bad news..stepfather near death

Well it doesn’t look like this year will start off very good…
My step father managed to catch pneumonia (he’s 68) but has already had 5 strokes (4 of them very minor). plus he’ s a fairly heavy smoker ..and is losing his mind…
could be alzheimers or from the strokes..who knows really…

but he collapsed on tuesday – his eyes glassed over and he landed on the floor.
the ambulance took him to the hospital they said it was pneumonia and that they were going to keep him there…and then yesterday they had to put a tube down his throat because something was blocked (he couldn’’t ge the mucus out)..and then they were going to have to transfer him to another hospital because there were no beds available at that hospital in intensive care.

So…they shipped him to another hospital (way across town) and put him in intensive care there..he still has the tube down his throat…to breathe..the nurses there said he was near death because he was already turning blue…..
and its immediate family only for where he is..yes..I count..but I am sick myself..
so..I don’t know that I can go visit him.

My real father passed away last year..and was in the hospital at the same time as my step father was having his knee replacement surgery last may…
only thing was dad was at a hospital around an hour or so out of winnipeg..and my step dad was here..but not at a close hospital I spent a lot of time last april and may running back and forth between the 2…
here we go again…its only 1 this time..but this will be harder to get over if he passes away then it was when my real father passed away. Because I know my stepfather better…
my father never really paid any attention to the fact that I was…
I dunno..
i’m kinda down today

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