Like Tree0Likes

OT: Your prayers are needed...

Reply
Old 07-10-2003, 07:19 AM
  #1
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Budman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Kentucky - where the women are so fast we have to put a governor on 'em!!
My Boats: Hot rods, Hot boats, Beer & more Beer
Posts: 471
Unhappy OT: Your prayers are needed...

As I write this, my older brother, Steve, is in the hospital's ICU hooked up to a ventilator, fighting for his life. He went into the hospital on Monday to have a benign pituitary tumor removed endoscopically through his nasal sinuses. This procedure is done routinely every day across the country, and in most cases the patient is back home in a few days. However, in Steve's case complications occurred, resulting in a stroke that has affected the left side of his brain. The doctors are not giving us much hope at this time. He is going in for another CAT scan this morning to see if there is any change. Please take a moment to offer up a silent prayer for him. At this point we will probably need a miracle, but sometimes they happen. I'm a big believer in the power of prayer and positive thoughts, so maybe this will help. If nothing else, maybe your prayers will make it easier for my family to cope with this.

This has really blind-sided me. He is only 46, and has four teen-age children. His oldest boy graduated as valedictorian of his class this past spring. An avid golfer, he had just recently built his dream house overlooking a local golf course, and was looking forward to enjoying many years watching the golfers from his back deck.

Sorry for the long post. Right now, boating seems pretty small and unimportant to me.
Budman is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2003, 07:35 AM
  #2
Charter Member #655
Charter Member
 
dyno's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Holland, Michigan
My Boats: 1993 Sonic 31ss
Posts: 4,939
Default

Sorry to here this terrible news! He and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Don
__________________
If your boat has a sail do you ride a horse to the ramp?
dyno is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2003, 07:49 AM
  #3
Registered
 
Shane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Niskayuna, NY
My Boats: 2009 FORMULA 292
Posts: 5,543
Default

Best wishes to Steve and your family. We are pulling for him here in upstate NY!
Shane is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2003, 07:52 AM
  #4
Registered
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Jupiter, Fl
My Boats: 2000 24 Pantera
Posts: 3,660
Default

You have got my prayers
ScottB is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2003, 08:13 AM
  #5
Registered
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Indy, St. Louis, LOTO
My Boats: 85 Formula 302
Posts: 1,299
Default

My heart breaks for you and your family.

Several years ago my father also had a major stroke affecting the left side of his brain. Today, while there is still evidence of that stroke, he enjoys an active and productive life. The medicens and medical procedures available to your brother to aid in stroke recovery far exceed what was available years ago. Hopefully God will see fit to allow these to work amazing miracles for your brother.
Chart is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2003, 08:30 AM
  #6
FWK
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I am sorry to hear about your brother.
My families thoughts and prayers are with you. Forrest
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2003, 08:33 AM
  #7
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
 
CigDaze's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
My Boats: Cigarette 35 Cafe Racer
Posts: 21,346
Default

Best wishes. My thoughts are with you.
CigDaze is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2003, 08:34 AM
  #8
Registered
 
Tantrum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: USR, NJ
My Boats: Stray Cat Statement Marine
Posts: 4,000
Default

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Tantrum is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2003, 08:41 AM
  #9
Member #9
Charter Member
 
hp500efi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Pewaukee, WI
Posts: 4,269
Default

So sorry to hear.

Keep up the faith and thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Jeff
__________________
Member of the Liquid Jungle
hp500efi is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2003, 09:23 AM
  #10
Registered
 
frequentflyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Miami, FL
My Boats: 1998 Powerplay 25
Posts: 796
Default

Sorry to hear about that. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Remember man.. There's always hope. Don't count him out yet no matter what the doctors say.
frequentflyer is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
JIMKID Motorsports
Skater
14
03-27-2007 06:56 PM
wannabe
General Boating Discussion
33
03-01-2007 08:06 PM
lakeluvr
General Boating Discussion
30
12-10-2005 10:43 AM
Popeyes
General Boating Discussion
86
06-23-2005 02:28 PM



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:26 AM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.