Sunday, March 24, 2013

The Sunday Post #34

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~ It's a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.
This was officially the week from hell. On Wednesday I took my Dad to the emergency room because he was experiencing numbness/tingling in his leg. An MRI revealed a 75% blockage on the right side of his carotid artery and he suffered a minor stroke. It really was a blessing because without the warning signs it could've been a big one. This Wednesday he's scheduled to have the artery opened up and the plaque cleaned out. After a couple weeks recovery I'm hoping everything will be back to normal for him.

At the same time I had to call Tara's cardiologist to see if he could fit her in because she was experiencing some respiratory distress. He removed 100 mL of fluid from her chest and started her on another medication. She still isn't acting herself but I'm praying this is just a bump and she bounces back.

I think falling apart family members should be considerate and take turns, don't you???


For Review:

The Wolf's Daughter by Patricia la Barbera
St Patrick's Day Murder by Leslie Meier
Leashed by Zoe Dawson
Charity's Gold Rush by Cynthia Hickey
A Death in the Highlands by Caroline Dunford
Castillo's Fiery Texas Rose by Tessa Berkley
Captive Bride by Sandi Hampton
Because of Rebecca by Leanne Tyler
Ashes to Ashes by Mary Monica Pulver
How to Eat a Cupcake by Meg Donohue
The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
How (Not) to Play with Magic by Elizabeth A Reeves
Freezer Burn by Gayle Carline
Mr Moustache and the Cryptic Cat by Josephine Hush


Bea said...

Oh my goodness, I'm so sorry. I hope your dad's surgery goes well, and your right, at least he had the warning signs. Poor Tara, I hope she bounces back soon. What a week. :(

I also downloaded Dial C for Chihuahua, the cover is cute.

Dru said...

I hope things go well for your dad and Tara as well.

You got a nice haul of books.

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Somewhere Only We Know said...

Wow...sorry about your week! That's a lot to take on at one time! I'll keep them and you in my prayers.

My friend Amanda would be all over that Dial C for Chihuahua's book. She loves "chis" as she calls them!

Check out my SP & STS.

Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

Book of Secrets said...

I'm so sorry, Melissa! I hope your dad and Tara make a speedy recovery. Nice book haul this week! I picked up Dial C for Chihuahua too.

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Victoria Hooper said...

Oh no, so sorry to hear about your scary week! :-( Hope everything works out and that you can relax a bit next week. Hope you enjoy all your new books too :-)

Melissas Eclectic Bookshelf said...

Oh gosh...what a stressful week! I hope that all goes well for your Dad and that Tara bounces back quickly!

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Oh Forever Charmed is new to me, well they all are, but that one caught my eye. :) Hope you enjoy them all!

I have a Sunday Post up this week too, if you'd like to stop by...