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Things are not as planned. Please read!

Hi all. This is Galen-dp, Teal's SO.

Things have not gone as were planned. First, the surgery did not happen. Second, Teal is in the hospital.

Here is what has happened.

Yesterday morning Teal woke up about 4:30am throwing up and a fever and in massive pain. I got her into see her regular doctor at 10am. Diagnosis was stomach flu. The pain caused by the throwing up screwing up her back. Her pain was at a 10+ and blowing right through her medication. We were told to have her rest and get lots of fluids. Also given an anti-nausea drug.

I took her home and got the Rx filled. It didn't help that much, and her pain didn't go down at all (that I could tell).

At around 5pm she had a seizure of some kind. I called 911 and off to Rose Hospital ER she went. The ER got her stabilized and had her admitted. They were thinking the seizure was illness related.

I went home and collapsed (see later on).

I talked to her this morning and the supervising doctor from our clinic decided to have a MRI of her brain done today.

I take it from this that this doctor does not think it is illness related.

I was going to write this last night, but I crashed. The stress of dealing with this, and finding out (in the middle of all of this) that my mom had congestive hart failure earlier in the day (she is alive), has been too much. I collapsed when I got home. If not for K (Teals OSO) and aysosytreeo I would not be able to make it through this.

I'm going to take a shower now and go in to see Teal. I'll update when I get a chance.


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Dec. 16th, 2008 08:15 pm (UTC)
Thinking of you guys, looking forward to the updates.
Dec. 16th, 2008 08:21 pm (UTC)
Thank you for taking the time to update here. Best wishes for all your family's health and recovery, and yours.
Dec. 16th, 2008 08:41 pm (UTC)
oh wow what a horrible day! :( fingers crossed that it's nothing serious (both for Teal and for your mum)
Dec. 16th, 2008 08:42 pm (UTC)
Sending lots of good thoughts and energy. Thanks for updating us!
Dec. 16th, 2008 08:42 pm (UTC)
*sending healing vibes to all*
Dec. 16th, 2008 08:48 pm (UTC)
Let us know!
I'm good to bring distractions and/or food and definitely good wishes.
Dec. 16th, 2008 09:02 pm (UTC)
please, please keep us updated. and please tell teal that she is in my heart and i am sending her love.
Dec. 16th, 2008 09:06 pm (UTC)
=( you'll all be in my thoughts, and if there's anything we can fetch or do for you guys let us know and we'll do our best!
Dec. 16th, 2008 09:24 pm (UTC)
Candles lit for all of you!!!! Give her our love, and take care of yourself as well. *hugs*
Dec. 16th, 2008 09:32 pm (UTC)
I've got some good energy to spare right now. (I almost typed let me shaft it your way, but somehow I think Loki would laugh at all of us if I did it like that.) I'm sending some of it y'all's way.

If there's something we can do, let us know. We're not that far away right now and a little driving never hurt anyone if you need help later on.

Dec. 16th, 2008 09:57 pm (UTC)
We're thinking of her, and of your mom, and of all of you. Sending energy for healing and stress relief and the best possible outcome for all of you.
Dec. 16th, 2008 10:01 pm (UTC)
Thank you for letting us know, and I am so sorry to hear all this. I will be keeping both Teal and your mom in my thoughts and wishing them all the best for speedy recoveries.
Dec. 16th, 2008 10:12 pm (UTC)
Sending healing thoughts her way and yours ...
Dec. 16th, 2008 10:16 pm (UTC)
thank you for the update.

our thoughts are with you all.
Dec. 16th, 2008 10:18 pm (UTC)
The Greenfield mass is sending all the good energy we can spare for you and Doc. You are in our thoughts for sure and thank you for updating us all.
Dec. 16th, 2008 11:20 pm (UTC)
*hugs* to you and I'll light a candle.
Dec. 17th, 2008 12:28 am (UTC)
Thinking of you all and wishing the best.
Dec. 17th, 2008 01:29 am (UTC)
Sending A my love and healing energy. Sending you and the family calm and rest. Thank you for the update.
Dec. 17th, 2008 03:58 am (UTC)
Oh, dear dear dear dear! :(

Good luck and good health to you and your loved ones.
Dec. 17th, 2008 04:29 am (UTC)
Wishing her all the best!
Dec. 17th, 2008 04:43 am (UTC)
I am so sad to hear this.

Please continue to take good care of yourself and thank you for updating.

I know you're taking good care of her and as for me, I will pray to the powers that be for strength for you both and wisdom for her physicians.
Dec. 17th, 2008 05:07 am (UTC)
We will be thinking of you all here too. Judith, Adam, Brendan
Dec. 17th, 2008 05:12 am (UTC)
I will keep you all in my thoughts.
Dec. 17th, 2008 05:16 am (UTC)
Thank you for taking the time to post this. I will keep you all in my heart and prayers. Take care of yourself. I hope all works out for Teal and your mom.

Dec. 17th, 2008 06:37 am (UTC)
Count me in on the energy front. She was there for me during a pretty tough time in my life and I only wish I could offer more.

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