My friend from home, 'Big Lynne' (she's tall) has been in a deliberate coma for a week. She was taken into hospital with pneumonia and deteriorated quickly, so the hospital put her into a sleep to help her cope. Last Friday my friend Sue phoned to say that she had been read the last rites, and I've been in a state ever since.
This evening I received a phone call from Sue to say that the hospital had been easing her off the medication in order to test her brain activity, and she literally just 'switched on' ... although she's still desperately poorly and doesn't know where she is, they are hopeful that as she can 'hold her own' then she will make a recovery.
Obviously, she will never be the person she was, but she's with us - and to me that counts for a helluva lot.
If you believe in a god, then please pray for my friend Big Lynne, and if you don't, then please send healing thoughts her way .. the power of prayer is bigger than us.
God bless you and heal you Lynne - I love you xxxxxxxx