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Offline Thirsty_Monk

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Re: Babalu
« Reply #90 on: September 05, 2010, 03:09:03 AM »
Any news about Jeff?
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #91 on: September 05, 2010, 01:29:45 PM »
Good question?

I guess we'll wait until Frank checks in.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #92 on: September 05, 2010, 03:28:00 PM »
Hopefully, no news means good news.   Still pulling for ya Jeff! 

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Re: Babalu
« Reply #93 on: September 06, 2010, 07:25:54 PM »
Update: 9/6/2010

Some more good news today.  First off, Jeff's been off the ventilator all day today!  He's breathing completely on his own.  The doctors were surprised at how quickly they were able to wean him off the ventilator.   

The preliminary results of the MRI showed no drastic damage to his brain, beyond what they would expect to see at this point.  The family will meet with the neurology team tomorrow to get the full details of the MRI results.  The anti seizure drugs continue to keep him drowsy.  So we'll continue to wait for them to try and wake him. 

His wife and the family have been noticing that Jeff seems to be more responsive when they're talking to him.  He's been moving his eyes more (like when you're dreaming) and he's now moving his jaw.  When they were moving him to the new bed he opened his eyes briefly.

As always keep the good thoughts and prayers flowing.

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Re: Babalu
« Reply #94 on: September 06, 2010, 07:42:58 PM »
Frank, thanks for the update.  Looks like it is possitve news, and I am hoping for better news in the future.  Keeping the fingers crossed.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #95 on: September 06, 2010, 08:15:37 PM »
Very glad to hear the latest news, Frank. Sounds pretty positive!
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #96 on: September 06, 2010, 08:41:18 PM »
Better news is always good news.  Thanks for the update Frank.

Hoping for the best for Jeff.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #97 on: September 06, 2010, 10:11:25 PM »
Thank you for the update Frank.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #98 on: September 06, 2010, 10:50:52 PM »
Thank you for the update. Steps in the right direction.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #99 on: September 06, 2010, 11:07:38 PM »
good stuff - glad to hear!
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #100 on: September 06, 2010, 11:16:41 PM »
Thanks. Hang in there, Jeff! Just think how good that first homebrew will taste!
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #101 on: September 06, 2010, 11:24:47 PM »
Glad to hear it. Hope he is back among those brewing, real soon.
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #102 on: September 07, 2010, 12:16:32 AM »
Great news, thanks for the update!
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #103 on: September 07, 2010, 12:51:21 AM »
Good stuff!  Keep it up Jeff!
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Re: Babalu
« Reply #104 on: September 07, 2010, 03:36:14 AM »
Thanks for the update, Frank.  Thoughts and prayers continue for Jeff and his family for his full and speedy recovery.
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