Monday, June 29, 2009

please pray..

I just to pop in really quickly to ask for prayers for my daddy. If you have been reading my blog, this one or my old one, for any length of time, you know he has several chronic health concerns, most notably chronic progressive multiple sclerosis, which has left him completely disabled, and heart disease, including 3 previous major heart attacks.

After visiting with he and my mom this evening, I was helping put my dad to bed in his hoyer lift. Once he was in the bed, he began to act really strangely. He became basically completely incoherent and slurred what nonsense talk he did, wouldn't/couldn't focus or keep his eyes open, and developed an irregular heartbeat. This all lasted maybe 5 minutes at the very most, and once an EMT arrived he was basically back to normal except for his heartbeat and elevated blood pressure. Also, he did not have any memory of what happened, and almost became a little combative when the ambulance first arrived. He is currently in the ER waiting on a doctor to see him. My mom said he is totally back to normal on a surface level, and as far as she knew, only his heartbeat is still irregular.

Please, if you are so inclined, keep my daddy in your prayers. This was definitely a scary episode, but I know that God is completely in control. And while I do feel peace about the outcome, I would most definitely appreciate your prayers as well!

Thank you in advance, everyone! I feel so lucky to have such an outlet to come to in both the good times and the scary times, knowing that no matter what I will receive blessings tenfold from you all! I will keep things updated as I learn more.

Thank you again:)


Kindra said...

Lauren, you dad will be in my thoughts and prayers. I hope it was an "episode" and nothing more. Sending hugs your way.

Kath said...

Prayers are goin up for your dad, Lauren.


Grammy Linda / Behind My Red Door said...

I will indeed keep you dad in my prayers. Please keep up posted!!

hugs, Linda

Wendy said...

Praying for him sweetie. Please keep us updated.((((hugs)))) Wendy

Country Acres Primitives said...

I'll be praying for your dad too. Hugs,

Heather's Stitches said...

My family will pray for your Dad. I hope everything settles down for him.

Colleen said...

I'll be praying for your dad as well, Lauren. Keep us posted!

wrcdgc said...


Please no that your father as well as the rest of you are in my thoughts and prayers.