6:52 pm June 24, 2009, by Theresa Walsh Giarrusso
I just wanted to let you all know my brother is having his heart transplant surgery tonight!! The doctors called at noon saying they thought they had a match for him. We all went to the hospital. At 3:30 p.m. they said it was a match and were flying the heart to him. His transplant surgery is tonight. The doctors were very positive and thought it would be successful! We brought his kids home with ours. I’ll go back to the hospital later tonight. Please pray for my brother and his family.
I think a good topic is how do you support your family (kids, parents, siblings) in medical crisis. My friend emailed me today that her mother had passed away in hospice. I know she will miss her mother terribly but being a caregiver is very stressful!
Have you had parents, siblings, children in medical crisis? How has your family handled the pressured and shared the responsibility?
I’ll keep you guys posted on my brother! We may not having a topic for Friday depending on how things go.
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