Mom had a setback

So mom has had an awful morning this morning.

She had a bad breathing attack, she couldn’t catch her breath and she was in a lot of pain with her right lung.

They sent her for an emergency x-ray of her lungs, and the results showed that she had air in her right lung.

They got the surgical team to see her. The doctor said he’d have to put a drain in her chest there and then, at her bedside.

They couldn’t move her to theatre, they said it would prove to be fatal if they had to move her.

So they gave her a local anasthetic and did it there and then.

Its over now, and it was a success, thank god!

I never prayed so hard as I did this afternoon!

Mom is still in a lot of pain, and she’s still very anxious, and in shock at what they had to do.

She hasn’t gotten a lot of sleep in the last 48 hours, I’d say she’s only gotten about 3 hours of sleep between Friday evening and today.

So I told her to rest. She needs to rest now.

She’ll have the drain in for a few days, at least.

Not sure what they’ll do in the next few days. But they’ve moved her to the surgical ward.

The doctor said that with her COPD, this type of thing can happen, he couldn’t guarantee it won’t happen to her again.

He said she was lucky she was in the hospital when it happened, if she’d been at home, she’d be dead.

Please keep her in your prayers and send healing energy, good vibes, and good wishes and thoughts her way.

Thanks, guys!

Author: Carol anne

I am 40 years young. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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