but haven't closed him up yet Just watching for bleeding now" "
Thank goodness.
 
07/29/2019 07:28PM
Continued in my prayers. Get well soon.
 
BWPaddler
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07/29/2019 08:03PM
So far, so good! Come on Terry!! You got this!
 
Flashback
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07/29/2019 08:33PM
Come on Terry; hang in their buddy !!!
We're pulling for you good friend..............

Bob & JoAnne
 
jillpine
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07/29/2019 08:40PM
Prayers for strength and a strong recovery!
 
07/29/2019 09:01PM
I have been thinking of Terry a lot today and have said a bunch of prayers. It sounds like it was a very long and complicated repair. Praying now that everything will work properly and that healing will be accomplished ASAP.
 
07/29/2019 09:37PM
Checkin in again.... any more word?
 
PuffinGin
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07/29/2019 10:37PM
FB post from Margaret 45 minutes ago:
"Thank you for all the prayers his bleeding has stopped He is in CTU Room 7"

She also mentions how much she has appreciated the doctor.

 
DownStrm
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07/30/2019 12:42AM
Prayers for you and your wife.
May you feel God's strength in your time of weakness.
 
missmolly
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07/30/2019 05:46AM
PuffinGin: "FB post from Margaret 45 minutes ago:
"Thank you for all the prayers his bleeding has stopped He is in CTU Room 7"

She also mentions how much she has appreciated the doctor. "

Whew!
 
07/30/2019 05:51AM
Good news.
 
Mocha
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07/30/2019 07:15AM
PuffinGin: "FB post from Margaret 45 minutes ago:
"Thank you for all the prayers his bleeding has stopped He is in CTU Room 7"
She also mentions how much she has appreciated the doctor.
"


Such great news!
 
yellowcanoe
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07/30/2019 07:16AM
some BP issues ( low) but he is resting comfy.. I hope his wife can get some rest too..She does have faith which helps.
 
07/30/2019 07:46AM
Sounds like good news... Probably not out of the woods yet, but we all like living in the woods... just not those woods. Prayers for continued recovery Terry.
 
07/30/2019 08:29AM
She got to go see him a couple of hours later and he is doing well and resting comfortably.
 
myceliaman
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07/30/2019 01:05PM
Certainly in our prayers and thoughts. He’s a local boy in my world.
 
andym
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07/30/2019 03:45PM
I'm glad that he is onto recovery and hope that goes smoothly.
 
Jackfish
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07/30/2019 03:53PM
andym: "I'm glad that he is onto recovery and hope that goes smoothly."
What Andy said.
 
Flatlandpaddler
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07/30/2019 04:53PM
You made it over the biggest hurdle. You got this Terry! More thoughts and prayers for you and Margaret
 
07/30/2019 05:52PM
What Andy said, again.
 
07/30/2019 06:44PM
Still in my thoughts and prayers.
 
RoundRiver
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07/30/2019 09:56PM
Good to hear. What Ntcry said again. Thought about and prayed for him last week - and for all who face these realities. When you have to sell your good canoes because of health issues its not fun. I’m only about to be 49 and I have had a bad knee all year - problem not yet identified. Able to do two trips so far but it keeps getting worse and it makes you wonder. We are not guaranteed another trip or another day. So heres to a speedy recovery Ozark!
 
yellowcanoe
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07/31/2019 10:26AM
Back in surgery this last hour to close the surgical wound( per his wife on FB).. This is not a quick one and done operation.. Apparently lots of things have to stabilize before they close.
Keep Terry in mind.
 
07/31/2019 10:57AM
Praying for a smooth and complete recovery.
 
yellowcanoe
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07/31/2019 03:10PM
From Margaret thirty minutes ago:
ASAP NEEDED
PRAYING WARRIORS
TERRY
AGAIN IN SURGERY!

no words.. no idea what went wrong.

