Monday, September 19, 2011

a different sort of weekend

(my brother johnny, my mom + my sister becca)

this weekend my brother, who has had type 1 diabetes since he was 13, was taken to the er because of a severe diabetic reaction called diabetic ketoacidosis. he has been in the icu since saturday, but he is now stabilized and is recovering. hopefully he will get out of the icu soon and be released. 

grateful for so much, 
including that he just got a new job which gave him new insurance this month,
 and that his friend could tell something was wrong with him, 
and that she called his roommate who took him to the hospital.

looking forward to him being healthy & home.


  1. Susannah, I am so sad to read this and so full of hope that Johnny continues to heal and recuperate. Thinking of you and your family, my friend. xoxo

  2. ditto to Hannah's comment! love to you & your fam

  3. That is some serious biz, Sooz! So glad to hear Johnny is healing and that he has people close enough to him to be able to notice things are amiss. Sending love and prayers your way...

  4. Sounds like a very intense weekend. I hope he's on the mend and home soon.

  5. xoxoxoxo to all of you

  6. Love you, Sooz.

  7. so many prayers coming your way--and for your brother as well! T1 diabetes is so's a lifelong battle, but he's so blessed to have such a loving and supportive group of friends and family around him. hang in there! xoxo {av}


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