Skip to comments.Terri Schiavo 2 in NJ with my husband
Posted on 06/25/2006 3:33:39 PM PDT by Simplemines
Many of you replied when I originally posted my husband's horrible hospital odyssey of several months ago.
Things were going okay in the Catholic hospital, until my husband knocked out his trach in his sleep. The alarm didn't go off. My husband can breathe on his own, and the ventilator was giving him some small support.
His heart stopped. They resuscitated him, and he's been in a twilight since. The dr. he has has given up on him - this has only been a week. My husband IS starting to respond and focus, but the dr. doesn't care.
He's pressuring me to sign a DNR, and he suddenly wants to move my husband OUT of intensive care into a regular room! I was so shocked I didn't say a thing...why does my husband now need less care than before...unless of course the dr. wants him to die.
My husband is physically VERY stable. All his signs are perfect. From what I'm reading, it can take anywhere from one to three months for someone to come out of this kind of state.
This dr. doesn't even want to give him the chance.
Granted, my husband isn't as cute as Terri Schiavo, but you guys can see where this is headed. I want to give him a CHANCE to recover. I don't care if he's impaired. I'll take care of him if they just stop trying to push me to let him die.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
First, you have our prayers.
Second, contact the Right to Life chapter in your state and ask them if they can connect you with a doctor that can take over your husband's case. Also, ask them to direct you to legal help.
God be with you and we hope your husband recovers quickly.
Fire the doctor ASAP.
Contact the Bishop's office and explain the problem.
It's the only language they can understand.
Get another doctor ASAP.
My prayers are with you. Where are the activists like Mike Farrell when good, decent folks like your husband need them? Why do they only try to save scumbags like Tookie and Mumia?
Tell the doctor you are going to remove HIS life support if he doesn't take better care of your husband.
Pretend you WANT to let him die, and that the doctors won't let you. Then contact the ACLU,
When they plaster you all over the news say they misunderstood
I am trying the same thing with them right now. When I reported extreme discrimination against fathers in NY State couts they replied that they were too busy. So I sent the exact same letter except stating on top I thought I was discrimintated for my sexual orientation. (hey -straight is a sexual orientation, right?)
The replied immediately and I am stringing them along right now. When I have enough I am going to Hannity and Rush and everyone with it.
I will pray for you and your husbadn Simplemines.
A link of interest:
She wasn't that cute and was a total vegetable.
Prayers for your husband to recover.
You are very cruel. This lady is in pain and if you had nothing supportive to say why not just skip this thread. Sarcasm is so out of place here.
mike farrell, tookie and mumia are beside the point. Marxists do what they do.
Prayers up for your husband and you Simplemines...
trussell, can we get some help here?.....(I knew we could....Rick/)
Is he on any life support right now?
You aren't cute either and you are also a total vegetable, from the neck up.
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