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April 17th, 2012, 10:35 PM #1
Update on Stormrider54
To those of you who are shootin' friends with my husband, my name is Lori. I just wanted to let you know that Mike had a stroke on April 4. We went to ochsner for removal of 2 kidney stones, and blood vessels burst in his brain because his blood pressure spiked. He was in ICU then on another floor in New Orleans. Now he is in the Rehabilitation Unit at our Lady of the Lake Hospital for speech, physical, and occupational therapy every day. His right side was affected; they are teaching him, however, to strengthen his muscles, balance himself, etc. After he is discharged in a week or two, he will receive outpatient therapy==not sure where yet--probably Baton Rouge.
Both of our children flew home to be with him, and that made him very happy. He saw our grandson, JT, for the first time and fell in love! They live in South Korea and returned this morning. My daughter and granddaughter are also here from Kansas; they'll be here a few more days.
I will try to keep you updated if i see any response.
Lori GarrettWhen doctors and undertakers meet, they wink at each other.
W. C. Fields
April 17th, 2012, 10:40 PM #2
Wow, Lori. I'm new here and don't know your husband yet, but he will be in my prayers as well as the prayers of all the other members here, I'm sure. Glad he is doing better and pray he makes a complete recovery.I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve
April 17th, 2012, 10:41 PM #3
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April 17th, 2012, 10:50 PM #4
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the family here is with him!
April 17th, 2012, 10:51 PM #5
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April 17th, 2012, 10:59 PM #7
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Wow! As others have said before me, I will keep Mike in my thoughts and prayers.
April 17th, 2012, 11:02 PM #8
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April 18th, 2012, 12:21 AM #10
I met Mike at Walgreens in Prairieville after the last gun and knife show at Lamar Dixon. He was wearing his Bayou Shooter shirt he had just purchased at the show. We spoke at length while I waited for some pictures to be developed, and he told me about his kidney stones and his concerns about what was gonna happen since he couldn't pass the stones. Wow I hate to hear about his condition. Get well soon brother!
April 18th, 2012, 12:31 AM #11
April 18th, 2012, 04:34 AM #12
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This is the first I hear of this. Hope you heal quickly, so we can get that ride we had been talking about. I'm leaving today for Florida, some of those miles will be for you.
April 18th, 2012, 04:49 AM #13jaydGuest
Hang in there Mike
April 18th, 2012, 05:37 AM #14
Prayers sent for Mike and your family.What's good for me might not be good for the weak minded.
April 18th, 2012, 06:05 AM #15
Thoughts and prayers sentTodd
Men admire him, Women adore him..... anon
April 18th, 2012, 06:11 AM #16
Tell him we're thinking about him and hope to see him back on the range again soon!"Be water, my friend..."
April 18th, 2012, 06:55 AM #17
Lori thank you so much for thinking about us enough to post on here.
You guys will defintely be in our prayers.
Let us know if there's anything we can help with.__________________________________________________
~Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man
and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it,
never really care for anything else thereafter~ Ernest Hemingway
April 18th, 2012, 07:04 AM #18
Yes, definitely thanks for posting and letting us know what's going on. You all will be in our prayers.
USPSA # L3344 - CRO
Originally Posted by speedracer
April 18th, 2012, 07:06 AM #19
Thanks for letting us know; prayers sent
April 18th, 2012, 07:08 AM #20
Thoughts and prayers sent to you and Mike from another former Westbanker living in Ascension....
Get well soon buddy!!