Category: Brain Injury

Miracles Happen – Thanks Be To God

Update on Scott and his condition. Saturday morning , 9/10/2016 at 4:30AM Scott’s nurse woke me and said Scott’s pulse rate had jumped to 240 beats per minute.  Of course I jumped out of bed and went into  his room…

Scott’s Heart

At the end of May, Scott’s doctor told me she didn’t think Scott had more than a month to live because she thought he might have had a heart attack.  She said his heartbeat was not nearly as strong as…

Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and Army Medicine is taking this time to increase awareness about it. Watch this video to see Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho’s message to the soldiers about how the Army is leading the charge…

Update on Scott July 2011

I have not done an update on Scott’s condition in a while now but when everything is the same day after day there doesn’t seem to be a reason. About 3 weeks ago we had to take Scott to the…

Fast forward, latest on Scott – October 2009

Scott has been on the ventilator continuously since Dec 6, 2004 so his body has to be weaned very slowly. This cannot be done in a hospital setting because it would take too long and take up a bed that might be needed for a more critical patient. I now have to make the nurses who come from midnight until 8 AM, understand how critical keeping the mucus out of his lungs really is.