I'm shocked I am asking for this....

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Jamie_Dog_Trainer, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2008
    Washington State
    I wouldn't normally ask for a prayer request. But this one is needed very badly. [​IMG]

    My 20 year old neice, Jeanie, is in a hospital in Northern California, headed for surgery as I type.

    She started getting sick, thought it was strep throat about a week and half ago. Seemed to clear up, then she went on a road trip with some "friends". Couple days later they were heading into California and dropped her off at a hospital, with $50 and left her there. My sister made a trip down to bring her back...the problem was that no one told her how serious Jeanie's condition is.

    She presented with Sepsis (bacterial infection of the blood stream). Doctors were aggressively treating her but couldn't find an antibiotic that would kill the bacteria. Jeanie now has the infection in her lungs, heart, and possibly her bones. She's got abcesses deep within her dissues. One is between her heart and lungs, one is at the base of her skull, one deep in a hip joint and one at the base of her tail bone. She's also got something going on in her skin, some other kind of infection. Her vitals have been erratic, though she is conscious and speaking. High fever, high resperation, low blood pressure, very high pulse. Today the finally found an antibiotic that seems to affect this bacteria...but it's not working very fast.

    Jeanie went from thinking she was getting strep again to this sick in less than 48 hours.

    If you pray, please do. You'll probably never know how much you are appreciated. Thank you:love
     
  2. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I will pray she recovers and soon!
     
  3. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2009
    outside Dallas
    Oh my! Poor girl!

    prayers and well wishes for her!

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  4. SuziQ991

    SuziQ991 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    prayers being said. Please keep us updated!
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Oh, Jamie. [​IMG] Thats so scary for you all. Shes in my thoughts. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2008
    Washington State
    Thank you all. She's in surgery now having some of the abcesses drained, they are so deep. A cardiologist is preforming the surgery because they are going after the one between her lungs and heart. I hope they can drain it and find out exactly what this is.
     
  7. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    YIKES!! Sounds like a MRSA infection, my brother had to battle that for a few weeks, he is still not all the way healed. His came from an insect bite, that got infected with in hours he had a fist sized wound at his waist, you could actually watch it grow! It is very aggressive! She will for sure be in my prayers.
     
  8. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2008
    Washington State
    Thank you! [​IMG] They have ruled out MRSA, I'm not sure they have identified the bacteria, especially since it looks like two different infections.
     
  9. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    I was in the hospital for several months, I also had sepsis along with blood cloats and other issues. It was scary. I will pray for her and her family.
     
  10. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    Quote:Glad to hear it is not MRSA, but, sounds like something just as bad. Poor thing.
     

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