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   Posted 3/27/2009 7:45 AM (GMT -6)   
sad  Yesterday I saw my 83 yo mom in intensive care she has MRSA and had to have her heart shocked and be intubated.  I've been crying- I love her so much.  It is killing my father.  My brother lives with them and does NOT accept nor understand my many years of depression-mental illness.  It is sad.  Asked mom to think positive and be strong.  She wants to go home.  Send a prayer to Dorothy M. for me please.  Help me get through this...I take events, crisis awfully hard.  thanks

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   Posted 3/27/2009 9:39 AM (GMT -6)   
Welcome to HealingWell and I know you will find comfort and peace here with the wonderful members. 
We understand anxiety and depression.
I am so  sorry about your Mom and being intubated and unable to talk to you must be so very frightening for her but hold her hand and tell her you love her.  Do not be afraid of all the equipment being used.  Remember you have the  right to be with her as much as possible and do not worry about what others think.
My prayers are being offered for Dorothy M.
Bless you,


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   Posted 3/27/2009 10:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Blue,

I too am praying for your mom. I know that this is hard for you, but know that there is power in prayer. Hopefully soon she will be off of the machine.

Keep posting and let us know how things are going.

Hugs, Karen
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fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, depression,allergies

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Date Joined Jan 2009
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   Posted 3/27/2009 12:02 PM (GMT -6)   

Hello Blue,

  I'm sorry to hear about your Mom's condition.  I pray that the LORD will give you and your family peace and comfort to face this trial.  I also pray that you will be able to stay strong.

Love in Christ,


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   Posted 3/27/2009 1:01 PM (GMT -6)   
thank you---thank you all. And Bless you! Jeanne

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   Posted 3/27/2009 3:27 PM (GMT -6)   

Praying for both you and your family at this difficult time, (((((((((hugs))))))))))

Maz XX

            'He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds.' (Psalm 147:3)                  
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   Posted 3/28/2009 10:46 PM (GMT -6)   

Dear Blue,  I will keep you and your family in my prayers and thoughts.  I know this is a difficult time and please know that all of us on the forum are very caring and understanding.  Don't ever feel you are alone.  I believe you have an angel on your shoulder right now and I do believe very much in the power of prayer. Please let us know how you are doing.  There is always someone here to answer your posts.  Be sure to take good care of yourself.

Gentle hugs,


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   Posted 3/29/2009 4:22 PM (GMT -6)   

I'm over here praying for you and your mom, too. Praying for her strength, praying for comfort for you and your brother and father, praying for your brother to become more understanding of you. I was very, very close to my mom, too, and I know this must be so hard on you. She knows that you love her, I can guarantee it, and your love and the bond that you share is going to be a big part of her strength and her peace during this crisis. I can imagine your whole focus must be on your mom's condition right now. Just make sure to try and get some rest if at all possible. You need to keep up your strength, too. Much love and many prayers to you.

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   Posted 3/30/2009 12:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Prayers for your mom and your family are flowing from IL. Hang in there.

Dee-39yrs old wife and mom of 3 boys
UC/PTSD/Panic Disorder/Depression/myofacial pain syndrome 2009-750mg colozal/.750mg clonazepam, 5mg Lexapro-1,000mg canasa/Fioricet/Prilosec OTC-2x daily, Triple Strength Fish Oils/Colonoscopies-4

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   Posted 3/31/2009 8:19 PM (GMT -6)   
I said a quick prayer after reading this for you, your mother, and your family. I know God loves you and that in him we can be strong. you are strong for enduring depression for years, so you are meant for good things. God bless.
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