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Nancy Prester
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6 Months Later... Hal's Legacy
I'm sorry it's taken this long to write another post. It's certainly taken this long to just talk about it without becoming overwhelmed with emotion, but writing is just as painful. August 11th will be 6 months since Hal has passed, as well as Nancy's birth...

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We are finally home!
Monday, January 25th This day was a busy one. Mayo Clinic came to the facility Hal was staying at and did some blood work. They got all of his prescriptions ready for us to travel on Tuesday. He had his staples removed. We're watching the weather closely. W...

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Hal's Recovery pt. 4
Tuesday, January 19th Can't believe we've been gone a week already. This morning was a start of a new chapter of this journey. After getting discharged from the hospital this morning, Hal was taken by a medical transportation service to a skilled nursing fa...

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Hal's Recovery pt. 3
Friday-Monday, January 15th-18th It would be Saturday night before Hal got any rest. He's very disoriented and his muscles are weak. His surgery site, however, looks better and the incision looks great. We got good news on Friday that pathology said they fo...

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Hal's Recovery Day 2
Thursday January 14th We had a rough night. Hal was restless and his face was still quite swollen and was hurting. They took his "turban" and bandages off. There's about an 8 inch long curved incision. I counted at least 40 staples holding it closed. From 7...

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Hal's recovery
Tuesday, January 13th I crashed at the hotel and slept like a rock all night. (It felt really good!) I arrived at the hospital around 8am. Hal looks like he's been in a bar fight. His left eye is almost swollen shut. He has a compression bandage around his ...

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Hal's Surgery
Sunday, January 10th It's been suggested that I write a blog of our trip to Mayo Clinic. I journal every day anyway, so why not? I awoke at 6:15 as usual. My regular chores take about 1 1/2 hours so I got moving. We had link sausages (to clean out the refri...

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New Babies August 2015
The Nursery is getting full again and with new babies that I've either haven't handfed in a long time, or have never handfed before!  Currently in the Nursery there's: Lineolated Parakeets Kakariki Parakeets Lovebirds English Budgies Cockatiels And I'm expe...

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Computer's Back!
Since my last post our main office computer crashed and we FINALLY have it back! It's been a crazy few months. Hal started having double vision and shortly after he flipped our tractor and miraculously only broke a few ribs. We left for the Mayo Clinic in M...

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The Nursery is overflowing!
Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 - Sorry it's been a couple of weeks since the last post. The African Senegals are slowing down in their progress. The eldest baby turned 2 months old today! It is now up to 126 grams and its sibling is 119 grams. They're on 2 fee...
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