Help my Father's mending heart!

On September 13, 2017, my Dad underwent open heart surgery for a quintuple bypass, with nearly no warning. To top it off, he recently lost his job unfairly.

A few weeks ago, my Dad was admitted in a hospital for cardiac symptoms. The cardiologist told him not to worry, just change his diet, get some exercise and adjust meds. Then they let him go home, despite rapid fire questions from us about his history, his symptoms, and questioning the doctor repeatedly. They sent him home a few hours later.

The last few weeks, my Dad has been continually having chest pains and not seeming himself. During the health problems, he lost his job during a witch hunt over an email, (and they STILL won't tell him which policies they are saying he "violated" or showing him they even exist).

On September 12, 2017, Dad had an appointment in the Cath lab for an Angiogram that his new cardiologist requested. During this procedure, they discovered he had four blocked arteries. The main one was 100% blocked. The other three were 80-95% blocked. He learned that a stent would not work, and he desperately needed a Quadruple bypass the next day. It was mentioned that he was "headed for a widow maker".

He was then transported from Parker Adventist to Porter Adventist.

The surgery occurred yesterday, 9/13/17. It took significantly longer than originally anticipated. Finally we were updated. Dad needed 5 bypasses instead of 4.

Thankfully today, my Dad is showing his endearing personality. He has the most amazing sense of humor (wonder where I get that from?!). His blood pressure is finally stabilizing today and he got up for the first time to sit in the chair!

During our discussions today, my Dad is beyond stressed about financial issues. This isn't what he needs to focus on right now. PLEASE help me mend my fathers' heart and ease the burdens plaguing him, so he can focus on more important things.

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Organizer and beneficiary

Jerrica Lynn Kepler 
Centennial, CO
Robin Kepler 
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