Grandma said Grandpa John took the news of the next 6 months on crutches pretty hard at first, but after some good pain medicine and a cup of ice cream, he found a much more positive outlook. He was already requesting his cell phone and Palm by the next day. It seems he didn't want to waste any of his waking hours. She held out on him for a while, but did finally give in. He has been able to get up and around a bit as long as he uses his trusty crutches. In fact, he finally got to take a shower on Thursday morning. It tired him out a bit, but definitely boosted his spirits. Much to the surprise of all of us, Grandpa was doing so well, the doctor let him go home from the hospital a whole day early! He is now at home where he can enjoy the comfort of his own bed, recliner, home cooked food, Dairy Queen and no nurses poking and prodding him in the middle of the night.
Here's wishing you a Speedy Recovery Grandpa John!!