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Last updated on August 4th, 2017 at 06:05 am

A message from commenter RebeccaH’s husband:

She had a heart attack Thursday night. She says she over-reacted and deleted her email address, and she’s sorry if any notes to her are being returned. I have read messages from your site, which is her favorite. Her prognosis is good, and we hope to have her home very soon.

Fantastic news. We’ll keep your other home tidy while we await your return, Rebecca. Best wishes from all of us here.

Posted by Tim B. on 07/22/2007 at 08:32 PM
    1. Well as long as she’s getting notes from here, here’s best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery…

      Posted by richard mcenroe on 2007 07 22 at 08:45 PM • permalink


    1. All the best Rebecca, take it easy for a bit, eh?

      You realise this puts paid to the rumour that us RWDB’s have no heart, don’t you?

      Get well soon.

      Posted by Gibbo on 2007 07 22 at 08:47 PM • permalink


    1. Glad to hear the prognosis is good. I always enjoy her comments, the snarky ones especially.

      Please pass on best wishes for a quick recovery.

      Posted by Retread on 2007 07 22 at 08:47 PM • permalink


    1. Glad to hear the prognosis is good! Rest and get better and don’t worry about us—we’ll keep the snark going.

      Posted by Andrea Harris, Administrator on 2007 07 22 at 08:55 PM • permalink


    1. Best wishes, Rebecca. And may God be with you!

      Posted by nofixedabode on 2007 07 22 at 09:03 PM • permalink


    1. God bless, Rebecca!

      Posted by Merlin on 2007 07 22 at 09:05 PM • permalink


    1. Our prayers are with you Rebecca.

      Andrea has promised to step up to the mark with snark.

      Posted by Pa Feral on 2007 07 22 at 09:07 PM • permalink


    1. Get well soon Rebecca.

      Posted by lingus4 on 2007 07 22 at 09:16 PM • permalink


    1. Hurry back, Rebecca.  Glad to hear the prognosis is good!

      Posted by missred on 2007 07 22 at 09:20 PM • permalink


    1. The good prognosis great news!

      Rest up m’dear and we’ll be enjoying your comments again before we know it.

      Posted by LaoHuLi on 2007 07 22 at 09:21 PM • permalink


    1. Actually, RebeccaH, I recommend more snark in the future, as it provotes true heart health.  Why, the doctor says I have the heart of a man twice me age!

      Wait a minute…

      Posted by richard mcenroe on 2007 07 22 at 09:23 PM • permalink


    1. Oh my gosh, Rebecca! Prayers and best wishes!

      Posted by Ken Summers on 2007 07 22 at 09:23 PM • permalink


    1. She had a heart attack Thursday night.

      She must have been watching Lateline

      Best wishes.

      Posted by Dan Lewis on 2007 07 22 at 09:23 PM • permalink


    1. Get well soon, RebH.

      Posted by SwinishCapitalist on 2007 07 22 at 09:24 PM • permalink


    1. Wonderful news…thank you all. Rebecca my dear…come back…only when full strength…AND NO TYPING TO ALPHIE…I’ll handle that little bastards ass.

      Posted by El Cid on 2007 07 22 at 09:24 PM • permalink


    1. I’ve always said they make hospital food bad for 1 reason only …

      Hope you recover well and are back soon.

      Posted by peter m on 2007 07 22 at 09:25 PM • permalink


    1. Whew. Thanks Mr RebeccaH.
      We were concerned that we’d lost our RebeccaH!
      Hope to see her back again soon.

      Best Wishes for a speedy recovery, RebeccaH!

      Posted by kae on 2007 07 22 at 09:26 PM • permalink


    1. Best wishes for a full and quick recovery Rebecca!

      —Nick and Nora


      —and Asta

      Posted by The Thin Man Returns on 2007 07 22 at 09:27 PM • permalink


    1. Nah, Dan, Lateline would cause diarrhoea.

      Posted by kae on 2007 07 22 at 09:29 PM • permalink


    1. My best wishes to you Rebecca for a speedy recovery.  Get well quickly.

      Posted by Michael Lonie on 2007 07 22 at 09:33 PM • permalink


    1. RebeccaH, good luck and get well soon!!  Hope to see you back real soon especially since we were neighbors of sorts (remember, Jackson, MI)

      Tim or Andrea, are you going to make sure all of the get well wishes get forwarded on to her??

