Several weeks ago my Dad told us that he had been having some chest pains when he exercised so he moved up his yearly check up by a few weeks and went in for a heart cath. For those of you who don't know, he had triple bypass surgery in 2005. During the heart cath they found a restriction in the artery that is in the front of the heart. The doctor's at home did not want to do surgery on it because of the location so we were sent to a specialist in Houston. The appointment was last Wednesday and tonight I am typing this from the hotel in Houston. Tomorrow he is having surgery to get the restriction cleared up. They are not exactly sure what they will be doing until they get in there. Needless to say, we are all kind of stressed out about it. Please pray that the surgery is successful and that he has a quick recovery.
This trip back to Houston has stirred up so many memories. We are staying in the hotel that we would stay in when we came down with Mom. We are back at the Medical Center and it just brings it all back. The anger, the loss, the missing her, remembering all that she went through. It hurts. I keep thinking that it will stop hurting so badly but it hasn't. Two years later and just thinking about her still brings tears to my eyes.