Mid Atlantic Gardening forum: Asking for your prayers

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Name: Yehudith
Silver Spring, MD (Zone 7a)
Apr 1, 2016 8:30 AM CST
My mother-in-law is in ICU on a vent. I took her in last night to the ER with what I thought was pneumonia. Turns out its viral not bacterial which is harder to treat. Fortunately the Dr. we pulled was the daughter of a friend of ours. Once she got in (took 7 hours in the waiting room) she pulled out all the stops for her.
She's 92 on a vent in the ICU, I'd been up over 24 hours already so Lewis brought me home to get the kids to school and Shabbos going. He's still there at the hospital. The neighborhood jumped in and got kids to school. What I'm asking for is your prayers. No matter how well we plan and cope all things are done through him and I know with your prayers we can get her through.

Name: Sally
central Maryland
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Apr 1, 2016 8:54 AM CST
You got it Yehudith
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Silver Spring, MD (Zone 7a)
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Apr 1, 2016 5:30 PM CST
Goodness, what a tough night you had. Our group certainly has had our share of difficulties this year.

Prayers and good wishes to your MIL and to all of the wonderful caretakers in our group.
Name: Terri
Lucketts, VA (Zone 7a)
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Apr 1, 2016 6:51 PM CST
Thoughts and prayers for you and your family Yehudith.
Name: Robin Bunch
Odenton, Maryland (Zone 7a)
Apr 2, 2016 10:09 AM CST
Sending prayers and healing thoughts to your MIL and your family. Group hug Group hug
Name: Catmint/Robin
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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Apr 2, 2016 10:15 AM CST


I'm so sorry Yehudith. Hugs. Group hug
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Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
Apr 2, 2016 8:41 PM CST
My thoughts are with you and your family. Thank God you have each other and good neighbors to support you. Group hug
Name: Yan H
Westminster, MD (Zone 6b)
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Apr 4, 2016 9:32 AM CST
I'm so sorry to hear that, I hope she will be better soon!!! Group hug
Name: Jan Jackson
south Jersey (Zone 7a)
Apr 4, 2016 9:50 AM CST
OH, yehudith, I JUST saw this. Am sending prayers now for your family. It is comforting to know He has us wrapped in His arms.
Name: Critter (Jill)
MD (Zone 6b)
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Apr 4, 2016 9:52 AM CST
Adding my prayers this morning... I know your nursing background is both reassuring (you know everything necessary is being done for her recovery) and scary (you know too much)... I'm glad you and Lewis are able to be there with her. Prayers for your kids, too... it's hard on them, seeing your worry and feeling helpless.

I'm learning to dance in the rain. Thank you, Sally & Chris.
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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Apr 4, 2016 9:58 AM CST
Group hug Group hug Group hug
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Name: Lisa Olson
Washington DC (Zone 7a)
Apr 4, 2016 10:56 AM CST
Sad news. Kind thoughts go out to you and family.

May 2, 2016 6:00 PM CST
She is in good hands; I add my prayers too. And my positive thoughts to you and the family---
Name: Lyn
Weaverville, California (Zone 8a)
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May 2, 2016 6:05 PM CST

I, too, am sending my prayers for you and yours for both healing and comfort. May all of you feel His presence and love and blessings.
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