Update - Rudi

Prayer Requests, Family Announcements, Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, etc.

Moderator: Team Cub

User avatar
Wise Owl
10+ Years
10+ Years
Cub Star
Cub Star
Posts: 103
Joined: Sat Dec 11, 2004 1:39 pm
Zip Code: E1A7J3
Skype Name: emilie.leblanc
Tractors Owned: 1947 Fcub 'Granny'
1948 Fcub 'Ellie-Mae'
1951 Fcub 'Jethro'
My father's home made tractor dating back 1956?
'Putt-putt'
Location: Dieppe, New Brunswick

Update - Rudi

Postby Wise Owl » Mon Feb 28, 2005 10:54 pm

Thank you so much for all the wonderful messages of prayer and concern. I told Rudi this afternoon of all the prayers coming his way and he was very conforted by this. He says he going to read them when he gets home.

Rudi is doing much better than yesterday, which is very good because yesterday was really not a good day for him. His blood pressure, I found out today from the doctor, actually went down to 50/0. That is when his kidneys shut down along with everything else.

This gave us a bit of a laugh this afternoon. Our doctor told us that the doctor from trauma told him that 'Rudi's blood pressure is 50/0 and he is still talking!!!' Our doctor responded with 'Well that's Rudi for you, he has to be the first at everything". Now that's what I call a will to live.

They still haven't found his source of infection. They are still doing some investigating to locate it. But with the strongest of antibiotics, he seems to be responding, which is good. Kidneys are now functioning again.

He came down from ICU tonight because another patient was coming in and he was in worst condition than Rudi. Rudi got bumped down which of course gives me more visiting. ICU limits visits to 5 minutes per hour. Now at least I can be with him and not in some waiting room.

Will keep you posted on any change.

Emilie
Whenever God closes a door, he always opens a window.

Knowledge is Power! Power is Strength!

User avatar
beaconlight
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 7703
Joined: Thu Aug 19, 2004 2:31 pm
Zip Code: 10314
Location: NY Staten Island & Franklin

Postby beaconlight » Mon Feb 28, 2005 10:59 pm

Good to hear Em. Still talking with no blood pressure. He is here to stay.


Bill
Bill

"Life's tough.It's even tougher if you're stupid."
- John Wayne

" We hang petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
- Aesop

User avatar
Cub-Bud
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 3268
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 6:30 pm
Zip Code: 38658
eBay ID: Cub-Bud
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: MS, Pope

Postby Cub-Bud » Mon Feb 28, 2005 11:59 pm

Thanks for the update. Keep us posted.
"Never forget where it is you come from, or you may find yourself someplace you don't want to be"

Greg Norman

User avatar
Bigdog
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 24066
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 12:50 pm
Zip Code: 43113
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: OH, Circleville

Postby Bigdog » Tue Mar 01, 2005 7:13 am

Thanks for the update Em. Prayers won't stop coming.
Bigdog
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.

My wife says I don't listen to her. - - - - - - - - Or something like that!

Image

http://www.cubtug.com

Ron L
10+ Years
10+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 661
Joined: Wed Mar 05, 2003 9:09 pm
Zip Code: 18603
Tractors Owned: 1948 Cub
1955 Cub
Location: PA, Berwick

Postby Ron L » Tue Mar 01, 2005 8:01 am

Good news ..... We here echo everyone's responses ... :)
Ron

User avatar
Buzzard Wing
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 10456
Joined: Mon Aug 09, 2004 10:14 pm
Zip Code: 02840
Location: RI, Newport

Postby Buzzard Wing » Tue Mar 01, 2005 9:12 am

Oh MY!

Rudi Has my thoughts and prayers!

Larry in RI
1971 Cub (Rufus) 1950 Cub (Cathy) 1965 Lo Boy Fast Hitch (Nameless III) 1970 Cub 1000 Loader & Fast Hitch (Lee)

Harold R
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 3265
Joined: Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:54 pm
Zip Code: 71203
Tractors Owned: 1948,50,55, and 56 Farmall Cubs
1969 International Cub, and they're all running, working tractors.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Louisiana

Postby Harold R » Tue Mar 01, 2005 9:19 am

Good News! 8) The prayers are working!

User avatar
Lurker Carl
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 3955
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 9:54 am
Zip Code: 16685
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: PA, Todd

Postby Lurker Carl » Tue Mar 01, 2005 11:02 am

Em,

Thanks for the updates, y'all are still our prayers. Perhaps Rudi's suffering from pound cake overdose?

