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Friday, August 31, 2007

Calling All Angels

These angels are in the entrance at the hospital where John is, aren't they wonderful?

Everyone has been asking what they can do, I would really like it if everyone sent John a card. He is very depressed, I went to see him yesterday and he was really down. We have not been away from each other for more than a day or two in 21 years. And he is so lonely, and sad about what has happened to him, the reality has finally sunk in. I never actually told you what happened. John fell out of a bucket while trimming trees at work. That is how he broke his neck.

In the confusion of everything Elizabeth forgot to tell how the accident happened.

I don't care if you send a postcard, a homemade card, whatever card you want is fine. I just want him to have hope and to know people care. He loves John Deere, walking sticks, Loves, and I MEAN LOVES Jokes. Woodsy things, he is an outdoor person.

Here is his address:
John Zimmerman
St.Louis University Hospital
3635 Vista Ave.
St. Louis, Mo. 63110
room 630
Just say you are a friend of Nita's so he will know who you are. Anyone who wants to send one thank you , and for those who don't that is o.k. too. Just please keep him in your prayers. * love nita*

9 comments:

Amy Wagner said...

Nita,
A card is being sent off directly from the post office in Ohio today to your husband.
I am so glad to hear more details and how you are coping. Don't ever be hesitant to tell about the bad moments or tough days. Don't sugar coat things for me. Ever!
I send squeezy hugs to you Nita,
Amy

She'sSewPretty said...

I'm fairly new to your blog, but I will keep you and your family in my prayers. I'll find a card and send it out today.

Bill said...

Hi Nita, I am so sorry to hear of your husbands accident. You are all in my heart thoughts and prayers. I will be sending a card to your husband and I hope many others do also. I mentioned you on my posting today. Bless you all.
Please keep in touch.
Bill

Shelley said...

Hello Nita, Thanks so much for giving out your husband's address at the hospital. I would love to send him a card.God Bless you all is my prayer.
Blessings, Shelley

Vickie said...

Nita, I'll be sending a card to John. Thanks for letting us know. Please let us know how things are whether it's pretty or not. I'll send you a letter too!

Theo said...

you are in my prayers.

Julie said...

Hi Nita...God Bless you!!!! I have a card going out to John today...also a book I bought in the Smokey mountains...all about the wildlife there! I hope he will enjoy it as he recovers. Hang in there, Nita...you have a lot of folks praying for you and John especially.
Best wishes...
Julie

donna said...

I am visiting here from Bill's Dying Mans Daily Journal and am praying for you and sending others your way. Be looking for a card from NY....I love to send cards...
Gods blessings upon you today...

donna

Bethany said...

I will DEFINITELY be glad to send him a card...you are on my heart and in my prayers, you both are. I send my love and friendship to you...xoxo

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