      Posted by Old Tanker on 2007 07 22 at 09:45 PM • permalink


    1. All the best to a feisty commenter; get well soon!

      Posted by egg_ on 2007 07 22 at 09:48 PM • permalink


    1. Excellent news.  You had us worried, Rebecca!

      Please take care and get well.

      Posted by Margos Maid on 2007 07 22 at 09:57 PM • permalink


    1. We’ll keep your other home tidy while we await your return,

      does that mean the wild party/bbq is off?

      Posted by kae on 2007 07 22 at 10:00 PM • permalink


    1. Best wishes on a speedy recovery, Rebecca.

      Posted by kcom on 2007 07 22 at 10:04 PM • permalink


    1. Attempting to check out before the Hillderbeast and Krudd duo take over eh?? Just not on.

      Posted by thefrollickingmole on 2007 07 22 at 10:06 PM • permalink


    1. #13
      Auntie’s attack poodle, Snow Cone Tone, is still in a job?
      When’s he going to be banished to pasture as an Auntie ‘Foreign Correspondent’ as, IIRC, Linda Mottram was for her bias over Iraq?
      Hmmm Auntie?

      Posted by egg_ on 2007 07 22 at 10:20 PM • permalink


    1. Hallelujah and Jubilee!!! You rest up, gal, and then come on back and join the fray.


      Posted by paco on 2007 07 22 at 10:24 PM • permalink


    1. oh dear. Please look after yourself and come back soon. The Pool of Acerbic Commentary needs you to refill it!

      Posted by carpefraise on 2007 07 22 at 10:28 PM • permalink


    1. Get well, Rebecca, rest, and come back when you’re feeling better!  We need someone to keep El Cid in check…..

      Posted by The_Real_JeffS on 2007 07 22 at 10:35 PM • permalink


    1. May you have a speedy and full recovery!

      Posted by Muslihoon on 2007 07 22 at 10:37 PM • permalink


    1. Good to hear – best wishes for a full recovery


      Posted by Rod C on 2007 07 22 at 10:37 PM • permalink


    1. RebeccaH, sorry, I think this is all my fault.

      When I joined the family a month or so ago Andrea said that she tries to keep the registered members on Tim’s site down to a reasonable number.  I didn’t know that what she meant was that when new folks are added she has to “delete” someone.

      I’m glad to hear you’re doing well—rest up and get back to us soon.

      Again, sorry……

      Posted by Zardoz on 2007 07 22 at 10:38 PM • permalink


    1. Take care, Rebecca!

      Posted by Rob Crawford on 2007 07 22 at 10:41 PM • permalink


    1. Best wishes, Rebecca. Keep the chin up.

      LOL at Gibbo’s little shot at #2!

      Posted by Pedro the Ignorant on 2007 07 22 at 10:42 PM • permalink


    1. #29: The Pool of Acerbic Commentary needs you to refill it!

      And bring a word starting with “O”, while you’re at it.

      Posted by paco on 2007 07 22 at 10:43 PM • permalink


    1. RebeccaH and Mr. H.

      This one is for you Lady Rebecca…

      El Cid Says:
      July 22nd, 2007 at 10:37 pm

      Only time I will mention your name, other then this list I have put together that you are on the bottom of, alphie….if you hassle this lady when she returns…YOU will be ever so sorry. No threat, just fact…I don’t deal in threats…facts, yes.
      Jules Crittenden

      Posted by El Cid on 2007 07 22 at 10:44 PM • permalink


    1. Excellent news! Best wishes for a full and speedy recovery.

      And I note with lofty disdain that the MSM have failed to pick up on this story.

      Posted by Infidel Tiger on 2007 07 22 at 10:47 PM • permalink


    1. Pulls pocket handkerchief out and wipes eyes, blows nose – must be allergies – then knocks back a shot of rye, lights cigarette, puts on fedora, and heads out into the night. Time to go to work.