Carl n Cathy

User avatar
Carm
10+ Years
10+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 1085
Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2003 2:11 pm
Zip Code: 21234
Tractors Owned: 1947 FCub 1948 FCub (FrankenCub), 1949 C, 1952 SA, 1963 IH 3414 Backhoe Diesel, 1960 Oliver 880 Diesel, 1945 Mack EF Fire Truck
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: MD, Baltimore and Freeland

Postby Carm » Tue Mar 01, 2005 11:53 am

Thats great that he's doing better...I'm sure the extra visiting will help too.

User avatar
Rick Prentice
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 5360
Joined: Mon Nov 01, 2004 7:24 am
Zip Code: 43522
Tractors Owned: 47(circle cub),48(Floyd),49,50demo from GW's collection),51,52(backhoe),53,54,55(Nickles)
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: OH, Grand Rapids (historical town along the Maumee River)

Postby Rick Prentice » Tue Mar 01, 2005 12:02 pm

That's great news Em. As long as the man upstairs answers just one of our prayers each day. Things will be fine. Tell Rudi we miss him. Rick
When I told my dad I've been misplacing things and doing stupid stuff----His reply---"It only gets better"

User avatar
Vern Campbell
10+ Years
10+ Years
Cub Star
Cub Star
Posts: 133
Joined: Sun Oct 31, 2004 9:27 am
Zip Code: 04664
Tractors Owned: 1955 Farmall Cub
Location: Sullivan, ME

Postby Vern Campbell » Tue Mar 01, 2005 12:48 pm

Em, thank you for keeping us posted. Bev and I are thinking of you both and you are in our prayers.
Vern
There are three kinds of men: The ones that learn by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of 'em have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.--Will Rogers

Bruce Sanford
10+ Years
10+ Years
Cub Star!!
Cub Star!!
Posts: 309
Joined: Sat Aug 07, 2004 11:08 am
Location: Enfield Nova Scotia

Postby Bruce Sanford » Tue Mar 01, 2005 4:22 pm

Thanks Em for the update.Our prayers are with you all. Bruce
owner of 48 fcub 34206 Cub cadets 108/102 with mower,snow thrower and blade

User avatar
Kodiak
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 3403
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 9:02 pm
Zip Code: 30543
Tractors Owned: 1948 Cub
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Ga. Gillsville

Postby Kodiak » Thu Mar 03, 2005 6:21 pm

Just wanted to check and see how Rudi was doing?

Thanks
Ron
I bought an old tractor all dusty and worn,
knew nothing about her just the year she was born
I washed her and greased her and painted her red
Now she lives happily right here in my shed.

HOME of THE STONETHROW CUBFEST
2007 Cub Tug Champion

User avatar
Marion(57 Loboy)
10+ Years
10+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 677
Joined: Sat Mar 29, 2003 4:17 pm
Zip Code: 00000
Tractors Owned: 1957 International Cub Loboy; C-3 finish mower; L-54 blade; L-F194 plow incl coulter and jointer;L-38 disk harrow. Leinbach FH back blade.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Canton, Ohio

Postby Marion(57 Loboy) » Thu Mar 03, 2005 9:50 pm

Hope Rudi continues to improve.

Just a note from the 'it happened to us' file, My wife had surgery and they gave her a big jolt of anti-biotics as they usually do while you are in surgery. She had a reaction to the dosage which included all the signs of increasing infection that, of course, they could not find!! They had her on IV drip this and IV drip that......nothing helped. Still with the fever and stuff a blood expert was called in and he ordered her off all antibiotics. She began to bounce back almost right away. She had a case of too much antibiotics (poisoning?) She recovered well except her hair almost all fell out over the next 2 months, then grew back.

Keep us all posted.

Love-Hugs and Prayers, The Smith Family

User avatar
Scott
10+ Years
10+ Years
501 Club
501 Club
Posts: 1194
Joined: Sun Dec 26, 2004 7:09 pm
Zip Code: 02769
eBay ID: scottdarowski
Tractors Owned: 48 Cub
55 Cub
62 CCO
63 CCO
70 JD 112
Location: MA, Rehoboth

Postby Scott » Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:00 pm

thats good news :D
Image On To Bigger Things


Return to “Sharing with Friends and Family”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest