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Old 06-06-2012, 10:34 AM   #1
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Prayers For Mom

Hi everyone. I'm reaching out to all my JUDDD BUDDDs asking for prayers for my Mom. On Monday she passed out and hit her head so hard on the toilet that it pushed her brain into her scull in the front and has caused brain damage to her frontal lobe and blood on her brain. The impact actually moved the toilet sideways.

She seems to have damaged her short term memory and it is believed this will be permanent. She is in ICU right now but hopefully will be moved to a regular room soon then onto rehab where they will see what the damaged has done to her cognitive thinking and what she will or will not be able to do and whether living on her own will be an option anymore. She is only 76, BTW and has always been a strong, independent lady.

Please pray, as hard as you can if you will, because I truly believe there is power in pray and there is power in numbers so the more who pray, the stronger the intention will be. If you aren't a praying person, please just keep her in your good thoughts. Positive thoughts and energy can moves mountains.

Thanks in advance and I promise to update when I can.

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Old 06-06-2012, 10:36 AM   #2
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Praying hard for your Mom and you, Linda. I noticed you were missing here and I was worried.
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:42 AM   #3
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:44 AM   #4
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Thanks for letting us know about your mom. My prayer is that the Lord will give her doctors and nurses the wisdom and skills they need to give your mother the best possible care. I also pray that He will totally restore her cognitive ability and will comfort you, your mother, and the rest of your family in the days and weeks to come.
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:55 AM   #5
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:06 AM   #6
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I am praying and directing positive thoughts to your mother and to you as well. Please take care. Hugs to you.
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:23 AM   #7
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praying for your mom.
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:27 AM   #8
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Praying for you and your mom Beeb.
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:33 AM   #9
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I'm sending you and your mother all the positive thoughts and energy I have. Please take care.
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:34 AM   #10
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Prayers for you and your mom.

What caused her to pass out? Do they know?
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:46 AM   #11
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How awful!! Lots of and double for your mom and you!
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:49 AM   #12
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Oh honey.

Sorry to hear this happened to your mom.


I believe in the power of prayer, and will.
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:59 AM   #13
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and going out immediately. I am so sorry to read about this.
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Old 06-06-2012, 12:30 PM   #14
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sending positive thoughts for you and your mom.
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Old 06-06-2012, 12:46 PM   #15
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Lots of and and for your Mom, and for you and your family, Beeb!!
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Old 06-06-2012, 12:58 PM   #16
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I also believe in the power of prayer and will be joining the JUDDD Buddds in sending them your mom's way - and for you as well.
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:04 PM   #17
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Prayers to your mom!!!
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:09 PM   #18
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I am so sorry to hear about this!
A friend of mine recently sustained a (comparatively minor) brain injury when he fell 30-40 feet out of a tree, so I know it's scary and difficult for the patient as well as the friends & family.

All my good thoughts to your mom!!!
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:10 PM   #19
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Praying for the doctors, nurses and other professionals around her that they make the right decisions; praying for their calm and centeredness as they care for her.

Forgive me as I butt in and say, please read this article from the brain injury caregivers' support folks, BrainInjuryRX, who help a lot of military families. It is about the 3 most important supplements following brain injury, and a lot of thought and research has been put into it.

Can omega-3 help brain injury recovery? | Brain Injury Rx

God bless you. I am a caregiver for someone who has impaired short-term memory (age related only) and there are still wonderful times with family and friends that are not changed much, because long-term memory is intact. Hugs to you as you help your mother face this challenge.
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:12 PM   #20
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I will add your mum and your family to my prayer group Love and peace to you dear freind
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:14 PM   #21
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May your mother experience a speedy and full recovery. ((((Hugs))))
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:14 PM   #22
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I also believe in the power of prayer and will keep her and you in mine.
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:29 PM   #23
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I am so sorry Linda! I just prayed and will continue to pray for mom's recovery. console:
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:09 PM   #24
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My prayers are with your mom and you and all your mom's family! Take Care!
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:10 PM   #25
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Many prayers for your mom and your family, Linda.
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:13 PM   #26
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Oh Linda, how scary and awful. I'm so sorry this happened, and I am thinking good thoughts for your mom and you.
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:17 PM   #27
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:19 PM   #28
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I'm really sorry you are going thru this. Praying here!
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:15 PM   #29
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Gosh. So sorry to hear. Prayers for you and your family. I have faith in our Lord and believe she will be alright.
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:29 PM   #30
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Loving, healing thoughts for your mother and all your family.
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