Sunday, October 17, 2010

High Mortality Rate

Those are the words that came out of the doctor's mouth as he spoke to my 20 year old daughter...

Hannah stood in a strange ER with me laying on a gurney while the doctor told her the severity of my embolism. (later we termed it the 'mother of all embolisms") Medically it is called a saddle pulmonary embolism and it is very dangerous because it blocks the whole 'highway' to both lungs and it can damage the heart.

So, I had to have a very difficult discussion with her in case I were to die as my heart broke as she sobbed. Through God's grace I was able to remain calm during the whole ordeal.

I'll share the whole story soon.

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