      Posted by paco on 2007 07 22 at 10:52 PM • permalink


    1. And don’t you dare be embarrassed, either! A heart attack would scare me shitless, too.

      Posted by Dave S. on 2007 07 22 at 10:57 PM • permalink


    1. Pulls pocket handkerchief out and wipes eyes, blows nose – must be allergies – then knocks back a shot of rye, lights cigarette, puts on fedora, and heads out into the night. Time to go to work.

      Yes, excellent Detective Paco…Oh, please don’t get your narrative mixed up…could be messy.

      Posted by El Cid on 2007 07 22 at 11:00 PM • permalink


    1. “:”: ‘;’; ;’; ‘; ‘

      Sparkle recovery dust
      Get Well Soon Rebecca
      1.618 xx

      Posted by 1.618 on 2007 07 22 at 11:01 PM • permalink


    1. #39

      Paco, just make sure that noone without proper access clearance found anything, er, interesting in RebeccaH’s hard drive.

      You know, about spears and mead and tardis, etc.


      Posted by kae on 2007 07 22 at 11:03 PM • permalink


    1. Best wishes for a speedy and full recovery!

      And when you’re ready for some nice red wine, heart friendly in a low cholesterol sort of way, naturally, you let me know dear lady!

      Posted by Mr. Bingley on 2007 07 22 at 11:07 PM • permalink


    1. Glad to hear you’ll be all right, Rebecca – get well soon!  We’ll keep the snark fires burning until you get back.

      Posted by Blue State Sil on 2007 07 22 at 11:10 PM • permalink


    1. I’d say Rebecca’s understandable fear pales in comparison with the Guardian’s hysterical Lancet-math:

      “Driven by a presidential election cycle, six years of building animosity in US politics has finally been focused on the lightning rod that is Iraq. After four years of war, perhaps more than 650,000 Iraqi dead, it has finally come to a single question of accounting: which of the two Iraqs is winning, the Iraq of death or an Iraq that looks to peace?”

      650,000?!? It’s going to be a million in no time!

      Posted by Dave S. on 2007 07 22 at 11:16 PM • permalink


    1. I might add. I’ve never been so happy, to be so wrong in thought, as this news has made me.

      Posted by El Cid on 2007 07 22 at 11:17 PM • permalink


    1. What a relief!
      It was hard not to think the worst and we are all very pleased you’re back, Rebecca.

      Posted by Skeeter on 2007 07 22 at 11:18 PM • permalink


    1. I really knew it wasn’t the Galapagos Holiday.

      I didn’t think RebeccaH was the Galapagos Is. type.

      Posted by kae on 2007 07 22 at 11:21 PM • permalink


    1. Best wishes to Rebecca and all the H’s.

      Posted by Big Jim on 2007 07 22 at 11:33 PM • permalink


    1. #41: “Yes, excellent Detective Paco…Oh, please don’t get your narrative mixed up…could be messy.”

      Snorts violently from rye up nose, takes handkerchief off of head, and stomps frantically on burning fedora.

      Heh. You’re right about needing to pay attention, El Cid. Mark it down to gleeful delerium.

      Posted by paco on 2007 07 22 at 11:34 PM • permalink


    1. #29 #36
      The Pool of Acerbic Commentary Offerings needs RebeccaH! to refill it! (Great work, carpefraise 🙂

      Posted by egg_ on 2007 07 22 at 11:40 PM • permalink


    1. Get well soon, RebeccaH. We’re counting the days ‘til your return.

      Thanks so much for the update, Mr H.

      Best wishes to you both.


      Posted by Spiny Norman on 2007 07 22 at 11:44 PM • permalink


    1. The H family is made of tuff stuff. Best wishes and speedy recovery Rebecca.

      Posted by JonathanH on 2007 07 22 at 11:49 PM • permalink


    1. Phew. [mops forehead]

      So glad to hear you’re getting better, Rebecca. All the best, and remember, statins and aspirin are your friends (as your MD will undoubtedly be telling you).

      Hope to see you back here soon.

      Posted by Dr Alice on 2007 07 22 at 11:53 PM • permalink


    1. Oh man! As a lurker who enjoys Tim’s posts as well as his commenters, I must say you’ll be sorely missed.. you’ve a special kind of snark, you do.

