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earnhardt1
07-29-2007, 04:59 AM
dont know how bad right now but he is ina medical induced coma he was hit by a rig and was not wearing his helmet.. damn pa laws.... anyways as of yesterday he lost an ear and eyesocket and has multiple internal injuries,,, they had to life flight him to a trama center in wv since he was close to the pa/wv line......... i love him like a 2nd dad please pray the speeed limit at teh spot was 75 so i can guess he was prob doing a good 80 when they hit

earnhardt1
07-29-2007, 04:59 AM
sorry i put it in the wrong spot.....

vicky122
07-29-2007, 05:10 AM
I hope your stepdad will be ok.

Angelseyes28
07-29-2007, 05:42 AM
Just said a prayer, please keep us updated when you can. {{{{Hugs}}}}

earnhardt1
07-29-2007, 05:56 AM
we havent heard anything else yet we jsut know it was bad... haevnt seen the paper yet to find out more info dont know if it will be in the pa paper or wv paper

freeby4me
07-29-2007, 06:18 AM
(((HUGS))) Going out...please keep us updated.

okie
07-29-2007, 06:30 AM
Saying a little prayer for you.

ahippiechic
07-29-2007, 08:39 AM
Lighting a candle of y'all!

BeanieLuvR
07-29-2007, 11:31 AM
Praying for your stepdad and you. Please let us know when you hear something.

Tashagirl
07-29-2007, 03:04 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with you,your step dad and your whole family!

Val1
07-29-2007, 05:56 PM
I'n so sorry to hear about this accident - prayers going up for your stepdad! Please let us know how he AND your family are holding up!

queenangie
07-29-2007, 06:16 PM
Prayers for your step-Dad!

So sorry! Particularly it is difficult when you are a long distance apart.

(((Hugs)))

earnhardt1
07-29-2007, 06:17 PM
well so far no change in condition.... the didnt even know who he was for 12 hrs.... the only way he was identified was the hospital found his cell phone and started callin ppl in it..... and his sister ansered and they asked her to identify him by tattoos.....they tried to remove him form coma last night but had to put him right back under..... he did squeeze the nurses hand this am... the details of the accident are very sketchy to ppl right now there are a few conflicting stories.... i am just so upset my son has been crying that he dont want his pappy to die.... thanks everyone it happened by morgantown wv around 12 am yesterday

BeanieLuvR
07-29-2007, 09:29 PM
Sorry to hear that there has been no change. I feel very bad for your son. I wil pray for comfort for him. It is a good sign that he was able to squeeze the nurses hand. I will continue to pray for healing. Let us know when you hear anything.

Val1
07-30-2007, 05:17 PM
His squeezing the nurses hand is a good sign. I'm praying for him, E1. I have a cousin who suffered major brain trauma in a head on collision and he was in a coma for six weeks followed by much rehab - we all thought he might die and it was a very difficult time, but he made it through.

I know that at MWT both Kate and I have dealt with similar injuries in our families and that Tay is dealing with a family member with traumatic brain injury from a vehicle accident right now - so if you need some support or sharing or just good listeners, we're there for you.

:hug to your son - this has to be very frightening for him. I hope your stepdad continues to show some hopeful signs...his body may need the coma to recuperate for some time...

aussiegirl
07-30-2007, 07:06 PM
So sorry. Will keep you and your family in my prayers

earnhardt1
07-31-2007, 07:57 PM
ok update.... he is off the ventilator has 3 bleeds in his brain and 4 broken ribs.. needs major facial reconstruction.....neck isnot broken they removed his brace today...he is still in icu and in crital but stable condition all i know so far so keep the prayers coming guys thanks so much lots of love...... my son is doing a lil better but still very upset he has never dealt with anything like this before adn it is really still bugging him..

vicky122
07-31-2007, 08:00 PM
Glad he is doing a little better. And he will get stronger day after day.

earnhardt1
07-31-2007, 08:22 PM
hes a fighter so i know he will be ok it kills me thought that he is so far away in the hospital adn the family did nt put on me visitors list since he and my mom divorced... so i cant even go see him

earnhardt1
08-05-2007, 08:26 AM
ok well just an update nothing has changed as of yesterday.... i am so depressed.....

Val1
08-05-2007, 09:33 AM
Is there anyway you could send a thinking of you card to his family and ask to be put on the list, or are there past hard feelings there? The fact that he is stable is a good sign, try not to get too down - these kind of accidents take a long time to recover from. Thank GOD his neck was not broken and hopefully they can staunch the bleeds.

I'm sure this is hard for you and your son. Writing your stepdad a letter and allowing your son to, as well as sending something to the hospital, I think would be good for both of you as well as your stepdad. :hugs I hope he continues to mend, prayers for his recovery!

kimberlya
08-05-2007, 12:35 PM
hope he is doing okay and makes it through all this.
Praying for your family to be okay through all this.

lymi
08-05-2007, 06:43 PM
I feel so bad for you. Improvement is great. I pray he gets better. That little boy is in my prayers too, along with you. I'm sure you are having a really tough time, and I wish I could do more. I will for sure pray for you though

earnhardt1
08-06-2007, 02:47 AM
thnaks guys i cant call i cant do anyting until he is out of icu adn it is killin me

Pepsi4me
08-06-2007, 03:21 AM
I hope everything turns out ok & hopefully you will get to see him.


:hug

Juli67
08-06-2007, 05:49 AM
prayers and hugs to the family.

earnhardt1
08-21-2007, 02:32 PM
update!!!!!!!! he has been moved to a rehad facility for brain rehab... he is having problems remembering friends and family and his beloved pet rottie died last saturday in my moms arms at an animal hospital.. they have had him since he was born 11 yrs ago

lymi
08-21-2007, 05:40 PM
I'm so sorry for the dog. They mean so much to us , don't they. It sounds like your stepdad is making progress. I will continue to pray. Keep us informed. can you at least talk to him on the phone now. Any contact would be good for you

earnhardt1
08-21-2007, 05:49 PM
no i havent gotten to yet but i am gonna get the addy so the lil guy can make a picture for him and send it to him

Army-Mom
08-22-2007, 01:11 AM
my prayers are with your family..

lymi
08-24-2007, 05:08 PM
Need an update on your stepdad. Praying for the best