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On here requesting prayers and/or good thoughts. (last update....she's gone)

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 Bryce's (my youngest-he's 10)god-mother is really sick,and it came on fast.On Tuesday of this week we basically spent all day with her...and she was fine.Had a little cold (you know-sniffles,coughing.She wasn't even running a fever.Didn't seem to be much to worry about.)

 Her family called us this morning to tell us that she was having a hard time breathing and that the coughing was like 1000x worse.So,I sent hubby to their apartment with the car to see about getting her to a doctor. I'm glad I did!

 She is now in the ICU and isolated.The doctors are not quite sure WHAT is wrong yet...they said it looks like a new strain of tuberculosis.It's bad enough that she was placed in a medically induced coma and they are allowing one family member(at a time) in to see her for 5 minutes every 4 hours.

 I'm supposed to take my kids in to be tested for whaterver it is tomorrow.They have already tested me and my hubby,her hubby and their daughter. Holy hell!! Her family is freaking out and her hubby keeps calling me(my hubby spent most of the day at hospital with them)on the phone crying....frown mini

 Prayers please!Hoping against hope that she will be ok....the doctors said if we hadn't taken her in she would have died!Whatever this stuff is it is causing her lungs to bleed internally.They put a breathing tube in almost 6 hours ago....Sorry if I'm rambling,still in a state of shock.

 Things are looking bad,mommas! Her heart isn't being able to beat strong enough to keep her blood oxgenized....she's coded once this morning.

 Her heart is only working at a 25% right now. Her nurse explained that she is basically drowning in her own blood,that's what the rattling/wheezing is when she tries to breathe.(Sorry,TMI)By now,the doctors have said they are just trying to keep her alive long enough for her youngest to get here.(He is 13 and lives in Bolivia with his grandparents.)To give him a chance to say good bye....I feel so bad for her family.

 Her prognosis is just getting worse by the day .Her kidneys are failing.They've been loading her up on IV fluids,the doctors are concerned because now her body isn't eliminating it at all (she is not peeing,tmi)They've changed her urine bag only 4x since Friday! We have to keep chasing her hubby out of the hospital,so he can go lay down for a little while.He won't be help to anyone if he collapses from exhaustion.Their 16 year old daughter is just wandering around vacant eyed and teary....Damn,this sucks. 

P.s. There is a little bit of good news though.The doctors didn't think she would make it this long.So,they are holding out a bit more hope than they were yesterday.

She passed away at 10:55 p.m. last night.Her daughter broke down in hysterics when they were trying to remove the body(take her to the morgue)We ended up sitting in the hospital until almost2:00 a.m.,trying to calm her daughter down.At around lunch time yesterday they figured out what was wrong with her also.She had a staph infection in her lungs-it got into her bloodstream and that is finally what killed her.Thanks for all the good wishes and prayers.Her youngest will be arriving tonight--at around 10:30 p.m.



Thought for the day :


 Women are angels and when someone breaks our wings we simply continue to fly...on a broomstick. We are flexible that way.

by on Nov. 29, 2013 at 9:42 PM
Replies (51-60):
cjsix
by faith on Dec. 4, 2013 at 1:00 AM

Hugs brandy...I'm truely sorry. You and your hubby are being wonderful support for their family.

DallasCowboys81
by Platinum Member on Dec. 4, 2013 at 1:32 AM
So sorry for your loss. Prayers your way **hugs**
mylilsunshine
by Member on Dec. 4, 2013 at 1:41 AM

Prayers to the familly and you. I'm so sorry.

 

amberNewman0213
by Member on Dec. 4, 2013 at 1:46 AM
Oh goodness how horriable. I couldn't imagine loosing my mother at 16. Such a delicate age when a mom is really needed.
Diamepphyre
by Member on Dec. 4, 2013 at 5:29 AM
How awful. I'm so sorry.
Mum-2-3-girls
by New Member on Dec. 4, 2013 at 5:51 AM
So sorry hugs to u all!!!!
brandyblx
by Platinum Member on Dec. 4, 2013 at 1:33 PM

 No,they don't know how it got there.The doctors said they would need an autopsy to figure out how/what happened.Her hubby doesn't want them cutting on her anymore....he refused the autopsy.He said they've done too much to her-it's time to let her rest in peace.Her son didn't make it to see his mom before she diedcrying mini

Quoting Bmat:

Oh no.  I am so very sorry to hear this. A staph infection!  Do they know how it got there? If they had known sooner would it have made a difference?


Bmat
by Ruby Member on Dec. 4, 2013 at 2:33 PM

It is so sad that her son didn't get there.  I am sorry. :(crying mini

Quoting brandyblx:

 No,they don't know how it got there.The doctors said they would need an autopsy to figure out how/what happened.Her hubby doesn't want them cutting on her anymore....he refused the autopsy.He said they've done too much to her-it's time to let her rest in peace.Her son didn't make it to see his mom before she died

Quoting Bmat:

Oh no.  I am so very sorry to hear this. A staph infection!  Do they know how it got there? If they had known sooner would it have made a difference?



auntangelofsix
by Silver Member on Dec. 4, 2013 at 2:48 PM
Omg i am so very so sorry.prayers sent to everyone and her family.
Paperfishies
by Platinum Member on Dec. 4, 2013 at 2:58 PM
I'm so very sorry for your loss.

If you are close with her husband, you really, REALLY need to convince him to allow the autopsy. The autopsy will reveal what exactly happened and if she had any genetic disorders, cancer, or anything that her children need to be tested for.

An autopsy could potentially save her children or anyone who was around her.

Quoting brandyblx:

 No,they don't know how it got there.The doctors said they would need an autopsy to figure out how/what happened.Her hubby doesn't want them cutting on her anymore....he refused the autopsy.He said they've done too much to her-it's time to let her rest in peace.Her son didn't make it to see his mom before she diedcrying mini

Quoting Bmat:

Oh no.  I am so very sorry to hear this. A staph infection!  Do they know how it got there? If they had known sooner would it have made a difference?


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