Guess they could not close him up due to too much fluid and now he is hemorrhaging and they can't stop it..

this is awful
 
07/31/2019 03:34PM
C'mon Terry!
 
yellowcanoe
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07/31/2019 05:01PM
whew
now on dialysis to get rid of fluid so they can close incision
I guess the bleeding stopped
Im not religious but I do pray for Terrys full recovery and Margaret s well being


 
yellowcanoe
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07/31/2019 05:01PM
whew
now on dialysis to get rid of fluid so they can close incision
I guess the bleeding stopped
Im not religious but I do pray for Terrys full recovery and Margaret s well being

 
07/31/2019 05:28PM
Oh, nothing has gotten done here this afternoon because I am praying pretty much non-stop!! Terry is a very special person and he has gone through so much. We had sort of planned that we might see him in August on the Gunflint, and I am praying that 2020 will be our year to do that. Hard to believe that a person you have never met can become a close friend, but Terry has been so supportive to me and I am praying for my dear friend now.

Thanks for keeping those of us who don't do FB in the loop, yellowcanoe.
 
yellowcanoe
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07/31/2019 06:16PM
Margaret posted half an hour ago
Terry needs
A MIRACLE

I have no words but prayers

I met him some years ago at an Ozark Rendezvous and if we ever needed anything at subsequent Rendezvous he was the first to offer help
 
07/31/2019 07:59PM
That's not good news; I'll pray for a miracle. Never met him, but always hoped to.
 
andym
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07/31/2019 08:10PM
Pulling for him through this scary turn.
 
Pinetree
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07/31/2019 08:23PM
Prayers are here for a fellow paddler and a great person.
 
07/31/2019 09:13PM
praying
 
Flatlandpaddler
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07/31/2019 09:37PM
Many prayers from friends,family and Paddlers for you Terry. Prayers and strength for Margaret as well.
 
DownStrm
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07/31/2019 10:08PM
Praying for you.
 
BWPaddler
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08/01/2019 12:38AM
Praying for that miracle! Anything else is unfathomable. The power of paddler prayers just has to turn the tide!!!
 
yellowcanoe
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08/01/2019 08:08AM
It worked!!
This mornings post:
Terry looks excellent this morning
Thanks for all ur prayers we had a miracle happen
over night
 
DownStrm
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08/01/2019 08:11AM
Thanks for posting the great news!
It's now time for prayers of praise!
 
08/01/2019 08:24AM
DownStrm: "Thanks for posting the great news!
It's now time for prayers of praise!"


You got that right!! Alleluia!!
 
Freeleo1
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08/01/2019 08:30AM
Positive thoughts going his way. Also it's a good time especially if you live in his area to go donate blood in his name. It sounds like he can use it and it takes off some of the expense.
 
08/01/2019 09:05AM
Thanks be to God.
 
Tomcat
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08/01/2019 09:32AM
Kelso: "Thanks be to God."

+1
 
08/01/2019 11:45AM
So last night I asked the Blessed Mother to intercede for ozark paddler and vowed that hif he did better I would post about it.

Done.
 
yellowcanoe
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08/01/2019 12:15PM
drnatus: "So last night I asked the Blessed Mother to intercede for ozark paddler and vowed that hif he did better I would post about it.


Done."


But keep talking to her. Its a long road! Thanks!
 
andym
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08/01/2019 12:36PM
Whew! Thank you for sharing the positive news. Will be thinking of them and hoping that things continue to improve.
 
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08/01/2019 02:07PM
yellowcanoe: "Terry looks excellent this morning. Thanks for all ur prayers we had a miracle happen overnight."
Attaboy Terry! Keep it going!
 
BWPaddler
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08/01/2019 02:45PM
Exhaling with grateful tears. Thank goodness!!!
 
08/01/2019 03:01PM
Good news!
 
missmolly
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08/01/2019 04:02PM
Happy to read that Oz is healing.
 
scat
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08/01/2019 10:35PM
Keep going bro. Only the strong survive. And only the good die young. It’s not your time, stay wild and free. That sounds rough, amazing what the human body can endure when the mind is committed. A true fighter never gives up or gives in.

Peace and get better! scat
 
HowardSprague
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08/02/2019 08:08AM
Glad things are looking better.
The man is going to have a lot of reading to do when he comes back here! :) :)
 
08/02/2019 09:50AM
This is good news indeed! Thoughts and prayers for continued recovery.
 
PuffinGin
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08/02/2019 01:06PM
Margaret posted this on FB about 20 minutes ago:

Terry's doing great same as yesterday. Had a good night. Some blood work that was taken Monday results are not back from the Mayo Clinic, to find out why his Bloods not clotting. But good drugs are working & prayers are working. He looks so great.
 
