Another Prayer Request.... *UPDATE Pg 2*

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Iowa Roo Mom, Dec 25, 2010.

  1. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    My cousin Brian (31 years old) has been battling Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma for a few months now. He was taking chemo and was doing ok, but the chemo knocked his blood count down quite a bit. Because of this, he became septic (infection in his blood) and his whole body began shutting down. They put him into ICU and put him on a BIPAP machine to ease the stress on his circulatory and respiratory system. During the night, however, he coded. They did get him back, and he is now on the ventilator. There is no way to know the amount of brain damage, as he is in a chemical coma.

    His mother and his sister are here in Iowa, and he is in California. They are not able to get to him at the moment, because of the Holidays and the outrageous prices of airfare. He has a wife and two children, one 5 and one just over a year old.

    Please keep Brian and his family in your prayers, we really need a Christmas miracle.
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2010
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Oh wow... [​IMG] Prayers out to your family!! Hope you get that miracle!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    Prayers for the family!
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  5. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Prayers coming.
     
  6. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    prayer send.
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    My prayers are with all of you.
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Ooh Roo mom.. [​IMG]
    I'm so sorry.. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. HopeMissouri

    HopeMissouri Out Of The Brooder

    I'm so sorry.

    Please contact the airlines to see if they have compassionate fares. When my father-in-law was very ill with liver cancer, my sister-in-law was able to obtain special airfare to be with and help care for him.
     
  10. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
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    Heavenly Father, we ask your mercy and grace upon this family.
    Our desire is that You would reach down and heal Brian from the top of his head to
    to toes of his feet. May it be within Your will to restore his health and give him many
    more years with his family.

    We ask this on the merit of the Messiah, who gave His life for us.
     

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