November 13, 2006
Ann Hall was admitted to Winter Haven Hospital with congestive heart failure. Cards may be sent to her at the local address in the directory.
Elaine Teetsell is not well. She is having tests done and has seen a gastroenterologist. Cards may be sent to her at the local address in the directory.
Jim Decker was taken to Winter Haven Hospital with chest pains. Cards sent to the local address will reach him.
Karen Canankamp underwent a lumpectomy to remove a malignant growth in her breast. Cards may be sent to her at the northern address in the directory.
Orrin Pibbles is receiving chemo for bone cancer. He will have xrays of his back this week and depending on the outcome he may start radiation treatments. Cards may be sent to him at the northern address in the directory.
Chic Lambert is in the Tampa VA Hospital. He went in on October 30th to have a hernia repaired and it was discovered he had multiple hernias. Chic has an infection in his stomach and can have no food by mouth for another seventeen days. Cards may be sent to him at the James Hadley VA Hospital, 13000 Bruce R. Downs Blvd., room 503-4 west, Tampa, FL 33612-9824. He has his cell phone and the number is 863-521-9184.
Bob Howell started his third type of chemo two weeks ago and is still having trouble with what he calls discomfort. If he takes a pain the problem goes away for about four hours and then returns again. The pain pills can only be taken every twelve hours. His blood is very thin and Emagene says he spend a lot of time sitting in from of their fireplace. Cards may be sent to Bob and Em at the northern address in the new directory.
Cathy Beers was trying to step on her dogs leash and at the same time her card door slammed on her leg. This resulted in a severe gash on her leg requiring 24 staples to close the would. This happened in the parking lot and she wants to thank the gentleman who literally took the shirt off his back to wrap her leg. If he will call her at 696-3169 and/or go to her home at 11 Saddlebag Trail North, she has his shirt along with sincere thanks. Cards may be sent to Cathy at the local address in the directory.
Jeanne Bealer is back in Lake Wales Hospital with heart problems. Cards would cheer her up a lot. Send them to the local address in the directory.
Dennie Pahl wishes to thank all the warm and wonderful folks at Saddlebag for the many cards sent to her brother during his struggle with cancer and to her following his passing.
Please remember our Saddlebag friends with prayers, cards and phone calls.
Saddlebag Sunshine Gal
Please call me at 696-1111 if you know of any illness among our friends.