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08/02/2019 01:40PM
This is a relief to hear.....keep getting better Terry!
 
08/02/2019 01:49PM
I am so pleased to read this. Terry is not far from my heart and mind at this time, and the prayers are frequent. This is a huge thing to recover from and I hope and pray that all continues to go well.

 
yellowcanoe
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08/02/2019 02:28PM
Maybe One Match will write a song :)
 
blutofish1
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08/02/2019 02:30PM
Great news, still in my prayers.
 
08/03/2019 06:30PM
Ohhh, I would SO like an update.
 
Jackfish
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08/03/2019 09:15PM
Spartan2: "Ohhh, I would SO like an update."
^^^ What she said! Me too! ^^^
 
PuffinGin
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08/05/2019 11:12PM
Because of fluid built up, the surgery to close his chest had to be delayed and he needed dialysis and drugs to keep him paralyzed during this time. This morning, Margaret posted that the surgery to close his chest would likely be done this afternoon. Margaret posted 3 hours ago that Terry was out of surgery and his chest was finally closed. Shortly after that post she posted that Terry would be off the vent tomorrow.

I'm continuing with my prayers for him and hope you will continue with your positive thoughts for his recovery and healing and supportive thoughts for Margaret too.

 
08/06/2019 05:50AM
Thanks for the update, Ginny. I was afraid no news wasn't really good news. He will be in my thoughts and prayers too.
 
blutofish1
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08/06/2019 06:10AM
Still praying.
 
08/06/2019 06:34AM
So glad to get an update, and of course we are continual in our prayers. Thanks, Ginny, for keeping us in the loop.
 
PuffinGin
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08/06/2019 07:07AM
I'll admit that I sometimes just pop into FB and Margaret's page to check for updates. Understatement to say that this had been a difficult time. So happy to see all the supportive comments to Terry and Margaret on FB and here. I posted the other day telling her and telling her to tell Terry how many Flying Moosers had been sending best wishes and prayers.

I'll be sure to share further updates I see on FB if Kim doesn't.

Don't know if this is appropriate but Terry has a gofundme page:

Terry Webb (Ozarkpaddler) Go Fund Me page
 
BearBurrito
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08/06/2019 12:31PM
Thanks all for the updates. I have been and will continue to keep Terry in my prayers.
 
08/07/2019 06:43PM
Bump.

Just because we are not getting regular updates, I still want to remind everyone to keep Terry in your thoughts and prayers.
 
andym
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08/07/2019 07:32PM
Definitely keeping him in my thoughts. At times like these, I always try to remember that the reason they do these difficult procedures is because they really can work and have great outcomes. Hoping that is what he and his loved ones get.
 
08/08/2019 06:21AM
Oh yes Lynda, I check Bwca.com more often just to see if there are updates. And think about Terry a bunch. Old OZ (as miss Molly referrers to him) is a great internet friend to many. Working on his heart must have been like working on a big Cat Diesel engine... he has as big a heart as any buddy I know.
 
PuffinGin
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08/08/2019 07:08AM
Spartan2: "Bump.

Just because we are not getting regular updates, I still want to remind everyone to keep Terry in your thoughts and prayers."


Definitely!

It's a long process in getting our dear friend Terry on the road to recovery. Margaret mentioned yesterday, when someone asked if Terry was off the vent, that they are weening him off gradually. Later yesterday she posted that Terry's chest IV and others were being changed to prevent infections. Keep sending those prayers and supportive thoughts to Terry and Margaret too.
 
08/08/2019 07:19AM
Yes, my heart goes out to Margaret. When Spartan1 had sepsis and was in the hospital for more than a week a few years ago, I was thorougly exhausted. Part of it is the feeling of helplessness, and another part is the constant caring about someone you love. Even when you pray and leave it in God's hands. . .you are still just completely drained at the end of the day.

 
PuffinGin
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08/08/2019 07:38AM
Another update from Margaret:

Terry is going to take baby steps today to get better. Has a feeding tube
 
yellowcanoe
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08/08/2019 08:49AM
PuffinGin: "Another update from Margaret:


Terry is going to take baby steps today to get better. Has a feeding tube"



Thanks Ginny! I was on an offshore Maine Island without Internet..

