Sparky’s heart is thriving on new meds, but he misses mom Elaine who in hospital with a stroke

Sparky’s heart is doing well with our prayers, but he misses mom Elaine in the hospital. Photo: Julie Crosby

PRAY FOR: Sparky, 16 yo, and mom Elaine. Lord Jesus we praise You and thank You for Sparky’s heart correction on the new med, but our hearts go out to his elderly mom, Elaine. We ask that You would continue to keep Sparky happy and comfortable as he misses his mom. We ask for healing for mom Elaine’s body, if that would be Your will. Please protect her if she needs to go to a rehab facility, as that could put her at risk for Covid. We ask for Your protection and peace for Sparky and Elaine, as well as the measure of healing You discern is needed here. In the Name of Adonai Rohi. God our Shepherd. Amen. <3 Caren

Julie Crosby 8-10-20: Sparky is doing good on his medication. However, we’ve had him here for over a week. His mom, Elaine, is in the hospital. We’re not really sure what is going on with her. But, we are ready to keep Sparky as long as needed. Last I heard, she is being checked for Covid.thanks for asking

Psalm 71:1-4 In you, O Lord, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame! In your righteousness deliver me and rescue me; incline your ear to me, and save me! Be to me a rock of refuge, to which I may continually come; you have given the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress. Rescue me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of the unjust and cruel man. For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth. …

JUL 13, 2020, 8:42 AM
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People are praying for Sparky and Elaine πŸ’—πŸ™Caren

People have prayed for Sparky from around the world.


JUL 13, 2020, 10:30 AM
Julie Crosby
Yes, I’ve tried to respond to all the comments.πŸ’• prayer works!
JUL 13, 2020, 11:41 AM
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Is he doing any better?
JUL 13, 2020, 7:37 PM
Julie Crosby
He’s 16, so he sleeps most of the time. The hope of him taking the medication to prevent his heart from working harder. The goal is that his heart won’t continue to enlarge and that he won’t develop CHF. It will take time to see how effective the treatment is. But, he’s eating well and seems happy with his life.πŸ’• thanks for asking😊
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Is it Lasix?
Julie Crosby
No. So far he doesn’t have any fluid on his X-Ray. He’s on enalipril
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Oh, right. Praying that God makes it work! πŸ’—πŸ™πŸ€—
Julie Crosby
Amen.πŸ’– us, too.πŸ’– thanks
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JUL 22, 2020, 6:50 AM
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How’s Sparky doing?
JUL 22, 2020, 10:02 AM
Julie Crosby
He seems to be doing OK, thank you.πŸ’“


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AUG 9, 2020, 7:19 AM
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Any news on Sparky? πŸ’—πŸ™Caren
AUG 9, 2020, 9:54 AM
Julie Crosby
Sparky is doing good on his medication. However, we’ve had him here for over a week. His mom, Elaine, is in the hospital. We’re not really sure what is going on with her. But, we are ready to keep Sparky as long as needed. Last I heard, she is being checked for Covid.thanks for asking
SUN 11:34 AM
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Oh dear! I should do an update is it okay for me to do one in the morning?
This picture should work thanks
Victor and I will be praying for her we’re going up to the mountains to hike. I know you are usually a night owl. See if you can get a final update for me before you go to bed tonight on Elaine and her condition, if she has covid-19. I surely hope not!
Julie Crosby
I will try and find out what her test results are.πŸ’– enjoy your time in nature
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SUN 9:14 PM
I talked to Elaine this evening. She does not have Covid. ( thank God) they believe she’s had a stroke. She isn’t able to have an MRI, but they want her to have a CT. And they want her to have therapy. Elaine isn’t clear about what they’ll do or when. I’m hoping she will go to a rehabilitation facility. I don’t think she’d have good PT in her apartment. Of course, going to a rehabilitation facility might get her infected with Covid. So I am praying she has what is best and what helps her recover


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Ok good. Oh boy, poor lady.
You’d be surprised what a good job they can manage to do with PT on a home basis. If she has the right person they can do a pretty good job. A lot of PT aids can be bought online inexpensively these days. I have done it for myself and Victor had a home therapist, to help him at the beginning of the lockdown. If it’s a stroke it may be occupational therapy that’s needed most and that can definitely be done at home. Indeed sometimes it’s better done in the person’s environment.

It’s late for me I need to sign off but do you know what was affected by the stroke? Has she lost the use of a limb or appendage?

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