Have you seen the Disney movie, Up? It’s a delightful movie about love, loss and renewal and I love it. It’s about two kids who meet, one’s a nerd and the other one is a full of life girl. They become friends, grow up and marry and grow old together. Then the old lady dies and the old man is left with one wish on his mind. To complete a dream his wife had. So he blows up hundreds of balloons that carry him and his house and a little boy scout stowaway to the adventure of their lives.
In one scene of the movie, the old lady is becoming ill and can no longer walk up a hill where they have picnicked often. She gasps for breath at the exertion. I have become that old lady.
For the past several months I have gone through a myriad of tests in Florida and here in my state and the doctors could find nothing wrong except I had a slow heart rate and an extra beat to my heart. They think they have controlled the extra beat, but my heart rate is not what it should. My heart beats at forty or fifty beats a minute and the average for women’s is in the sixties. It has become increasingly difficult for me to climb stairs or walk any distances.
Sooooo, tomorrow, bright and early the doctor is putting in a pacemaker. I’m not thrilled about it, but it’s a last resort kind of thing. I pray this will take care of the problem.
If you believe in God and are a praying person, please send up a prayer for me that all will go well. If I wake up and see Jesus’ face or David’s face, I will be just as happy so I’m not worried. It’s just an inconvenience to me and I will be glad when it is this time tomorrow.
I have so much more to tell you about a little trip we took this past weekend on the back roads of Indiana. There are lots of surprises when one takes the back roads. One never knows what they will come across. So after this is all over, I will tell you about our trip.
Here’s to good health and may I have it soon. Bye.