I need a hand to hold please - part 2

(407 Posts)
WhenSantaGotStuckUpACunnyFunt Mon 31-Dec-12 20:04:01

My second thread. The first is awaiting deletion due to details that were in the thread.

Basically, my brother is in intensive care with multiple stab wounds, he is stable, but critical. So he could go either way.

At the moment it doesn't feel real to me, I feel like I'm in a soap or something! It's very surreal sad

Sunnywithshowers Mon 31-Dec-12 22:01:46

Here's my hand again OP. Thinking of you, your DB and your family xxx

WhenSantaGotStuckUpACunnyFunt Mon 31-Dec-12 22:15:40

Awful isn't it Horse? I'm just thankful the news doesn't have all the details of his injuries.

Thank you everybody, it feels better to talk to a bunch of random strangers smile my mum said I can talk to her about it but I don't want to worry her, with mumsnet there's always someone around to chat to, my mum has to sleep sometime!

FiaGrace Mon 31-Dec-12 22:19:33

I hope you all manage to get some rest and your db has a settled and peaceful night.

WhenSantaGotStuckUpACunnyFunt Mon 31-Dec-12 22:20:06

I'm still waiting to hear how his tracheostomy went! It was supposed to be over at 8pm, I texted my mum at half 8, no news yet, my sister (who is there with mum) said she'd let me know when they knew.

WhenSantaGotStuckUpACunnyFunt Mon 31-Dec-12 22:25:15

Ooh I feel like a rebel, I've just had an entire thread deleted. [rebel] <neglects to mention I requested it to be deleted>

StillSlightlyCrumpled Mon 31-Dec-12 22:27:11

Oh no! You must be in shock at the same time as trying to deal with it all. Good to hear you are all being looked after. Hope you hear how his op went soon.

chinam Mon 31-Dec-12 22:28:06

Op, wishing your brother a full and speedy recovery. Take care of yoursef too. You've had a terrible shock.

WholeLottaRosie Mon 31-Dec-12 22:38:33

Best wishes being sent to your DB, how awful for you all sad

ILikeWhisperingToo Mon 31-Dec-12 22:40:27

Op - the location references make it very easy to google from this thread, just thought Id mention.

Horsemad Mon 31-Dec-12 22:43:48

He's getting the best attention OP, hope u get some info on his condition soon.

IncogKNEEto Mon 31-Dec-12 22:55:05

Offering another hand to hold op, wishing your brother all the best for a speedy recovery <unmumsnetty hug>

foslady Mon 31-Dec-12 23:01:15

Here's my hand too - hoping for the best for you all

Santasapunkatheart Mon 31-Dec-12 23:01:25

Wishing him a recovery in 2013. Sending hugs and healing.

lisad123everybodydancenow Mon 31-Dec-12 23:04:41

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

TheSecretCervixDNCOP Mon 31-Dec-12 23:24:21

Offering a hand and wishing your brother a speedy recovery.

WhenSantaGotStuckUpACunnyFunt Mon 31-Dec-12 23:38:45

His tracheostomy went well, just heard back from my mum.

LegoAcupuncture Mon 31-Dec-12 23:40:15

Glad it went well.

Thinking of you all x

Horsemad Mon 31-Dec-12 23:40:41

Glad it went well.

Sunnywithshowers Mon 31-Dec-12 23:51:55

Glad to hear it. Big hugs xxx

lunar1 Tue 01-Jan-13 10:02:37

How are things thus morning?still thinking of you

ZebraInHiding Tue 01-Jan-13 10:23:04

So sorry to hear your news. Wishing you and your family all the strength you need and that your brother has a speedy recovery.

ChestyNut Tue 01-Jan-13 10:57:56

How awful cunnyfunt sad

How is DB this morning?

<<passes over chocolate>>

WhenSantaGotStuckUpACunnyFunt Tue 01-Jan-13 12:02:44

On my way to see him now with my mum and sister. Both his lungs had collapsed and one is back to normal, and the other lung isn't quite as bad as it was.

SecretSantaFix Tue 01-Jan-13 12:13:31

Hope there is better news when you get there.

Sunnywithshowers Tue 01-Jan-13 14:48:24

Thinking of you all xxx

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