Tuesday, March 11, 2008

3/11/08 tuesday 1:00 am Pray for Will, please!

What a difference a day makes. Yesterday we were thinking of moving off this floor to a less acute ICU. Well, it didn't work out that way. It turned bad all of a sudden.


I won't write a lot, and some stuff doesn't need to be out there. But I will try to put it simply, mainly because I'm fried (I think that's a technical term????)
Will had to go down to xray for a special xray on his chest. He was still feeling tired and having difficulty breathing. On the way back up to his room, he crashed. Let's just say it was so scary for a while. But, I really thank God that Will was here on this floor. Within minutes all his doctors and a few that wasn't his were in his room bringing him back. They had to vent him again so now a machine is breathing for him. They have been working on him for hours and now he's stable again. They need to do more tomorrow because he has lost a lot of blood, don't know where or how. They have given him four units of blood and two of platelets. They want him to rest now so they won't be doing anything else tonight but monitoring everything closely.

Will is sedated so he won't remember, thank God. When they can get the blood and fluid from around his lungs, he will be coming back to where he was, They had to put another tube in his side, and they might have to do another tomorrow morning. We wll see. Dr. Cahill said again just how tough Will is. We all know that. He has just as many tubes, machines, and IV's running as when he first came out of surgery. His main doctor, Dr. Cahill, a saint, I might add, is feeling better about his condition and will pick up tomorrow on more tests and stuff.

Will needs prayers again. For some reason God has a plan for Will and it requires him to go through this. And God has a plan for everyone that loves Will, too. This is when our faith is tested and becomes the strongest. Let go and let God. Right???? I know God has His hand on my son. There are so many passages in the bible that I could put out there but I don't have my bible up here with me. But if you read the comments from yesterday, our good friend quotes a great one that I needed to hear. Thanks Meagan. God brought him through this and will continue getting him through this until we can bring him home. Thanks for the prayers, they are soooooooo powerful. God is again working his miracles.

I will let everyone know as the day progresses what is happening. I really feel this is just a bump in the road.

4 comments:

janene said...

TERI,
I JUST FOUND OUT ABOUT THE BLOG AND AM LEARNING HOW TO USE A COMPUTER. I JUST READ YOUR BLOG AT 3:30AM ON THE 11TH.
PRAYERS ARE ALREADY ON THE WAY. MY
HEART IS THERE WITH YOU AND WILL.

JANENE

Erin said...

Leave it Megan to know the perfect thing to say in a time like this...All I can say is I love you all and am praying constantly. Just like you said, it's in His hands...

Dan and Evelyn Peterson said...

Our prayers are certainly going up for Will and all of you. We feel bad that we cannot be there in person to put our arms around you to encourage you. Psalms 91 is my strength in these times. He shall give His angels charge over you to keep you in all your ways. He is with you in times of trouble.

Tanya said...

my continued prayers are going out to will... Stay strong buddy.. And please dont scare us like that again...
Love all of you
Teri and Tom you are fabulous parents ;)