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Update on Carlson1

Postby RPBrown » Sun Mar 18, 2007 12:57 pm

Just left the hospital. Spoke with Mary for a few minutes and she said Carl was having a pretty tough time (he was asleep while I was there).

They will be moving him to Baylor Dallas Monday and are going to try another stint if the artery is not in too bad of shape.

Our continued prayers are needed for Carl, Mary, and Justin.
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Postby Skiprr » Sun Mar 18, 2007 1:29 pm

Thank you for the update, Ray. Prayers continue for Carl, Mary, and Justin.
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Postby 308nato » Sun Mar 18, 2007 3:43 pm

Prayers continued here also .

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Postby dubya » Mon Mar 19, 2007 5:39 am

I spoke to Carl about a week ago. Best wishes here! Hope to shoot with him soon.
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Postby jbirds1210 » Mon Mar 19, 2007 6:53 am

Thank you for the update. It is good of you to stop by and check on our Brother in the hospital.

I know that Carl and his family really do appreciate it.

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Get well soon, Carl!

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Postby chewy555 » Mon Mar 19, 2007 9:31 am

I am new here but I will send up prayers for Carl and his family. I know that any extra prayers will help. As they have for my family in the past.
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Postby age_ranger » Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:17 pm

Hang in there Carl......hope all is well. Prayers for a speedy recovery.
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Postby carlson1 » Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:52 pm

Well I am home thanks to all of you who prayed. A brief outline.
1. Eight stents in main artery.
2. 60-75% blockage. (When this blockage closed all the way a by pass was a must - still not for sure if it would work or not)
3. Doctors at Baylor in Irving says that the blockage is closed and we have to at least try a by pass - so on to Baylor at Dallas.
4. Cardiovasular surgeon makes a visit and explains how complicated this would be and the success rate was not going to be good.
5. After 7 days of hospital we went in for heart cath just to get a recent picture to the surgeon would again know what he is facing.
6. WELL GUESS WHAT - There is a God in Heaven. The closed blockage is only about 25% closed. They do not know how it degreased instead of increased - BUT WE DO! Praise God.
7. I do have to have bed rest for several days (cannot preach Sunday), but can go back to doing what I feel I can do.

Thanks to everyone who came and visited, called, sent emails, and etc. . . Some I can't remember because of the medicines, but I appreciate you more than I can say!
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Postby jbirds1210 » Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:56 pm

:grin: That is wonderful news. If you need me for anything....you know how to reach me! Thank God you are home with your wife!
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Postby dpatterson » Tue Mar 20, 2007 8:06 pm

Prayer is powerful... We are all still praying for you. Glad you are home with good reports!

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Postby longtooth » Tue Mar 20, 2007 8:58 pm

Great news.
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Postby Charles L. Cotton » Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:02 pm

Thank you Father for continuing to show us the power of prayer. May the Lord continue to bless you Carl!

How are Mary and Justin doing?

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Postby flintknapper » Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:03 pm

dpatterson wrote:Prayer is powerful... We are all still praying for you. Glad you are home with good reports!

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+1........and Amen.

Our continued prayers for you and family.
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Postby ElGato » Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:28 pm

Great new's Carl, Thank God and his Son, my Savior.
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Postby HighVelocity » Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:30 pm

Awesome! Praise the Lord. :grin:


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