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Prayers Needed, Please!

Discussion in 'The Safe Harbor' started by Judi, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. Judi

    Judi Well-Known Member

    My Sister, whom some of you met on last August's Duck Cruise, is in the hospital.

    She was on Coumadin. She fell last weekend and her entire side was a nasty sight. Friday, her feet started to swell so me BIL and Niece took her to the ER. They started her on vitamin K, which my Scottsdale Sis told me is used to counteract the anti-coagulant effects of Coumadin.

    Last evening, they did an ultrasound and discovered a bleeding artery in her leg. They're treating it with pressure to see if it will heal itself. If not, they'll try drugs. Last resort will be surgery.

    We'd appreciate any prayer and good wishes you can spare.
  2. Whimsy

    Whimsy Well-Known Member

    Prayers on the way.
  3. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Sending prayers, love and hugs, Sis.
  4. Corky

    Corky Well-Known Member

    Good healing thoughts are sent her way!! (((HUGS)))
  5. popcorn

    popcorn Well-Known Member

    Prayers on the way.

  6. kpopperwell

    kpopperwell Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Prayers on the way.

  7. TexasSue

    TexasSue Well-Known Member

    Many prayers from here.

  8. Beryl

    Beryl Trivia Specialist

    Prayers and hugs from here too!!
  9. Judi

    Judi Well-Known Member

    Thank you all. One of the scariest parts for me is that our Brother died in 1974, and to this very day, I swear that Coumadin complications contributed HEAVILY to his death!

    Again, thanks for all the prayers and good wishes.
  10. JacquieP

    JacquieP Well-Known Member

    Lots of prayers and good wishes are headed her way. You can't keep a good Duck down!
  11. KathyC

    KathyC Well-Known Member

    Positive thoughts are on the way that this will heal without surgery.
  12. audrey

    audrey Well-Known Member

    prayers on the way
  13. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Prayers being said!!
  14. nieciez

    nieciez Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Judy, I will keep your sister in my prayers.
  15. JANPEP

    JANPEP Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Prayers & well wishes are on the way from MN.
    I hope they find out soon how to fix it.
  16. NiteStar

    NiteStar Well-Known Member

    Sending prayers and hugs!
  17. Judi

    Judi Well-Known Member

    Thank you all for your prayers and good thoughts....they seem to have worked.

    It looks as though the pressure treatment worked! :clap:

    She hopes to be able to come home tomorrow!

    Thank you all again.
  18. kpopperwell

    kpopperwell Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Thanks for the update. Continued prayers for a speedy recovery.
  19. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

  20. Cruise cutie

    Cruise cutie Well-Known Member

    hugs and prayers from us here too Judi..good thing about the Vitamin K..is it's fast working help...keep us updated...Joanne and Mark..

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