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Old 07-28-2015, 10:28 PM   #1
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Need all the help I can get.

DW is in the hospital in critical condition. Her colon ruptured and when I found her at home (got the feeling that I needed to check on her) she was in septic shock. Called the ambulance, got her to the hospital, they said she'd had a stroke. Took her to a major hospital and that's a couple hours away. They had the problem pinpointed and had her in surgery quick. She had a second surgery to again irrigate the admomen. She's on multiple serums to keep her blood pressure up, and is stabilized. She is far from out of danger. Any prayers would be appreciated. This has been the hardest two days of my life.

Typing on this computer keyboard, seems so cold and emotionless. I can't express my feelings here, as much as you are all so wonderful and supporting.

I have learned two things above all others; My children are the most amazing people I know, and my love for my wife is deeper than I could ever express to anyone, no matter how hard I tried.

Of course your comments are welcome. But she needs prayers more than I need comments. And I think I'd get even more misty-eyed with the comments, and have a lump in my throat like a baseball. My sisters, and a cousin have been amazingly supportive as well. I am so very thankful for my family, both here and in my belief, in a Kingdom not of this mortal life.

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Old 07-28-2015, 10:38 PM   #2
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Oh no, Chief! Hugs and prayers coming your way right now!!!

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Old 07-28-2015, 10:42 PM   #3
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Oh ((((Chief)))) the SousChef and I read your post together and we are sending you and your dear wife every good wish and prayers. We wish we had the right words to help you, but know that we are with you at this very scary time.
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Old 07-28-2015, 10:45 PM   #4
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The same here, Chief! Prayers for your DW, you, and your kids and their kids. Hang in there. ((hugs)) *passes the tissue box...
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(((Hugs Chief))) Healing vibes going in your wife's direction.
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Old 07-29-2015, 06:43 AM   #6
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Oh no, Chief, I'm so sorry to hear this. Hugs and best wishes to you and your wife and family. {{{hugs}}}
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Old 07-29-2015, 07:15 AM   #7
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Chief, my prayer go out to her and to you, to whole family. She will get well soon. Just hang there.

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Old 07-29-2015, 08:36 AM   #8
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Chief, you and your dear wife are in our thoughts.
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Old 07-29-2015, 08:39 AM   #9
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Dear Lord, we ask that you be with this family as they go through this trial. May they feel your comfort and love during this scary time. Be with the doctors and nurses caring for their loved one. Guide their actions and decisions. Heal her quickly Lord. She still has much to give to her family. Amen.
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Old 07-29-2015, 09:52 AM   #10
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Chief, prayers are on their way as I sit here. Jabbur that was a lovely prayer.

I am sure that every member here who has read your plea for prayers for your wife and family are sending their own right now. Hang in there, you know we all care and love you. God will look after your wife.

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