4/1/06 5:30 pm

April 1, 2006 at 6:56 pm 1 comment

Mike's condition has remained stable and, for the most part, unchanged throughout the day.  Part of his treatment required the use of a short-term sedative this morning, and Dr. Brayton was not surprised that Mike's responsiveness was off, when he met with Mike this afternoon.  However, Mike's nurse, Angela, commented that she may have seen an effort to show her two fingers around 4:00 pm, so we are hopeful going into this evening that Mike can show us a little more before the day ends.  Please pray that his responses not only strengthen, but that they improve in consistency.

Specific things to pray for could include opening his eyes in response to a verbal request or spontaneously, or any movement of his lips in an effort to speak (the oxygen line would, of course, preclude any audible speech at this time).

I will be with Mike for much of the night, trying to encourage him to really push himself.  Look for another update later tonight!  Pray for exciting news!

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  • 1. Chris Kritsas  |  April 3, 2006 at 8:30 pm

    hey I go to wws and dan orr is my young life dude and tonight he told me the story and what happend and my prayers and thoughts are for you and i hope everything turns out for the best. and if your anything like dan you are doing a great job and those kids love you at naperville like we love dan. Once again my family and my prayers are with you and your family.

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