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05-01-2008 10:55 AM
MOz Tell him we're pulling for him...

Good luck.
04-30-2008 11:27 PM
Scout Still praying and thanks for the update.
04-30-2008 11:24 PM
rebelBullDawg325 sorry i'm taki so long to update, its finals week at the college for me. thatnks for the prayers and support, keep em coming... my moms company sent their jet up and brought them all home yesterday. they will leave tomorrow for the augusta burn center, i guess to be closer to home and its supposed to be one of the top 3 burn centers in the nation. i'll keep yall up to date
04-29-2008 11:49 AM
crj101 Things sound to be going well, I hope your family is holding up well, keep us posted.
04-29-2008 11:09 AM
ccain His biggest hurdle right now is going to be infection...
Not only will he be at risk for infection from the burns, he'll run the risk of infection at the graft sites.
If he can get past this without any infection he's golden. Sounds like he's in good hands.
Poor guy... There is NONE of this that is even remotely comfortable.
If they keep him comfortable with pain meds and IV antibiotics all should come out ok.

Good luck... I truly wish him the best!
04-29-2008 09:54 AM
skeeter
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Originally Posted by rebelBullDawg325 View Post
as of right now. he's gonna get skin grafts (sp?) on his arms, hands, and legs.... they're hoping his face will heal up fine with minimal - no scaring. not sure how long this is gonna take though. expecting an update from my sister tonight. thanks yall
Make sure he understands where they get the skin from before he goes under.
When I got a skin graft on my arm they forgot to tell me that part, when I woke up from the surgery and my ass hurt, I got scared they'd operated on the wrong part and freaked out to the point they had to restrain me.

Good luck.
04-29-2008 08:43 AM
m8094538 prayer sent hope all goes well
04-28-2008 07:03 PM
1BLKJP My thoughts are with him boss. Hope he recovers well and soon.
04-28-2008 06:24 PM
Smeghead I wonder if theres some kinda "online get well soon card" we could all put a note on and print out and give to him.
Must be, surely someones thought of that already
04-28-2008 06:14 PM
rebelBullDawg325 as of right now. he's gonna get skin grafts (sp?) on his arms, hands, and legs.... they're hoping his face will heal up fine with minimal - no scaring. not sure how long this is gonna take though. expecting an update from my sister tonight. thanks yall
04-28-2008 10:58 AM
Unlimited Reb,

So sorry to hear about your brother. We'll keep him and your family in our prayers. Please keep us posted as to how he is doing.
04-28-2008 10:16 AM
whitebuffalo prayers sent man, keep us posted.
04-27-2008 10:32 PM
joshuasv Well wishes and prayers coming your way.
04-27-2008 10:23 PM
skeeter prayers sent.
I hate burns.
04-27-2008 10:14 PM
MoA hope he gets better..

had the same thing happen to me a few years ago.. poured about 3 gallons on the wood and was making a trail back out of the wood pit to start it and some kid threw a match on it and BOOM.. my boots melted off my feet and my tshirt didnt exist any more.. had to shave my head since most of my hair burnt off.. and had a real bad burn on my arm.. i thought i had it bad =/ i feel bad for your brother.. it sucks being burnt
04-27-2008 10:03 PM
mandkgoff You and your family have been prayed for.
04-27-2008 03:53 PM
Smeghead Keep us up to date on how he is, prayers coming in from this direction!
04-27-2008 01:30 PM
G54 Just prayed, and will keep your brother, you and your family in my prayers.

When my daughter broke her back in an auto accident she didn't have insurance either. We went through a considerable process, but were able to get her covered by Medicaid becuse of her independent status and low income. She ended up owing $0 of over a hundred thousand in bills.

She was also in St. Johns. That hospital was near Toledo though.

God bless.
04-27-2008 01:24 PM
4point More prayers form the west coast here, sorry to here that.
04-27-2008 01:14 PM
Barrie You and your brother are in my prayers. Good Luck and God Bless.
04-27-2008 11:47 AM
amy Your brother, you and your family are in my prayers. I hope he has a quick recovery.

As for not having insurance, most hospitals have a financial aid program to help with this sort of thing. Also, if it happened on the job, his employer should pay for it. Or he could file an L/I claim. Best of luck to your brother, you and your family getting through this.
04-27-2008 09:53 AM
soupy1957 Dang....forgot to put the link....sorry, dude:

[url/]http://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF-8&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&q=St.+Johns%27+Hospital%22+%2B+%22&near=Spr ingfield,+MO&fb=1&cid=0,0,16376314180024460559&sa= X&oi=local_result&resnum=1&ct=image[url/]
04-27-2008 08:53 AM
cherokee980 Prayers sent to you and your family. God bless!
04-27-2008 08:31 AM
parrot head Definately in my prayers man.
04-27-2008 07:28 AM
soupy1957 Here's a Google link to the hospital in Springfield, if that's where they took him. Should help with directions and phone numbers and such.

Obviously we too will keep you, your family, and your brother in prayer..

-Soupy1957
04-27-2008 05:52 AM
JCS05Rubi Not a problem at this house either, but I would be getting a lawyer involved and making sure his job pays for the medical bills....

Never heard of St. Johns, but John Hopkins is in baltimore
04-26-2008 10:39 PM
AzTJ Sending good vibes your way!
04-26-2008 10:27 PM
houseofpain11 I have prayed for him, and you're family. GOD bless!
04-26-2008 10:10 PM
crj101 Hope everything turns out ok! Your brother and family are in my prayers!
04-26-2008 10:05 PM
Scout Man I wish your brother, your family and you all the best and hope he makes a full recovery. You guys are in our prayers.
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