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Posted 2019-12-15T15:50:00Z


Good morning. I wish I could say Tami is home, but sadly she still resides in room 5002 at Dignity hospital. They have done a fine job, and Tami has received wonderful care, but she misses home. It appeared to be set for friday and her potassium was too low. Discharge seemed certain for saturday but her Hgb dropped again and she needed blood. Her discharge loomed tantalizingly close, yet one more hurdle appeared in the exit doorway. Her suction machine she would need for her PEG was incorrect, and in fact could cause harm. The Residents wanted her with the right equipment, and sadly that will not arrive until tuesday or wednesday. On a much happier note her energy and strength improved enough for her to get to the elevators and then the nurses station and back with a walker. Joy right now is missing. Your prayers are what got her to a wedding, a Thanksgiving, and now Christmas is on our holiday event horizon. We appreciate all of the prayers and well wishing that floods Tami’s way, and we pray that negative thought can be transformed. Spiritual warfare is real, but she is not an ordinary warrior. The fight is on, and we must overcome negativity, and focus on mercy and grace.

Ryne must realize the same. Prayers are being lifted, and he must continue to work when crawling seems such a long way home. Each day remains closer than the day before until,  “there, on the horizon, is my destination”.  



Thank you so much to the Foles. We came back from the hospital friday to pasta, garlic bread, salad, and cookies. You are greatly appreciated.

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Comments (6)

  • Mark Steven Spitzer
    Mark Steven Spitzer

    3 months ago · Reply
  • Kathy Nemethy
    Kathy Nemethy

    Hey Ryne! I miss you all so much. I guess that comes from being able to witness so much so far this year and, yet, somehow, I know there is more to come. It’s always hard to leave to come home, but it has been extremely bittersweet lately. I want you, and everyone else, that I constantly think of them and pray every night for Angels to come down and spread their wings of protection and healing over you and your mama. I pray for the Good Spirits to aide those Angels. But I do know that I can not control that; but I do so wish and pray for it daily. I know they have, once again,saved me and that I have been blessed with my family; especially Uncle Don. I hear you have continued to make strides and i am so proud of you and your spirit. BELLY RUBS AND EAR SCRATCHES, fruit and seeds,lettuce and grapes, and a hugged-hug-hug to you ALL. I love you and am, AS ALWAYS, standing by. Aunt Kathy, Uncle Don, and Gma Betty PS. Saw Susan Gast at a viewing for Sandra Gerlach, and she wanted me to send her thoughts and prayers.

    3 months ago · Reply
  • Bev McCann
    Bev McCann

    Thanks for the update. We will continue praying and holding you all up in prayer. ❤️

    3 months ago · Reply
  • Vivian Cheeseman
    Vivian Cheeseman

    We're praying each day, and we won't stop.

    3 months ago · Reply
  • Terri Mulder
    Terri Mulder

    Bless your discouraged, faithful hearts. We love you all so much. If only our words were enough. Please have mercy, Lord. {{HUGS}}

    3 months ago · Reply
  • Michelle pecchenino
    Michelle pecchenino

    Our thoughts and prayers continue with you on this journey. We thought of you Mark with a Navy win this weekend. Dominic’s senior year and we have you to thank for your support along the way. God bless you and your family.

    3 months ago · Reply