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Please Pray for My Mother (vanity)
09/20/2011 | llandres

Posted on 09/20/2011 10:07:04 PM PDT by llandres

I wasn't going to bother anyone with a personal post, but I believe in the power of group prayers and I really need yours for my mother. She's 84 and has been in ICU since Friday. Two weeks ago she and my 93 year old dad both fell. He's healing and should be able to walk again before long, but my mom's frail, has been on oxygen for 10 years since her open heart surgery and has been struggling. Last week Dad called my sister and me to come up, saying she wasn't doing well. They live in the country and he's afraid if anything happened to her, he couldn't help her, so they decided to move to the nursing home in my hometown, at least for a few months until she gets stronger, so we got them settled. Four days later I got a call from the head nurse there that they were taking her downtown to get checked out at the local clinic. Doctor was on vacation all week, but the nurse practitioner said Mom had a urinary tract infection, and next thing I know, they took her by ambulance to the hospital in St. Joseph about 45 miles away. The doctor and his nurse there called each of us and asked about her having signed a DNR form at the nursing home! Her blood oxygen level was dangerously low and CO2 level too high. She also has really low blood pressure.

They've been having her wear a mask (like what people with sleep apnia wear) and she began responding better, but is still so weak and frail, and we need somehow to get her built back up. She has several IVs (two are strong antibiotics).

Anyway, my dad really needs her - she's still his sweetheart of 63 years. Thanks for your patience and if you would, please pray for her.

I really appreciate it! Linda


TOPICS: Daily Prayer; Health/Medicine; Miscellaneous; Religion
KEYWORDS: family; health; mother; prayer
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1 posted on 09/20/2011 10:07:07 PM PDT by llandres
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To: llandres

I will be praying for your mom and all of you, Linda.


2 posted on 09/20/2011 10:10:57 PM PDT by justsaynomore (Herman Cain 2012 - http://www.arealleader.com)
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To: llandres

There is nothing wrong with asking for prayers.

Freepers were so kind to me this past year when my own father was very ill. He has passed away, but the concern of fellow Freepers soothed my weary heart during that painful period.

Prayers said for both of your parents and you.


3 posted on 09/20/2011 10:11:32 PM PDT by Texas56
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To: llandres

(misspelled sleep apnea)


4 posted on 09/20/2011 10:12:39 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: llandres; Kathy in Alaska

Linda, you ALL have my prayers!!!

Kathy, please use Logan’s ping list. Thanks.


5 posted on 09/20/2011 10:13:09 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Mr B has a new cousin on the way!)
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To: llandres

I would be honored to pray for both of your fine parents.
May our Loving Lord heal them for His Glory! Please keep us updated.


6 posted on 09/20/2011 10:13:19 PM PDT by tajgirvan (May we Never Forget the Sacrifice of our American Heroes nor that of their Families!)
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To: llandres

I lost my mom less than 2 weeks ago, it sucks,I will pray


7 posted on 09/20/2011 10:15:08 PM PDT by cmsgop ( The left always accuses the right for the sins of the left. from FReeper Just Lori, RIP)
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To: llandres

Prayers up!


8 posted on 09/20/2011 10:18:09 PM PDT by Freedom56v2 ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: llandres

Prayers sent.


9 posted on 09/20/2011 10:19:17 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: llandres

Saying a prayer for your mom.. and all of you.


10 posted on 09/20/2011 10:20:23 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: llandres

Thank you for blessing me with the opportunity to pray for your mother. Prayers up!


11 posted on 09/20/2011 10:22:26 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: llandres

Praying for your mom.


12 posted on 09/20/2011 10:22:34 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: cmsgop

My condolences on the recent loss of your mother.

Until I lost my father this past May I never truly understand the pain my friends had felt on the loss of their parent(s). I’ll pray for you that your pain will soon ease, and the Lord of all comfort will wrap His arms around you.


13 posted on 09/20/2011 10:26:38 PM PDT by Texas56
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To: llandres

Joining you in Prayer for Your fine Family. Will ask local Church for Prayers also. Strength for you and rest of the Family. Nursed my Parents before their passing,never regretted it.


14 posted on 09/20/2011 10:28:22 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: llandres

I’ll be praying for your family.


15 posted on 09/20/2011 10:31:40 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: llandres

Prayers sent up!


16 posted on 09/20/2011 10:35:30 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("Kick The Communists Out Of Your Govt. And Don't Accept Their Goodies"-Yuri Bezmenov-KGB Defector)
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To: llandres

Prayers for you all. Stay strong!


17 posted on 09/20/2011 10:36:47 PM PDT by StayoutdaBushesWay (Every man dies, but not every man really lives.)
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To: cmsgop

So sorry to hear about your mom, cmsgop.


18 posted on 09/20/2011 10:38:33 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("Kick The Communists Out Of Your Govt. And Don't Accept Their Goodies"-Yuri Bezmenov-KGB Defector)
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To: llandres

Prayers up.

R.


19 posted on 09/20/2011 10:38:58 PM PDT by Racehorse (Always preach the Gospel . . . . Use words if necessary.)
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To: cmsgop

I’m so sorry for your loss - we can never really prepare for it. Thank you for your prayer during this difficult time for you.

These last two weeks have been increasingly scary. I just pray for her to get well enough to leave the hospital and be back with my dad again - he misses her so much. My sister and I’ve been taking turns going up there from KC (where we both live) to see her, but it’s hard sometimes because we can’t always go on up to get Dad to bring him down. It’s 90 miles north to where he is, then 45 miles south to take him to St. Joe, 45 miles back up north, then 90 miles south, back to KC.


20 posted on 09/20/2011 10:40:36 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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