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Covid is Real (Prayers needed)

Bearcarver

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Covid is Real (Prayers needed)



I could use a little help. Hope I didn’t wait too long, but it just upsets me so much that this stuff was allowed to get this bad:

My Brother Jim’s wife called an ambulance to pick him up last Tuesday, because he was coughing so bad.
He tested positive for Covid-19, and was admitted to the hospital.
His Oxygen was low, so they had him wearing a “BiPap” mask.
He got out of hand, so they had to restrain him. He was also moved to ICU.

He couldn’t eat or drink with the mask on, so they took it off so he could drink, and his Oxygen dropped like a rock every time.

A couple days later, after Remdezivir, and a few other things, they put him on a Ventilator, but not full strength.
So the last couple days he’s been fed through a tube, next to his breathing tube.

Last I heard they were looking for where he’s bleeding, because his Hemoglobin is down to 6.8.
They said they might have to transfer him to another one of their hospitals, because the one he’s in isn’t capable of doing the continuous low rate Dialysis that they’d like to use on him, instead of the Stronger quick one. He never had Kidney trouble before.

He’s been going through Hell, I’m so glad he’s sedated, and not aware of what’s going on.

Jim is another Vietnam Vet, as he spent 16 1/2 months in Qui Nhon, as an Army MP.
Jim will be 76 on January 26, hopefully.

We slept in the same room for my first 16 years.

He worked 40 years at Bethlehem Steel, as a Bloomer Roller, and coached Connie Mack Baseball for 42 years (13 to 16 year olds).
We hunted, fished, drank beer, and went to Quakertown Sporting Events together.


Please throw a couple of prayers toward Jim.


Thanks,

Bear
 
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crazymoon

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Bear, Sorry to hear and my thoughts go out to him for a quick recovery.
 

smokerjim

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Sorry to hear that bear, Will definitely say a prayer bear,
 

sawhorseray

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Thoughts and prayers sent Bear, hoping for the best. RAY
 

Braz

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I am very sorry to hear this. Offering my best thoughts.
 

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Prayers for Jim and his family.
 

xray

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Very sorry to hear John, prayers and hugs sent.

Covid is all too real, I’ve experienced this personally.
 

mike243

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Prayers sent till no longer needed, have had it but no where to that extreme
 

daspyknows

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Soory man. Hoping for the best. I had it in March and been trying to tell everyone to take care after surviving it.
 

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Anything for you Bear!

Jim will be in my prayers. . .God Bless Him!

John
 

sandyut

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SO SO Sorry to hear of this. Sending prayers!
 

MJB05615

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So sorry to hear that Bear. Praying for your Brother, and knowing the best results will happen. This thing is so out of hand. Hopefully the vaccines will at least reduce it in 2021. Please keep us updated.
 

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Both Jim and the family will be in my prayers. Such terrible news.
 

HalfSmoked

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Dang man what sad news prayers for him hope all improves.

Warren
 

Steve H

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Very sorry to hear this Bear. I'm hoping that things go well.
 

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Covid is Real (Prayers needed)



I could use a little help. Hope I didn’t wait too long, but it just upsets me so much that this stuff was allowed to get this bad:

My Brother Jim’s wife called an ambulance to pick him up last Tuesday, because he was coughing so bad.
He tested positive for Covid-19, and was admitted to the hospital.
His Oxygen was low, so they had him wearing a “BiPap” mask.
He got out of hand, so they had to restrain him. He was also moved to ICU.

He couldn’t eat or drink with the mask on, so they took it off so he could drink, and his Oxygen dropped like a rock every time.

A couple days later, after Remdezivir, and a few other things, they put him on a Ventilator, but not full strength.
So the last couple days he’s been fed through a tube, next to his breathing tube.

Last I heard they were looking for where he’s bleeding, because his Hemoglobin is down to 6.8.
They said they might have to transfer him to another one of their hospitals, because the one he’s in isn’t capable of doing the continuous low rate Dialysis that they’d like to use on him, instead of the Stronger quick one. He never had Kidney trouble before.

He’s been going through Hell, I’m so glad he’s sedated, and not aware of what’s going on.

Jim is another Vietnam Vet, as he spent 16 1/2 months in Qui Nhon, as an Army MP.
Jim will be 76 on January 26, hopefully.

We slept in the same room for my first 16 years.

He worked 40 years at Bethlehem Steel, as a Bloomer Roller, and coached Connie Mack Baseball for 42 years (13 to 16 year olds).
We hunted, fished, drank beer, and went to Quakertown Sporting Events together.


Please throw a couple of prayers toward Jim.


Thanks,

Bear
He and your family's will be in mine for sure. Everyone please keep as safe as you can this holiday season.
 

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