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Sorry I haven't been posting.  I hope to get back after tomorrow.  I would like to ask for everyone's thoughts and prayers.  My 1 year old niece who is just 3 weeks older than my son was hit by a truck yesterday.  She is stable and responsive, but they had to amputate her left foot above the ankle and has a broken right femur and 2-3 broken bones in her skull.  She is having reconstructive surgery in the morning on her left leg.  My mom was watching her at the time and saw it all happen.  Needless to say, she is having a very hard time.

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I sincerely hope that things turn around soon and get better. That’s a horrible thing to have happen, and I am deeply sorry it did. I hope that your niece’s surgery goes along smoothly, and that she gets better soon. My best wishes to you, your niece, and your family.

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Oh brader, that breaks my heart. You and your family have my most heartfelt wishes. Lots of positive energy sent to your mom and neice.

 

Take care, we are here for you, no worries.

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Thinking of you and your family...sending you love and light.  Hang in there.

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What terrible news. I imagine it must be very difficult for all of you. Please take the time you need to be with your family, certainly we understand if you're not posting during such a difficult time. But always remember we are here for you.

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That is so terrible to hear, brader. My thoughts will certainly be with her and your family. I hope she's alright and that you and your family are getting all the love and support you need right now.

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Oh my god, what happened to your niece is terrible.

 

You and your whole family have all my best wishes. Your poor mother, it is the horror of every mother/grandmother to see her children getting messed up - take good care of her, this feeling of guilt must be inhumanly torturing.

 

I really hope the little girl will be better soon and the physicians can help her so she can live a normal life again.

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I'm so sorry to hear this, it probably sounds understated, but it's a terrible thing to have happened. I hope everything goes well with the surgery, and I hope she makes a fast recovery. My thoughts are with you and your family.

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Thank you all for your kind words.  I am back home and getting back into the swing of things.  My niece is doing about as well as can be expected.  Her reconstructive surgery yesterday went well.  An MRI shows some swelling and possible ligament damage in her neck and compression fractures of I believe the t4 and t5 vertebrae which are between the shoulderblades.  She has opened her eyes, tried to talk and reached out wanting her parents to pick her up.  These are all good signs, but we still don't know if there has been any brain damage.

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"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body." - 1 Cor 6:19-20

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So glad for the positive report. Take your time and jump in when you're ready.

 

Positive energy still going strong for your niece!

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I know this probably doesn't help at all, but after my dad's cardiac arrest we spent quite a bit of time not knowing if he had brain damage or not. So I know exactly how difficult and frightening that is. All I can say is keep your head up and keep hoping. Those do sound like positive signs.

 

You and your family are still in my thoughts. I hope you are well.

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I know this probably doesn't help at all, but after my dad's cardiac arrest we spent quite a bit of time not knowing if he had brain damage or not. So I know exactly how difficult and frightening that is. All I can say is keep your head up and keep hoping. Those do sound like positive signs.

 

You and your family are still in my thoughts. I hope you are well.

Thanks!  She is awake now, alert, eating on her own, and will probably leave the ICU today so she is doing really well all things considered.

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“Believe the incredible and you can do the impossible†- Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body." - 1 Cor 6:19-20

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Thanks!  She is awake now, alert, eating on her own, and will probably leave the ICU today so she is doing really well all things considered.

 

Great news (considering...)! I'm so glad to hear this!

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Thanks!  She is awake now, alert, eating on her own, and will probably leave the ICU today so she is doing really well all things considered.

 

That is awesome to hear. :peaceful:

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-We can't always change the things we've done, but we can change what we do next.

-I don't have a choice. I deserve a better life and this is what I have to do to get there.
-Whatever doesn't kill me....Had better start running.

 

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Oh wow, she really is doing fantastic. And I bet you guys are glad to be saying goodbye to that ICU waiting room (I know I certainly was). I hope she's home by now and getting all sorts of hugs and kisses and attention and maybe starting to get a bit more "back to normal" soon. I'm so happy to hear this good news!

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