Prayers for my mom, please

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  1. eddieq

    eddieq Silence! I ban you! Staff Member

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    Heard from my dad a few hours ago that he brought my mom to the hospital to get checked out. She had been vomiting and having other issues for a few days. They found a hernia that was strangulating the intestine and are operating right now.

    So, please send your prayers and vibes to PA for her speedy recovery.

    Thanks!
     
  2. AllisonPitbullLvr

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    Healing wishes sent! Hugs to you.
     
  3. Doberluv

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    Oh gosh! I'm glad she went in right away so they discovered it quickly. She'll be okay. Don't worry. I will definitely be thinking of her. Surgery is no fun. She'll be sore for a while. Lots of get well vibes coming her way.
     
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    You have our vibes and prayers and hugs for your Mother and for your worries.
     
  5. Renee750il

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    Wow! That was quick! Good that they found it that quickly and hopefully she'll be right in short order.
     
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    Definitely praying for her and you guys
     
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    sending healing vibes and prayers her way....and try not to worry vibes to you!
     
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    Sending good vibes her way for a speedy & quick recovery!
     
  9. You got it! Lots of *vibes* for your mom!
     
  10. eddieq

    eddieq Silence! I ban you! Staff Member

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    Waiting outside the ICU. She is out of recovery and getting settled here. The nurse said that her vitals are good. Bp, pulse, blood ox levels, etc. she was awake and responding well. Haven't gotten to see her yet though.
     
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    Good news. Will continue to pray for healing
     
  12. darkchild16

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    Thinking about you guys!
     
  13. eddieq

    eddieq Silence! I ban you! Staff Member

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    Ok, so some of this is a repeat, but here is the whole thing:

    I just got home from the hospital. Mom had surgery to repair a hernia and they removed a length of small intestine that had become necrotic due to strangulation from the hernia (which was apparently grapefruit sized). They patched the intestine with a piece of pig intestine.

    Her kidney function was low due to dehydration so between the recovery from the open surgery and this, she will likely be in the hospital for a couple of weeks. I did not get to see her, but my dad did and she was asleep. We were told that she was awake, stable and her pain was not very high. We all decided to go home and get some sleep. Dad
    will return tomorrow where he hopefully will get to see her.

    Thanks again for the thoughts and prayers.
     
  14. Renee750il

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    Yikes! Good that they caught it and got it cleaned up.
     
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    ((Vibes & prayers)) for a nice quick recovery!
     
  16. Snark

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    Sending hugs to you and your mom, and vibes for a speedy, boring recovery.
     
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    Sending lots of prayers and healing vibes for your mom.
     
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    Scary! I'm glad they were able to repair her intestine. My mom had hernia surgery about a month ago and she hurt pretty bad for a few days, then started to feel better after about a week. She only hurts if she overdoes it now. Hopefully your mom's recovery will be just as quick!
     
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    Prayers for your mom and your family.
     
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    Oh gosh, your poor Mom. Calm and healing vibes sent her way.
     

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