Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Pray for my dad!!

Well on Monday my dad had a really bad accident while trying to load his commercial lawnmower. It turned over on him & had him pinned underneath for almost 30 minutes before anyone heard him scream for help.. It took 4 men to pull the 1500 lbs mower off of him.. 911 was called & they took him to the hospital where they did all sorts of testing.. As of now he has 3 fractured vertebraes and 1 broke one. He also has fractured ribs,a swollen spleen,fluid & swelling around his spine, and a big knot on his head.. He was released to come home today but is on VERY strict bed rest and NO strenuous activity.. They are going to monitor him to see if his fractures or break shifts. If it does they are going to place bone cement in between the break & fractures. He is in alot of pain right now. Please say a prayer for him and for a full & speedy recovery...We are just so thankful that he is alive and not paralyzed..

2 comments:

The Powell Family said...

Hey! I didn't know you made a blog...now update it! :) LOL! LOVE YA!

Leah said...

Oh my gosh! What a horrible accident! He's so lucky someone found him. My aunt was killed about 15 years ago after a riding mower overturned on her. The back of the seat was against her chest. Each time she exhaled it would press down more, making it impossible for her to fully inhale, until she finally suffocated. The fact that your dad is alive is absolutely amazing! Please know we're praying for him!