[Bards] Wormy: A Little More Serious

Padraig Ruad O Maolagain padraig_ruad at irishbard.org
Thu Sep 23 06:43:16 PDT 2004

I'm praying as hard as I know how.

God guide the hands of the surgeon, give him grace beyond his skill to 
heal our friend, and continue to give Wormy courage and strength to 
deal with this trial.


> I'd like to add our prayers and love to the list of people who are in 
need also.
> Claryce, tell your mother I send her all my best......she is a great 
> Daniel and Dain, I grieve for your loss and will keep you and your 
family in my prayers.
> And now I'm afraid I have to add to the fun. Bear with me here, it's 
a little complicated.
> Wormy was born prematurely, and his aortic valve was malformed. 
Instead of having 3 parts to it, it only has 2, and was therefore weak 
to begin with. He did not know this however, until today when the 
doctor told him.  They have done multiple EKG's and at least one 
Ultrasound Doppler study, which looks at blood flow. 
> It seems the infection in his blood has damaged the already weakened 
heart valve. He has been moved to ICU and will have heart surgery to 
repair the valve. It will most likely be done in the next 24 hours.
> I went to see him and other than being scared as hell, he's doing 
really well. The doctors say that since he is young and healthy (other 
than that valve thing) he has a excellent chance of sucess and 
> He is supposed to have someone call me and let me know when the 
surgery will be performed, and as always, when I know something, you'll 
> Pray, brothers and sisters.....pray real hard so we can get our 
family through this difficult turn of the wheel, and get back to 
howlin' , huntin' , and causing a ruckus like we should.
> Lonely howl up to the sky,
> Elanor

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