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05-14-2008, 09:15 PM
I just found out that a co-worker and friend is in very serious condition with a brain aneurysm. She is in an ambulance being transferred to another hospital for possible surgery tonight. She is in her 30's with two kids and a husband who are very worried and scared. She had been having headaches which have gotten progressively worse, then yesterday had difficulty talking and some numbness. The Dr. said her aneurysm is in a very dangerous spot and she needed to transfer to a major medical center 100 miles away from here. We are all very concerned that she may die or suffer a major brain bleed. Please pray for her. Her name is Jody.

05-14-2008, 09:26 PM
:hug: Many positive thoughts to her & her family. :goodvibes

05-14-2008, 09:29 PM
We're praying! Keep us posted.

05-14-2008, 10:27 PM
Praying for Jody... please keep us posted.

05-14-2008, 11:10 PM
Prayers ascending! Thank you for letting us know so we could help :D

05-14-2008, 11:14 PM
Putting it in writing:

Dear Lord - Please watch over Jody and her family during this difficult time. Please place your healing hand on her and help her make a full recovery, and give her family and friends strength and peace.
I ask this in Jesus' name - Amen.


05-14-2008, 11:19 PM
Thank you for your prayers and concern. I'll post if I hear any more news. I'm so worried about her. It's going to be a long night.

Thanks again.

05-14-2008, 11:31 PM
Heavenly Father, we come to you asking for strength for Jody, her family and friends as she goes through this horrible ordeal in her life. We know that prayer changes things and we know that you hear our prayer and will answer it in your will and your time...we trust you Lord, In Jesus Name, Amen.

05-14-2008, 11:39 PM
:angel: DEAR LORD, we lift up JODY and her family to you tonight. We ask for your wisdom and strength for the doctors as they operate on JODY. May your healing grace comfort and restore her, and give peace to her family and friends during this scary time in their lives. We ask all these things in Jesus' name, and thank you, in advance; Amen and Amen ...


05-15-2008, 11:09 AM
You, Jody and her family have been in my thoughts and prayers since I read this last night at work. Keep your faith strong. We are with you in our thoughts. Let us know what's up.

05-15-2008, 11:32 AM
They did another CT last night. Surgery planned for today. I'm going to my son's graduation today. Co-workers will e-mail updates but I can't check them until tonight. Thank you for all your prayers. Keep up the good work.

05-15-2008, 11:37 AM
Best Wishes for Jody and family. Congratulations to your son. More prayers on the way.

05-16-2008, 01:27 AM
They found an aneurysm in one carotid artery and some kind of blockage in the other carotid. Her body was already shunting blood from the blocked side to the aneurysm side causing increased pressure. They went in at 3:30 today and were able to repair the aneurysm with two stents. Took 4-5 hours. They will leave the other defect until a later date since it's not as critical. She was awake and talking to her family tonight. What a blessing. We are all so relieved. If all goes well out of ICU in a couple days and home 3-4 days after that. Please keep her in your prayers yet as she is not out of the woods yet.

Thank you all.

05-16-2008, 11:43 AM
Alright, so far so good. Still have more blessings coming. Keep up your strength
thru this. I've got some prayers for all of you.

05-16-2008, 02:26 PM
Thank goodness for some good news. :hug:

05-16-2008, 07:00 PM
Quick update. Other than being sore and nauseous she is doing well. Out of ICU by tomorrow and home 3-4 days after that. The doctors were very grim going in to this. I think all your prayers definitely aided Jody. Keep praying for a speedy recovery.

05-16-2008, 08:04 PM
What a blessing!

05-16-2008, 08:10 PM
Amazing update... we will continue to pray for Jody.

05-17-2008, 07:49 PM
Great news! Jody is doing so well that she is going to be released from the hospital sooner than expected. I am sure that all the prayers have help speed her recovery along. Thank you so much!

05-17-2008, 08:01 PM
Oh , what a JOY to hear!!! I'm so happy for all of you!!!

05-18-2008, 10:42 AM
Fantastic News! So glad to hear she's doing well!