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My best friend of 30 years is in need of all the prayers he can get

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My best friend of 30 years

Went to the hospital 17 days ago while having a mini stroke.

He had a clot in the left side of his neck , the doctor said they would clear out the clot.

 

There only would be a 2 percent chance something could go wrong.

 

Well my buddy  had a massive stroke on the table and the next day  while he was recovering , had a 2nd massive stroke.

 

The doctors discovered  the origin clot filled back in

Then the doctors gave my buddy , clot busting meds.

 

Which opened up the clot , but caused massive bleeding and swelling in his brain

 

Which caused the doctors to remove the left side of his skull or my friend would have passed

 

It's been 14 days now since his first massive stroke , and the doctors have not let him wake up yet .

 

There thinking in 2 more days they will back off on his antieshia  to let him try and wake up.

 

So , he could use any and all the prayers he can get.

Thank you

My friend turned 53 the day after they removed part of his skull

 

 

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You both have my prayers.  I hope that it works out well.

 

You are a good man.

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🙏🙏🙏 sending lots of prayers!!!

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I am praying for both of you.

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My buddy has had a rough day

They removed his breathing tube , saying it can only be in for 2 weeks.

 

And he wasn't able to breathe on his own , so they put a treak in and its connected  to a ventilator. 

 

They also put in a feeding tube in his stomach. 

 

They also said he appears to be paralyzed on his entire right side , and his brain swelling has only gone down slightly

 

I am really getting worried

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Would like to thank all of you for your prayers , for my buddy  Shannon .

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An update on shannon condition. .

 

It's been 3 weeks today , since shannon had his first massive stroke. . 

 

And he is still hooked up to that dam ventilator ..

 

But they got shannon up and standing  today , well with the help of a few orderlies  .

 

But just to see him out of that  bed , brought me to tears  .

 

I had to leave the room briefly  , I didn't want shannon to see his best buddy crying  ..

 

Then I sucked it up and went back in and fist pumped  my buddy and said , that  o boy ...

 

Were still not sure if shannon recognizes us or can hear us ..

 

Being he was deaf in his left ear and being he is still completely paralyzed on his right side ..

 

Were not sure if his right ear is working

 

But that's ok , just to see up on his feet made my day the best ever ..

 

He will be shipping out for his rehabilitation  home tomorrow...

 

I will be there , to help him begin his long awaited  recovery ...

 

Thanks a ton for all your prayers 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jerry, I had almost an identical problem to Shannon: Prior to my stroke, I had significant hearing loss in my left ear, and some, but not nearly as much, in my right. Since my stroke affected my left side, and I already had a hearing problem on that side, it was assumed that whether or not my left ear was affected, it would not help me now. The question was my right ear. In a stroke of genius, my husband went to a sporting goods store and bought a sound enhancer that hunters use to make sounds in the woods louder when they hunt. It worked! It raised the sound level in my right ear enough so that I could hear. The doctors had considered me unresponsive, and now that I could hear them and do what they asked, I WAS CONSIDERED RESPONSIVE, AND BETTER YET, I COULD HEAR WHAT MY THERAPISTS SAID. They're pretty cheap, about 20 to 30 bucks, and don't work nearly as well as a hearing aid which can run 2-$5,000 or more, and no insurance co.will pay for one. If you try the cheap hunter's amplifier in Shannon's rt ear, it may help you know if he can hear at all. Becky

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So glad you are sticking with Shannon. Whether he can tell you or not, he will appreciate it.

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