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Walter’s in Surgery

Today is Walter’s big day for surgery. He’s been suffering from recurring strep throat for a long time and this surgery should make his life a bit easier. He has been very brave and relaxed.

As soon as we made it to his “holding” room, he was immediately drawn to the television hanging from the ceiling playing cartoons. You could have poked him with needles and he wouldn’t have cared a bit. You can plainly see his tv joy with this picture.

The bottom photo is a picture of Walter leaving the cartoon room and heading to the Pre-op area. The sleepy meds they gave him are kicking in by now.

It should be an interesting weekend.

Both Ben and Sam tested positive for strep and this morning Tommy was complaining, as well. Greg is thinking that if Tommy tests positive for strep, that he’s going to get testing, too. Better to get the antibiotics going now so that next week we can all enjoy turkey pain free!

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Jennifer is married to Greg. They have five kids.

  1. Mike Kuypers

    November 21, 2008

    God bless you, Walter. Keeping you in my prayers.

  2. Tim Chemacki

    November 21, 2008

    Prayers for speedy recovery!

  3. Tim Chemacki

    November 21, 2008

    …and no more strep!!!

  4. Capt Jeff

    November 21, 2008

    What a trooper you are, Walt! Hope you enjoy the ICE CREAM when you get out of surgery! Tell your dad to stop eating YOUR ice cream. Looking forward to seeing you and your brothers next week (oh yeah, your mom and dad, too).

  5. Poor Walt.

    If I were you, kiddo, I’d milk this for all the popsicles I could get!

  6. Ice cream time this weekend. Hope you feel great again soon Walt.

  7. Awe, tough kid. Prayer sent.

  8. Barbara Downey

    November 21, 2008

    Get well! Prayers for you and your family!

  9. MrsFifer1863

    November 21, 2008

    Get well soon. Prayers coming your way.

  10. Doug Rogers

    November 21, 2008

    Good Luck, Walt. You’ll be in my prayers, but go for that ice cream!

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