Wednesday, August 16, 2006

My face seems to be a little swollen. I'm a little breathy. Tongue seems swollen. I will talk with the doctor today about that.


Anonymous Zappedfan said...

Swollen tongue? It must be the dog days of August.

hang in there, Vinny
Thom Rafferty

9:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

say i little more in your blog posts.

5:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i meant say A little more in your blog posts.

5:35 PM  
Blogger -BRiAN said...

Vinny! Come back to us! I love reading your blog!

12:28 PM  
Anonymous Lars Kristian Madsen said...

Hey Vinny, how are you my friend? it's been a while. Shoot me an email if you get a chance.

1:19 PM  
Anonymous Andora said...

Vinny, sure do miss you over at I hope you are ok.

2:27 PM  
Anonymous Jeff Thomas said...

Vinny, I'm trying to contact you but your vm is full. If anyone else reading this knows how I can get in touch with Vinny, please let me know.

Friend in Houston

Jeff Thomas

3:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

dear vin this is johnny from Italy, I miss you a lot. I don't know how yuo are. and what's going on with your desase. but I pray for you to be back to your friends and family. god bless you vin. sencerely a friend of yours..johnny

7:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My darling Vinny died this Sunday morning at 6 am.
He was my best friend in the world, and I could not have raised my boys without them he was Uncle/father/best friend all in one.
He fought to the end...his will to live defying the doctors, machines and doomsayers.
The funeral is on Wednesday in New Jersey...I am going to New York on Tuesday, you can reach me on my cell phone 310 871 8674.
This is the email he sent me, when defying doctors, nurses and social workers he returned to his beloved little home for one last time..with his trach and ventilator, stomach tube flapping, on his spindly little legs...still full of humour and mad plans for the future.
We were all blessed to have known him and to have had him in our lives.

"Caroline. I'm so happy to be home. You have no idea. It's 1:00AM and I had to do a breathing treatment and clean my inner canula. There aren't many people I can tell that to.
I love you for visiting me and spending time with me. For stroking my hair when I was unconscious and for just being a phone call away.
Tell the boys, I'm Looking forward to seeing them.

Monday - I have dialysis
Tuesday I have long meeting with respiratory person
Wednesday, i have dialysis
Thursday, I'm going to University of Penn Hospital to talk with dr. Ahya about lung transplant
Friday- I have dialysis.

I'm looking forward to the weekend. You'll be back soon.

Vin "

11:11 PM  
Anonymous Caroline said...

Dear Friends of Vinny...
This is Caroline...I wrote the entry above re Vinnie's can reach me at will write more later..I did not know how to get into his blog...just figured it out.
All of us who knew and loved him miss him so much, and will never forget his gallant and passionate fight for life,his amazing sense of humour and his ability to find joy in the simplest pleasures in life.
I will miss him forever.

11:21 PM  
Blogger bob said...

contact me if you can. I see the last post on this site was August 2006.
We all hope you are doing OK.
The Lambert's

2:52 PM  
Anonymous Jeff Thomas said...

The date is not apparent on this blog but Vinny passed away on January 14, 2007 at the age of 57.

7:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You gave me my start Vinny, I wanted to thank you... So in my quest to find you, I came across your blog. Man Brother you will be missed. Thank you for ALL the memories!!!

Reuben "El Demonio" Roman

3:13 AM  

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