RandyW Posted November 5, 2012 Share Posted November 5, 2012 Wanted to start a quick thread for Eric because I know he is busy with family emergency!! eric byrne Post subject: Re: CurlySue/Susan Update 11/01/2012 New postPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 12:53 pm Joined: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:53 am Posts: 1254 Location: Airdrie north Lanarkshire Hi Everyone, What a weekend,double whammie as we say here,first Susan,I just cannot believe it,I am so sad to hear of her untimely passing,too quick for me to take in.Then my young sister Linda she collapsed last week at home after vomitting up 3 pints of blood,she was rushed to Monklands Hospital ICU for emergency surgery,she has ruptured blood vessels around her liver,she responded well to treatment,Friday evening visiting,she was back to her old perky,happy self,then in the early hours of Saturday morning she vomitted again and all the progress she had made was undone,doctors and nurses fought for hours pumping blood into her as quickely as she was losing it,she had 12 units transfused into her by the time I arrived at the hospital,we did,nt get in to see her,we had to wait outside in the hospital corridor as we watched a guy passing us frequently with a shoulder bag marked human blood,she had many more "blood products",the doctors were trying to stop the bleeding to allow for her transfer to a specialist liver unit in Edinburgh,a special "shock team" arrived from Edinburgh to supervise her transfer,I got in briefly to see just to hold her hand and say a few words to her unconscious body lying in the bed whilst nurses were on the other side working on the blood lines,the scene was so sad.We were asked then by the doctor to leave as the shock team were wanting to work on her for the transfer to Edinburgh.We were not allowed a visit today,but I am told she is still critical but stable,I will let you know of any developments. My sincere condolences to all of Susans family and friends,I will miss her posts here so much.Bye for now. _________________ Regards, Eric Byrne To read my story, please follow the link : viewtopic.php?t=43268 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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