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Pulmonary Emobolism

Monday, May 30, 2005 8:55 PM CDT

Please pray all.

Dave woke this morning with a sharp pain in his back and difficulty breathing. We took him to urgent care. Now, 10 hours later, after a huge ordeal, he's been diagnosed with pulmonary emboli....blood clots in his lungs. He's been admitted to the hospital and they are giving him a med (not heparin or coumadin...starts with an L...) to prevent more clots. They also gave him morphine for the pain.

It's very scary. Please pray. Thanks to Deb for feeding my kids, and thanks to my mom for coming out on a moment's notice to help out (she'll be here in a few hours). Thank goodness someone answered their phone today! Doesn't pay to fall ill on a holiday, I guess.

Standing on the promises, Shelley

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