Asking for a handhold - DH in ICU

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peachgreen Fri 04-Sep-20 10:56:26

DH was taken into hospital last night with breathing difficulties. It was pretty minor, the paramedics weren't even going to take him in but we insisted. He's now in an induced coma on a ventilator. He's had 2 negative Covid tests so they don't think it's that but they don't know what it is.

I'm falling apart. He's my whole life. We have a 2 year old who is a complete Daddy's girl. I need him so much. I can't even be with him now because of COVID.

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LoseLooseLucy Fri 04-Sep-20 10:58:32

Aww virtual handhold here. He’s in the best place, hope he’s well soon flowers

Climbingallthetrees Fri 04-Sep-20 10:59:04

I’m so sorry you’re going through this. If he was close to dying you would be allowed to go and see him, so it’s good that you’re not. Do they have any idea what the problem is?

Heartbroken21 Fri 04-Sep-20 11:00:05

I’m so sorry OP, I can imagine the worry you’re going through- especially not being able to be with him.

Hand hold flowers

MaosChaos Fri 04-Sep-20 11:01:49

Hugs and hand holding.
Hope they can find the cause and get treatment underway.

Alexandernevermind Fri 04-Sep-20 11:02:25

How terrifying for you. He is in the best place now. Everything crossed that you have positive news soon. flowers

Moonshine160 Fri 04-Sep-20 11:02:54

Holding your hand, OP. Are they keeping you updated? I hope they find a cause and get him sorted.


catsvdogs Fri 04-Sep-20 11:06:16

Hand hold. Hope you get some answers today.

mbosnz Fri 04-Sep-20 11:07:55

I'm so sorry OP. I hope you get some answers and maybe some peace of mind today. You must be beside yourself with worry.

Heffalooomia Fri 04-Sep-20 11:08:44

🙏 for you OP

PointlessUsername Fri 04-Sep-20 11:09:27

That must be really frightening.
Hoping you get some answers today flowers

Hie2021 Fri 04-Sep-20 11:11:54

Aww a virtual handhold for you OP, that must have come as such a shock. It’s a good thing you both insisted that he be taken in.
I hope you’re able to get regular updates?

Theforest Fri 04-Sep-20 11:13:32

Handhold here too. How terrifying for you all.

eaglejulesk Fri 04-Sep-20 11:19:09

Thinking of you and hoping he improves soon. flowers

SistemaAddict Fri 04-Sep-20 11:19:42

I hope he makes a quick recovery. What a shock for you. Look after yourself and your dd and let the hospital staff look after your dh. That sounds silly but I hope you know what I mean. Prayers and thoughts with you thanks

Hairyfairy01 Fri 04-Sep-20 11:19:46

ICU staff are amazing. He is in good hands.

LlamaofDrama Fri 04-Sep-20 11:32:42

Hand hold for you. How very very scary. I hope they can tell you something soon, facts help you to handle the fear. Hugs for your little daughter as well.

peachgreen Fri 04-Sep-20 11:36:21

Getting updates every couple of hours but nothing concrete so far. I'm to call back in 15 minutes and hopefully they will let me go up. I couldn't be more terrified. I just want to be holding his hand. I love him so very deeply.

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Parkandride Fri 04-Sep-20 11:36:23

I'm so sorry you must be so frightened. Thinking of him flowers

TheSeedsOfADream Fri 04-Sep-20 11:38:22

Fingers crossed for you. flowers

peachgreen Fri 04-Sep-20 11:38:58

I just don't know what it all means, what hisnchances are. I feel sick.

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BrioLover Fri 04-Sep-20 11:40:54

Thinking of you OP thanks

ApolloandDaphne Fri 04-Sep-20 11:42:17

That sounds so worrying. We are all here for you. Hopefully the next update will be positive.

Chienloup Fri 04-Sep-20 11:42:37

Thinking of you. I hope you get some answers soon.

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