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Update On WilliamJ

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I received a few messages from our William yesterday.  He said they have found a donor heart that was almost a 100% match. He was scheduled to go into surgery around 9pm last night. 

Elizabeth spoke with his wife today and was told he was sleeping and stable.

I wanted to post this update because I know how many people cares about him and has been keeping him in their prayers. So, please continue to keep him in prayer...and let's not forgetto say a prayer to the donor's family for their loss.

I'll keep everyone updated as I'm updated...and I'm sure Elizabeth will do the same.

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Prayers, prayers, prayers! Thank you Kathleen.

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BUMP!

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Prayers indeed for the Family that experienced a loss. But while we do not get to choose our last day, the ability to extend the life of another is a blessing indeed!

Prayers for a full and strong recovery William.

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unbelievable - and to think someone invented the tools to do this.... truly amazing the talent of people to make such a thing possible...best of luck William - and a speeeeeeeeeeedy recovery!

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Great news!

Thanks Kathleen!

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What fantastic news! All our thoughts and prayers are headed out to William and his family! Thank you for updating Kathleen and Liz!

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Aw man, that's just wonderful news.

Yes, bless our guy and the family that lost a loved one.

Thnx Kat!

TC

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Prayers!

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As an "Official Prayer Chaplain"... lol... J/K
William, 

I am praying for you and hoping the best outcome! You are letting go a pretty big heart I hope your new one knows it has some big shoes to fill.

~Chappy

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Thanks fabulous news.  Will be praying for full acceptance of the donor heart. Thanks for this wonderful update Kathleen.  Prayers also for the family that is grieving the loss.

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I'm so very happy to hear that prayers have been answered and the WilliamJ has a a good chance for new lease on life. I hope your spring is better than your winter my friend! 

It's indeed sad for the family who have experienced the loss and my prayers go out to them as well as my gratitude that there are caring people who are organ donors. Thanks so much!!

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William, my your new heart be as strong as a lions. Quick and full recovery my friend. It will be great to see you in the forums again, but take your time as we inventors here have great patience;)

Thank you Kathleen, for such wonder full news.

Much Love and blessings

Aloha Charlie

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May your new heart pump hogsheads of blood and share tides of love.

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Glad to hear this news for WilliamJ!  Continued prayers and a successful operation!

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So happy for you William. That is definitely a blessing! Continued prayers for a speedy recovery.

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Dearest William...Talva loves you, baby!!! Prayers always, Sherri and the gang!

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Sending all my family's best wishes and prayers your way, buddy!!

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That's great to hear, William.

Prayers and blessings to you. Also prayers and blessings to the soul who gave you his heart (and other organs to save the lives of others) and to his family for their loss.

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Thank God - prayers for William here.

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Bless you William and Bless your new beautiful heart. I'm SOooo thrilled for you and thankful to the loving family that donated it. 

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Great news- Thank you for sharing the update Kathleen.

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Awesome! To GOD be the glory!  Praying for the donor family as well.  Wishing you full recovery Williamj.  We love you!!!  Thank you Kathleen!

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Praise the Lord!  So happy for William that he can start his new life now.  Prayers for healing, and prayers for the donor and family.  This will be a long haul for them, but he will be able to spend his time working on all the ideas he's thought of while he's mending.  :)    I look forward to seeing him in the forums again soon!

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Wow, William...prayers and love to you! May you be stronger and heal quickly!!!

Peace, Wendy

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just got a minute to check out William's updated news. I am well happy for him speedy recovery my friend great news.

Thanks for sharing this Kathleen your a real star.

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I just received this email from our William....to all of you:

Hey Kathleen and forum family and friends,

Well, I've been in post op recovery for guite a few days now.. It's still a back and forth struggle, but mostly forward thanks to all of your prayers and good thoughts.

It was in this knowing of your support that I was able clear my mind and regain perspective.,for this was, and still is, a battle of both mind and body. And somehow the strength and support, that all of you have provided me, had a magical feel too it, and no... I'm not losing what little mind I have left.

I truely feel gifted to have been touched by the magic of your collective wands. I know that this magic is real for I see it everyday in the forums. It's the successes, the near successes and yes those concepts that didn't make to presentation that contain all of the magic that you put into those ideas and concepts. And not just the great answers to questions but the questions themselves contain the magic of the thought process that went into those questions... it all magic, pure and simple. If you look for you will see it too.

I know I'm running off at the mouth but I have never been able to express my emotions and I am doing such a poor job of it here...

I guess what I have been trying to say is simply...THANK YOU ALL SO VERY VERY MUCH ! ! I have always known that you guys and gals are simply the bestest in the world and now "I" am living proof ! !

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Thanks for the update Kathleen it's so good to get the message "post op" from WilliamJ.

WilliamJ ..... so glad you are able to clear your mind and collect your thoughts to see the magic again! In the Brooks and Dunn song 'Believe" there's a verse that goes "there's more to life than just what I can see". I agree there is magic all around! 

Keep taking two steps forward for each step back my friend and you'll be where you want to be before you know it. Thanks for the update!!

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Tears of joy by your living words William.

Thank you Jesus for Williams new heart.

I am speechles...

Kathleen, you're an angel!

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And people say 'Miracles don't happen.

I'd say that putting some other persons heart into your body to continue the journey we call life, is nothing short of a miracle!"

From now on your nickname is 'THE ENERGIZER' : )

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Great!

William j Energizer!

Now...get back to generating that great William j content I've come to love so much.

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Great News and a multitude of Thanks to the donor and family.

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Good to hear your voice again William. Keep on keepin on, hatman.

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William,

You are the bestest too. I'm sure you will have much more insight to share with us soon. Rest and be very well.

Blessings our brother.

Collectiveness one more - separatism zero;) 

Aloha Charlie

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That's our WilliamJ!  So thoughtful and a GREAT heart to boot!  We are SO glad to hear from you.  Our prayers are with you as you continue to progress! 

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William, our family wishes you a speedy recovery. Look forward to having you back in the forums.

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William,

God is an awesome God! Thanks be to the creator and I guess the doctors deserve a mention to... Lol

Most of all, thank you for being a fighter and having the faith, knowing that you are loved and your presence is required here with us for a period longer.

Can't wait to see you back in the forums.

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william -

i trust you are wearing your black hat throughout all of this.

i am right in your area (generally speaking) if you need anything,

let me know. i can be to you in @ an hour, pending time of day and

day of week. you know chicago traffic.

best wishes my friend !

Lb

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The positive energy continues to be felt by WilliamJ... let's keep it up for our dear friend.

So happy to hear you're coming along! Miss you.   <3

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What a great message William! 

The mind does have the biggest impact along with our hearts and perservance. It is magical how it all works! You are an inspiration to all of us!  Be well my friend! Hugs!

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WELCOME BACK WILLIAM !!!!!!    Things just weren't the same without you! 

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