November 08, 2012

Special Request

Good morning everyone.
I know what great prayer warriors you all are and I come asking a favor.
My FIL has been struggling with the shingles for nearly 2 months now.  They have been terrible.  He has been hospitalized twice with unbearable pain.  The other day (I think it was Monday) they found him in the floor at his home.  He had fallen and was bleeding and was very confused.  They took him to the hospital thinking he had had a stroke.  The CT scan has ruled out a stroke, but he can't swallow at all.  They are now saying that he has had such a bad case of shingles and the nerve damage is what is affecting his swallowing.  He also has developed pneumonia.  Hubby was called this morning to come.  He was having a lot of trouble breathing.  He is now in ICU on a ventilator. They are saying he needs to be sedated and able to rest so he can hopefully gain some strength. Please say a prayer for him and our family.  Hubby has 4 brothers and sisters and it is tough having to make these decisions.  Also pray for guidance for me.  Darbee Rae knows he is sick and in the hospital, but I have been very careful what I say.  She made the comment to me yesterday that she hopes Granddaddy doesn't die.  Ugh.....tough situation.  Thanks to you all.

9 comments:

  1. praying for him & you all. hugs!

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  2. Keeping him and your family in prayer.

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  3. Lifting up Darbee's Grandfather.
    ANd your sweet family.
    Woolie Blessings
    Trace


    www.grannytracescrapsandsquares.com

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  4. Oh sweetie, will definitely say a prayer for your FIL. I know someone else who had a hard time with shingles..not fun. Take care, Janice

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  5. Saying prayers for him and the whole family.
    ~Cindy

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  6. Prayers said. That is so hard for a child that age. We deal with it daily, the kids all have the word "dialysis" in their vocabulary clear down to the three year old. You wonder how much they comprehend and how much to tell them.

    Cathy

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  7. I'll be praying for you guys.

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  8. Holly, just got home from a long weekend in PF and saw this. Praying

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  9. Oh my. I hope things have settled down by now. I am sorry. Prayers sent your way. -Steph-

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