Isn't it cool how God does not need Internet?
 
PuffinGin
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08/08/2019 09:20AM
“Thanks Ginny! I was on an offshore Maine Island without Internet..

Isn't it cool how God does not need Internet?"

Very true! Hope you had a good time on offshore Maine Isl. Did you see any puffins? If they are on that isl., are they still on land? Sweet little birds although not melodious sounding...
 
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08/08/2019 09:50AM
Prayers sent for healing and a full recovery.
 
yellowcanoe
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08/08/2019 03:49PM
We saw some on the ocean while we were on the ferry.. They have finished nesting and raising young.. Only a puffin winters on the cold North Atlantic . Does that make it a true snowbird? . ( well there may be others). Hope you have gotten to see some.

They are on several Maine Islands but not all.. Best is Machias Seal Island . Its in New Brunswick technically.. If you come book way ahead like a year cause the tours are restricted and book fast!

I am thinking hard about going to Rendezvous.. Precious friends there . Can't take them for granted. We are all marching on the downward escalator.

Margaret wrote that he is still on the vent and in a medically induced coma. He may be woken on Saturday and taken off the vent.

In this case thoughts and prayers are productive so please keep Terry in your mind.. And your memories if you have been able to paddle with him ( or try to evade his camera!!)
 
PuffinGin
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08/09/2019 07:55AM
Post from Margaret 10 minutes ago:

"Terry is waking up slowly and blinking doing great"

I'm praying hard!
 
08/09/2019 08:17AM
Oh, thanks for sending this on! I am praying a lot, but will ramp up! :-)
 
SaganagaJoe
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08/09/2019 09:14AM
Continued prayers sent for a great guy and friend to all of us.
 
PuffinGin
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08/09/2019 10:53AM
Update from Margaret an hour ago:

"Terry's getting his chest tubes out now
Baby steps
Getting closer to the front door"
 
08/09/2019 03:17PM
Sounds like progress......keep fighting Terry
 
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08/09/2019 05:02PM
here's hoping his recovery will continue forward and that it will be complete.
 
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08/09/2019 07:20PM
Good news. The trend lines are in the right direction. Canoe Country is waiting...
 
andym
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08/09/2019 10:03PM
Thanks for passing along this good news. Here's to a continued recovery and getting home.
 
08/10/2019 06:11AM
Sounds like he's paddling downwind now.
 
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08/10/2019 11:55AM
boonie: "Sounds like he's paddling downwind now. "
its a very weak wind right now.. He is still on a vent.. That he has had to be in a medically induced coma for nearly two weeks is something I can't wrap my head around..And Margaret has had to stand by the whole time..

She just posted this 40 minutes ago:
It's Day 13. Terry's still on vent & dialysis. Got feeding tube in & needs prayers to get stronger.
 
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08/10/2019 12:42PM
Went to church on the water this morning ,paddle and prayed for you Terry.
 
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08/10/2019 02:27PM
Flatlandpaddler: "Went to church on the water this morning ,paddle and prayed for you Terry."
I just prayed moments ago . Please let Terry be healed and be fully recovered.Love all my paddling friends. Tony
 
08/10/2019 03:33PM
yellowcanoe: "boonie: "Sounds like he's paddling downwind now. "
Its a very weak wind right now as he is still on a vent. That he has had to be in a medically induced coma for nearly two weeks is something I can't wrap my head around, and Margaret has had to stand by the whole time.

She just posted this 40 minutes ago:
It's Day 13. Terry's still on vent & dialysis. Got feeding tube in & needs prayers to get stronger"

Thanks, still farther to go than I imagined. I can't wrap my head around the coma either.
 
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08/10/2019 05:16PM
Prayers sent while paddling this week, will send more.
 
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08/10/2019 06:05PM
late in adding , best wishes for the ozark paddler. Godspeed :)
 
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08/10/2019 07:05PM
Wow - that is one heckuvan ordeal. Amazing what the human body can endure. Just don’t give up bro, don’t give in, and you will be good as new. Better, cuz you will have one helluva story to tell. Best wishes here.
 
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08/11/2019 07:26AM
Prayers again sent.
 
08/12/2019 09:09PM
Hoping and praying for your full recovery. Hang tough Terry! We all want to see you back with your family and on the water soon. May the good Lord watch over you and your love ones.