      I’m sitting here watching a family receive a new house on “extreme makeover” (crying my eyes out), after a 12 hour shift and getting a speeding ticket on the way home, and BAM!.. I read this, and it kind of puts life in a diff light.

      A gal I don’t know from Eve has a heart attack, and this RWDB thinks that Soros had something to do with it. Methinks Paco Inc will do something about it though. 😉

      Best wishes to you and yours…

      Posted by Lydia on 2007 07 23 at 12:02 AM • permalink


    1. Best wishes for a speedy recovery!

      Posted by Junia on 2007 07 23 at 12:12 AM • permalink


    1. Glad you are recovering, Rebecca.  Best wishes for a long and happy life from here on.

      Posted by ChrisPer on 2007 07 23 at 12:16 AM • permalink


    1. Sincere good wishes Rebecca- a word of advice read up on Dr William Campbell Davis web site and remember to read up On Serraptase and Zeolite- Turned my life around and forget low fats they are killers as is Soy

      Posted by Hillyminx on 2007 07 23 at 12:35 AM • permalink


    1. Best wishes RebeccaH and looking forward to your return.

      Posted by dean martin on 2007 07 23 at 12:44 AM • permalink


    1. I suppose that this means that you won’t be seen down at the dance hall for a couple of weeks?

      Get well soon. We want to see you back here at least.

      #59: Do you mean Dr. William Campbell Douglass?  He is the reason that I am alive today… good advise.

      Hurry back Rebecca.

      Posted by Franklin on 2007 07 23 at 12:44 AM • permalink


    1. Best wishes for a speedy recovery, RebeccaH.  Pay attention to the doctors and the rehab folks, but pay attention to your own knowledge of your body, too.

      Posted by JorgXMcKie on 2007 07 23 at 12:58 AM • permalink


    1. I’m sorry to hear that Rebecca is ill.

      Hope she makes a full and speedy recovery and is back posting here and elsewhere soonest.

      Posted by Dave Surls on 2007 07 23 at 02:08 AM • permalink


    1. Hope you’re well again soon, Rebecca, gecmis olsun.

      Posted by Clubbeaux on 2007 07 23 at 02:22 AM • permalink


    1. Speedy and complete recovery RebeccaH

      Posted by Pickles on 2007 07 23 at 02:24 AM • permalink


    1. Man oh man, I stay away from the pub for a few days and look what happens!  A bloody heart attacks one of my most favorite people.

      Look here, sister-woman, you rest and do everything you’re told to do so that you can get back here where you belong.  There’s no one else who speaks my mind the way you do!  I might have to start posting everyday, and nobody wants that.

      My thoughts are with you and your family.

      And thanks to Mr. H for the heads up.  We were worried.

      Posted by saltydog on 2007 07 23 at 03:19 AM • permalink


    1. All the best for a complete recovery Rebecca.

      I wouldn’t always recommend TB’s for someone who has to keep their blood pressure down, but perhaps a bit of spicy commenting can help in those cases.

      Posted by Brett_McS on 2007 07 23 at 03:20 AM • permalink


    1. Best wishes to a great contributor to this site (whenever I agree with her I feel I’m in good company).

      Her only flaw is that she’s not particularly evil.

      Posted by Henry boy on 2007 07 23 at 03:25 AM • permalink


    1. We’re all pulling for a speedy and full recovery, Rebecca. Hope you’re back on your feet soon.

      Posted by Jack Lacton on 2007 07 23 at 03:59 AM • permalink


    1. Wot, your hospital doesn’t have a wireless broadband access point?

      All the very best, look forward to your return!

      Posted by Kaboom on 2007 07 23 at 04:11 AM • permalink


    1. #70

      Wot, your hospital doesn’t have a wireless broadband access point?

      The US health care system IS in a parlous state.

      Posted by kae on 2007 07 23 at 04:14 AM • permalink


    1. Rebecca, I’m so happy to hear you’re well!

      Best wishes from me and the little one and we hope to see you back here soon! You take great care of myself.

      That said, the RWDB Plenty of Alcohol Consumption Organisation has been reporting a roaring trade re: the amount of people upset by your absence!

