sam update~

Thank you to EVERYONE with your best wishes and concerns for Sam.  He came home and is feeling better ... thanks to some strong narcotics and TLC from Momma. 

He told me he's going to take the organ donor sticker off his drivers license because he's running out of organs!

He was very fortunate ~ but the infection was already into his large intestines and a part of that also had to be removed along with his appendix.   He was a lucky guy ... for sure!

Now I just gotta try to get some weight back on him.  Since his gall bladder surgery in March up until his appendectomy yesterday ~ he went from 185 lbs. down to 165 lbs.  That's a 20 pound loss without even trying.  

I don't want anything to go wrong with me and my health; but geeze... I wish I could lose 20 pounds in that amount of time ................ without trying.

Until next time...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.


  1. ugggghhhhh! Mel - I am just catching up! How horrible. I am so sorry for your son! Sending my good vibes your way!

  2. Glad your son is home and doing well. With your good cookin' I bet he will put that weight back on soon. lol @ his organ donor joke.

  3. Thanks, give sam a hug and keep doing the mama thing. I know he will be fine.

    Love ya!

  4. Glad to hear Sam is home and doing well.

  5. Soooo glad he is home and healing with your cooking and care.
    Appendix go bad with out much warning, sometimes just when a seed gets lodged in it.

  6. Hey Mel~ Hope your son continues to heal without any complications from having intestines removed.

    Seems after the bowls wake up from being disturbed like that it takes a while for them to get back to normal and yes I sure thought they removed the appendix any time the abdominal area was open to prevent just this kind of thing.

  7. I'm just now getting a chance to catch up on blogs. Sorry that happened to your boy, but glad they found it in time.

  8. So glad he is home. That 20 pounds was a fast loss. Like Paula said with your good cooking he should get it back soon.

  9. I am glad that Sam is home and doing well. Mel, you are such a great cook, just fix him lots of his favorite foods.

  10. Holy Mackerel ~ Tell SamMan that his Auntie is wishing him well and to stay that way!!
    Talk to you soon & love you all

  11. The doctor has ordered me to lose 10 lbs. by my next routine checkup but I don't think i want to try doing it this way. Glad to hear Sam is doing better.