Hans Solo
 
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08/13/2019 01:45PM
Posts from Margaret on FB yesterday and today:

Yesterday he had surgery to remove one of IVs and put one in his neck. He had a CAT scan this morning and as of about half an hours ago, she said he was in his room sleeping and doing well. She also said she had gotten 8 hours of sleep last night (great news!). From what a friend asked, I believe he is still on the vent.

Margaret also mentioned that tomorrow is Terry's birthday.
 
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08/13/2019 05:12PM
Happy Birthday Terry. Get well soon. We are all praying for ya.
 
PuffinGin
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08/13/2019 06:46PM
Awesome news:

FB post from Margaret two hours ago:

"I got the best news of my life. Terry's breathing tube is out!!!!!!
 
Flatlandpaddler
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08/13/2019 06:49PM
Great news! Another big hurdle cleared. Keep it up Terry you got this!
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08/13/2019 06:52PM
what a way to spend a birthday.. They both are strong in person and strong in paddling and strong in judgement..
 
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08/13/2019 09:49PM
Attaboy Terry! Keep on getting better. :)
 
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08/14/2019 12:06AM
Getting that tube out is great! Thanks for the update and I hope he just keeps getting better and better.
 
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08/14/2019 06:01AM
 
arctic
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08/14/2019 08:11AM
Great news! Keep healing and getting better!
 
08/14/2019 08:36AM
Happy Birthday from the Gunflint, Terry!!!

Such good news that things are going better now! Prayers continue.

Love, the Spartans and Anna
 
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08/14/2019 10:39AM
Praise God! Joe Pates
 
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08/14/2019 03:37PM
missmolly: " Birthday gift? "

Great idea! Thanks for posting that.
 
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08/15/2019 04:58PM
missmolly: " Birthday gift? "

Yes... things are not going well. The last two posts from Margaret both today

'"Terry has Cirrhosis of the liver from fatty liver. Pancreatitis found a lump on it. Gallbladder problems.'' There are other causes of cirrhosis.. google them

"CT scan also showed 2 nodules in his lungs but too weak to do anything"

This must be incredibly mentally draining for Margaret and Terry. I am not sure what the too weak to do anything is. I am just guessing too weak to maybe have things biopsied.

 
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08/15/2019 07:15PM
Sigh.
 
08/16/2019 02:34PM
Thinking good thoughts..
 
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08/16/2019 03:12PM
I was hesitating to check. Didn’t want to hear any bad news. Hang in there man. Just don’t give up. Painful to hear. Best wishes from me. BK
 
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08/16/2019 04:17PM
That is very tough.

From a lot of experience with people in the lymphoma patient community getting scanned, nodules in the lungs are fairly common and very often are not important. I hope that is the case here and that things start improving again.
 
08/16/2019 05:03PM
Good to know, andym. I hope so too.
 
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08/17/2019 08:09AM
In spite of fearful news OP is asking for chocolate and slept for the first whole night last night. Still feeding tube and dialysis

Chocolate is good..
 
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08/17/2019 08:43AM
yellowcanoe: "In spite of fearful news OP is asking for chocolate and slept for the first whole night last night. Still feeding tube and dialysis


Chocolate is good.."


Indeed.
 
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08/17/2019 09:34AM
+1 on seeing good news postings from Margaret about Terry. She posted an hour ago that Terry asked for his wedding ring.

Still keeping up the prayers for him and her.
 
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08/17/2019 08:56PM
Awesome news!
 
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08/17/2019 10:26PM
Praying for you and your wife everyday.
Glad to see the good news.
 
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08/18/2019 08:16AM
I have a family member who was on dialysis and the feeding tube not long ago and now she walks miles everyday. Here's hoping the same outcome for Terry.
 
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08/18/2019 11:40AM
missmolly: "I have a family member who was on dialysis and the feeding tube not long ago and now she walks miles everyday. Here's hoping the same outcome for Terry. "
+1

But the fundraiser is for a good cause. I don't think that the original plan was for a month in the hospital. Donate please if you can. For those that prefer not to do on line Puffin Gin or I can PM you the snail mail address.
 
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08/18/2019 07:52PM
From Margaret two hours ago:

" So happy to see Terry up in a chair all day. GOD IS GREAT!"
 
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