      Posted by Ash_ on 2007 07 23 at 04:48 AM • permalink


    1. Thanks Mr H. What a relief that our darkest fear is banished.

      No good thing to have had a heart attack, mind you, but so good to hear you’re on your way back to us, RebeccaH.

      We’ve done the dusting, polished the floor, cleaned the bathroom AND Ash and El Cid are cooking up a storm. What’s your ETA?

      Posted by SandiM on 2007 07 23 at 04:51 AM • permalink


    1. #73 Uh, Sandi? I’m not sure anything I’m cookin’ is good for someone recovering from a heart attack.

      I guess I should tone down the spice and chilli. We want Rebecca healthy and strong!

      Posted by Ash_ on 2007 07 23 at 04:56 AM • permalink


    1. #61 Franklin- you are correct I did mean
      Dr. William Campbell Douglass?
      He really turned my life and ideas around after 40 years as an RN.My life and health totally improved- except brain, I think-having a few senior moments today.

      Posted by Hillyminx on 2007 07 23 at 05:35 AM • permalink


    1. Get well soon, Rebecca.

      Ya know, I have a niece named Rebecca.
      She’s cool, too.

      Posted by rinardman on 2007 07 23 at 06:54 AM • permalink


    1. RebeccaH
      Dirty Harriet wondered why I swore when I turned on the laptop. Best wishes from both of us, and we hope you have a speedy recovery.  🙂

      Posted by 185600 on 2007 07 23 at 06:56 AM • permalink


    1. Dear Rebecca,
      Great News! That heart attack may have felt like Andrea’s spear goin’ through your vitals, but at least it’s something that people (you included) recover from, if it doesn’t kill ‘em straight off!
      As someone else said, may God be with you – rather then vice versa.

      Posted by blogstrop on 2007 07 23 at 07:16 AM • permalink


    1. Rebecca,


      Posted by ThinAndBritish on 2007 07 23 at 07:49 AM • permalink


    1. Good luck RebeccaH!

      Posted by Craig Mc on 2007 07 23 at 08:17 AM • permalink


    1. Best of luck to you RebeccaH.  I hope you’re back to snarking real soon.

      Posted by rbj1 on 2007 07 23 at 09:07 AM • permalink


    1. Hugs and Kisses becca

      mwah mwah mwah

      () XXX()()()XXXXX

      Posted by Pogria on 2007 07 23 at 09:11 AM • permalink


    1. crikey – that’s a drastic way to escape blog duties, rebecca. couldn’t you just have hidden behind the cat?  get well soon

      Posted by KK on 2007 07 23 at 09:22 AM • permalink


    1. #74 Ash: Oooh. Yeah.

      Posted by SandiM on 2007 07 23 at 09:36 AM • permalink


    1. Rebeccah H…… Get well soon ma’am.

      Posted by greene on 2007 07 23 at 09:41 AM • permalink


    1. This is the first time I’ve been on since Friday.  Please tell Rebecca I’m hoping and praying she gets well soon.

      Please let her know she did right to follow Protocol K, erasing her email address.  Would you mind asking her if she also erased all the K files and shredded the paper documents?  (wronwright wrings hands)

      Posted by wronwright on 2007 07 23 at 09:47 AM • permalink


    1. #84 I’ve made some nice vegetable soup which should be fine. I blend as many vegetables as I can get my hands on, add in some lamb barbeque chops, simmer it until the meat falls off the bone, and then get all the bones off. It is delightful.

      Posted by Ash_ on 2007 07 23 at 10:40 AM • permalink


    1. #87 Ash: Got me. What time’s dinner?

      Posted by SandiM on 2007 07 23 at 11:02 AM • permalink


    1. Vegetable soup, of course. Don’t want to eat without Rebecca!

      Posted by Ash_ on 2007 07 23 at 11:06 AM • permalink


    1. Hmmmm.

      Get well soon!

      Posted by memomachine on 2007 07 23 at 11:24 AM • permalink


    1. Rest well sweet lady and regain your strength.

      We need you back here in F_U_L_L C_A_M_O next year.

