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Offline frankw

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Babalu
« on: August 24, 2010, 04:45:37 AM »
Babalu is currently in the ICU, on a ventilator and they are treating him for EEE. Test results won't be back for another day or two.  He's not doing well right now and could use whatever positive thoughts and prayers you can send his way.  If it is EEE and if Jeff makes it, he's in for months of recovery. So please keep Jeff, his wife and his kids in your thoughts and prayers.

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Re: Babalu
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2010, 04:58:39 AM »
WTF!!

All the positive thoughts I can muster I'll send his way!  And if it helps, I'll down a few dunkelweizens I brewed up with the (award winning) recipe he gave me.

PS I had to google EEE  :(
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2010, 05:07:50 AM »
Thank you for the update.  We just heard of 2 cases of EEE here in MI over the weekend.

I had to google it too.  Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2010, 05:08:30 AM »
Positive vibes and prayers definitely going his way. Please keep us posted. Get better Babalu!!
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2010, 05:11:48 AM »
SHOCKED . . to say the least. Definitely bad stuff. Come on Jeff . . we're all thinking of you and your family.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2010, 05:32:16 AM »
This is awful!

Thoughts and prayers go out to Jeff and his family. 

Please keep us posted frankw.

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Re: Babalu
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2010, 05:40:41 AM »
Hang in there Babalu.  We'll be thinking about you.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2010, 05:42:21 AM »
thoughts and prayers your way, jeff.  get better soon.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2010, 06:42:29 AM »
Get well soon.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2010, 06:54:08 AM »
Oh, prayers go out to him and his family, hate to hear these things from a member of our little community.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2010, 07:04:52 AM »
 :o Get well soon. bro. Prayer sent.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2010, 07:12:35 AM »
Get well, the sooner the better.

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Re: Babalu
« Reply #12 on: August 24, 2010, 07:42:57 AM »
Wow, that is disheartening news. Sending positive vibes your way, Jeff. Get well soon!!
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #13 on: August 24, 2010, 07:45:34 AM »
Get Well Babalu!  We're pulling for you!

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Re: Babalu
« Reply #14 on: August 24, 2010, 07:50:59 AM »
Get well soon, Jeff!

Thanks for the info, Frank, and please keep us up dated.
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