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  1. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    **The birthday get-together is on Wednesday, and I need really need ideas now!! Please keep reading!!** My Dad turned 60 near the end of April, but he and my mom were away (visiting family from afar) on the actual date. I wanted to do something to celebrate, so I talked to my aunt (his only...
  2. General Chat
    Dad has been critically ill for some time now, and the lab work is now showing a cryptococcal infection in his lungs. As I understand it, this is a fungus growth in the lungs. Sounds nasty. One cause is bird droppings, and the doctor was very interested in the fact that Dad raised chickens at...
  3. General Chat
    My dad is very ill. He just keeps saying that he is so tired. Today he was placed in a pressurized room to help him breathe. I don't know what to expect. My mother keeps saying, "What am I going to do?"
  4. General Chat
    You've got to watch this video of a 911 call from a 5yr old girl when her dad is having chest pains... Stay Calm, Dad - Video
  5. Relationships
    So my mom died 10 years ago, and left me with my dad, and my kids. We're small and dysfunctional, because we are the only ones. No siblings, no cousins or aunts and uncles. My dad has known butvnot acknowledged for years that I am a lesbian, has met some ofm partners and was polite, even...
  6. General Chat
    Most dads teach us a lot, either by word, or by good example, or sometimes, even by bad example. In honor of Father's Day tomorrow, can you share one lesson your dad taught you?
  7. Support
    I found out when my mom sent me an email yesterday. I haven't seen him since I was 4. I read the obituary that my mother sent, it said he is survived by his loving son. No mention of me or my sister. I know it's silly, I haven't seen or spoken to the man in over 20 years, but this for some...
  8. Christmas
    Anyone have any ideas for my dad - he's 69, lives in Florida, has everything he needs/is well off. He had a serious stroke five years ago and is now sight impaired - he can see things but they have to be large (he's actually legally blind by definition - he uses a computer he talks into). He can...
  9. Family
    My sister found him this morning, in bed, in his apt. He had had a respiratory infection for the past week, and being a longtime chain smoker, it was reeking havoc on him. They were doing their best (my sisters) but he refused to go to the hospital. But the doc had him on antibiotics...
  10. Relationships
    My dad knows I am getting 6 hours of sleep tops on Wed, Thursday, and Friday. 2 hours from 7am-9am, and 4 hours from 4pm-8pm. So its completly split. I texted him this morning telling him to please pray for me being I am just so tired, I felt like I could not even walk. So I get through job...
  11. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I saw my dad yesterday and he said he had something for me. He handed me a check for $1,000 and said "happy summer". I was stunned! So...what am I going to do with the money you ask? Well I have to be honest, my first thought was "I can get my $500 chimnea!". But What I'm really going to...
  12. Leisure & Media Arts
    Oh Gosh Is This Funny!!!!
  13. Support
    My dad is going through some health stuff right now that is changing his routine quite a bit...he is 83, so routine is very important to him, and change is always suspect. There is just the two of us and my son here, so it's a bit tough. Prayers and good thoughts gratefully accepted! Thanks!
  14. Support
    My dad had a heart attack this afternoon and is in need of prayers. Life is short ,tell your family you love them. Thank you in advance.
  15. Support
    My Dad passed away in January of this year. Although time has made things easier, there are still times when something like hearing a train whistle will cause me to cry like a baby from missing him. (He was retired from the railroad) My sister read an article on dealing with grief during the...
  16. General Chat
    My dad has been having heart troubles for a while now... Well, he went to the heart specialist today. They wanted to check him into the hospital immediately. He has to have a defibrillator put in on Thursday. I'm worried about him...he's in good spirits, though... Does anyone have any...
  17. Leisure & Media Arts
    It's a new show that airs on soapnet. I seen some of the previews and it could be really good or not but I am going to try to check it out.
  18. General Chat
    Wednesday my dad had a heart attack. he is doing ok... i guess. he was with out oxygen off and on for about 45 minutes. we don't know how much oxygen he lost. doctors are doing and MRI this afternoon to determine whether or not he is brain damaged. i wish that was the only thing... that would...
  19. Father's day
    Boy does that feel good, I havent been able to say that since 1992. Even tho we arent together anymore... I still have you in my heart and every year I sadly whisper " Happy Fathers Day Dad, I love & miss you." This year I can say it out loud.
  20. General Chat
    I got a circular saw for my per his request. It wasn't cheap. I wanted a good quality one (not that he'll use it that much) and paid $89.99 plus tax. If he thinks that's too much he can get a cheaper one from Wal-Mart for $67.99 plus tax.
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