      Word has it that THEY are going to draft either El Cid or Grimmy to run the Projecting Apocalyptic Conditions Optimizer.  Fine lads both but we can all agree that they lack your touch around a voting booth with that beast.

      Posted by yojimbo on 2007 07 23 at 11:35 AM • permalink


    1. May God bless and keep you Rebecca, my prayers go out to you. Hang in there and get better soon. I so love to read your comments and relate so much with the things you write.
      See you soon!

      Posted by Texas Bob on 2007 07 23 at 11:46 AM • permalink


    1. MASSIVE AMOUNTS of hugs and “get well IMMEDIATELY” kisses from the Swilling Southern Office!!

      Posted by tree hugging sister on 2007 07 23 at 11:48 AM • permalink


    1. #89 Ash: Uhhmmm…you bin drinkin’ da sauce, maaate? (Ref #88).

      Posted by SandiM on 2007 07 23 at 11:54 AM • permalink


    1. Hang tough, Rebecca. A multitude of good thoughts and prayers coming your way.

      Posted by Latino on 2007 07 23 at 12:06 PM • permalink


    1. All the Right Wing Death Beasts are pulling for ya!  Heal, we’ll deal with the heels.

      Posted by Carl H on 2007 07 23 at 01:11 PM • permalink


    1. i’ve been horribly busy since last Thursday, and thus this is the first i’ve heard of this.  do please get better soon, and grace us with your commentary once more.

      Posted by dub kitty on 2007 07 23 at 02:54 PM • permalink


    1. Get well soon, RebeccaH.

      Posted by Patrick Chester on 2007 07 23 at 02:56 PM • permalink


    1. I can’t even express how my spirits were lifted by this post. I’ve been thinking (and worrying) about Rebecca since last Thursday. Thanks to Mr. H for the update, to Tim for the post and best wishes to Rebecca for a speedy recovery.

      Posted by Neeniebug on 2007 07 23 at 03:13 PM • permalink


    1. Rebecca, trust you’re comfortable and hope to see you back here soon. Best wishes.

      Posted by JAFA on 2007 07 23 at 04:26 PM • permalink


    1. Good grief, Rebecca!  Now what’d ya’ go and do that for?

      Get well and hurry back – we’ll keep your seat pixels warm.

      Thinking of you and the Mr. in the meantime….

      Posted by Barbara Skolaut on 2007 07 23 at 07:36 PM • permalink


    1. particularly enjoy your contribution to this blog Rebecca! Very distressed to learn of your ill health. From all your friends here,  get well soon and please take care.
      Leave news, politics and current affairs behind for a while and watch some soapies or something far less stressful. I had to learn that the hard way myself.
      Believe me, although I haven’t had a heart attack or anything like that, I know people who have, and for most of them it was a life-changing event. The changes in priorities and lifestyle for these individuals were far more rewarding than they ever could have imagined. I hope it’s that way for you too 😉

      Posted by Brian on 2007 07 23 at 07:49 PM • permalink


    1. I think we were all concerned after the cryptic comment.

      Mr H and family, please take care of our Rebecca. Can you set up the computer so that we hear from her soon? There’s definitely some RebeccaH snarkable stuff to comment on here at the moment.

      Posted by kae on 2007 07 24 at 04:13 AM • permalink


    1. RebeccaH, I thought you abandoned us for Crittenden.  Speedy recovery and looking forward to reading your droll posts again soon.

      Posted by Crossie on 2007 07 24 at 09:41 AM • permalink


    1. RebeccaH, you’ve been missed…my day is always nicer when I have your comments to look forward to. Looks like I’m not the only one who feels that way, not that I ever thought I was. You’re such an important part of this clan, it isn’t the same without you.

      Get better soon, Darlin, we need you here!

      (And thanks, Mr. RebeccaH, for the update)

      Posted by KC on 2007 07 24 at 02:08 PM • permalink


    1. #103 The doctor may have had some trouble believing that RebeccaH needed time away from the chilli.

      I convinced the poor guy otherwise.

      Posted by Ash_ on 2007 07 24 at 04:20 PM • permalink


  1. What’s the latest with the Madam H? 24 hours have passed. I pray all is well.

    Posted by mehaul on 2007 07 25 at 04:39 AM • permalink