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Way out of sorts

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Forgive my absence my friends.
My husband had ankle fusion surgery yesterday, followed by complications that began in recovery.

His heart rate, respiration, pulse dropped and they called a code, performed cpr. He was sent to CCU. They can't determine what caused the drop, and meanwhile they broke his ribs during CPR, and he has a collapsed right lung. He is intubated, sedated, and they inserted a chest tube last night.

This morning he is running a temperature, and they are trying to determine what is causing it.

Thanks for your prayers.
I am way out of sorts right now.
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  • DOLLY1259
    I am so sorry to hear this. I will be lifting you and your husband up in prayer. Hugs to you.
    1181 days ago
  • JUDITH316
    I'm so sorry to hear this, my prayers are with you & your husband... emoticon emoticon
    1181 days ago
  • _LINDA
    So very sorry to hear all this :(( Fever unfortunately usually means an infection somewhere. Unreal they broke his ribs doing CPR!! you would think they would have a crash cart in recovery...
    Hope they track it down quickly..
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    1181 days ago
  • FROSTY99
    Sending emoticon and emoticon
    1183 days ago
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  • TERRY789
    Oh Wow,
    I am so sorry to hear of the complications and set back. I will be praying for you. I am headed to church and I will ask for some of our prayer warriors to do the same.

    Dear Father,
    You know everything about this situation. You know the plans for the surgery and the things that happened. I know that his life is in your hands. I ask that you will give the doctors all wisdom about what to do to bring about recovery and health. I pray right now that your everlasting arms would be under him to lift him up. I pray that his heart will be strengthened, his breathing will be strong and steady, his blood will circulate through out his body as it is designed to do, his broken ribs will stay strong and mend quickly, his lung would be made whole and be able to bring in the air he needs. Lord please help him to be strengthen and no longer need to have a tube to breath. Help him to be able to take deep breaths on his own. I pray that your healing hand will take the fever from him. All this things are under your control, we pray for you mercy and healing for him.

    I pray that your comfort and peace will be with his wife. Help her to lean on you. We pray for strength, wisdom and help in each step she makes.

    In Jesus name I pray, Amen
    1183 days ago
    I hesitated to say I "like" this blog, but I'm glad you can share with nus, even news that isn't too up-beat. My prayers and best wishes are with you and your husband that everything resolves well and it is only good news and improvement from here on out.
    Big hugs and many prayers and good wishes to both of you,
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    1183 days ago
  • FROSTY99
    So sorry to hear about your DH. Prayers coming your way.

    Dear Lord, please bless these dear friends and guide the doctors to help them find what is causing these problems. Please restore the health to DH and give strength to both as they deal with all of this.

    1183 days ago
    Lord, please help restore this man to full health so that he may continue to be a great husband and the man you want him to be. Please grant peace to his wonderful wife and family during this time. In Jesus' name, Amen!
    1184 days ago
    Way out of sorts is right! Many prayers are being sent your way. I pray that you feel God's loving arms of comfort, that He gives you peace instead of worry, that soon you see signs of hope and improvement. I pray that your husband isn't in too much pain and discomfort, that he steadily improves and that even if the doctors don't find the cause that he is cured. In Jesus' name I pray, Amen!
    1184 days ago
    emoticon Sending you thoughts of love and healing..

    Breathe and take care of you the best you can right now. He will need you .

    hugs ,
    1184 days ago
    1184 days ago
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