24 hours can change a world

30 Nov

24 hours ago, I was sleeping peacefully. blissfully unaware that my husband would be waking me up, having a stroke. my amazing 27 year old husband. who knew that in the future hours to come, he would be poked, prodded, moved to three different rooms in two separate hospitals. that the high point of my day would come when eye contact would be made, his good arm reaching up and being pulled in for a kiss. that we would celebrate something as simple as a flinch from pain. that our future plans – this week, next month, the year to come would flip on it’s head.

24 hours ago was a whole different world.

46 Responses to “24 hours can change a world”

  1. Badass Geek November 30, 2010 at 5:15 am #

    Wow. I am so sorry. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Shari November 30, 2010 at 5:55 am #

    Oh man! What horrible news! You all are in my prayers!

  3. Amber Brown November 30, 2010 at 6:26 am #

    Love you, Kat. Praying for you and Ryan.

  4. keli November 30, 2010 at 6:29 am #

    oh my gosh, i have been offline from twitter and had NO idea this was happening. i am so sorry, k. you guys are in my prayers and thoughts.

  5. Dallas Ann November 30, 2010 at 7:00 am #

    Oh honey. I’ve been praying ever since I heard. We are here for you, for the long haul, doing everything within our power to help.

  6. Jessica November 30, 2010 at 7:14 am #

    Stay strong. Keep us posted! We’re all here for you…praying and thinking healing thoughts

    • Jade @ Tasting Grace November 30, 2010 at 8:33 am #

      Oh my goodness! How terrifying! I wish you all the strength in the world and hope everything will pass soon. We send our prayers and love.

  7. Deanna November 30, 2010 at 8:37 am #

    Even though we’ve never met, I’m glad you’re my bloggy friend. This is such a shock. I just wanted you to know that I’m praying for you and hubby’s quick recovery. Not sure if you have family close by, but let me know if there is anything I can do.

  8. Missy November 30, 2010 at 9:21 am #

    We are here. Always. Love you 3. ❤ Missy, Dan, Colin, Cayden

  9. Jamie November 30, 2010 at 9:31 am #

    Kathy, I can’t even imagine what you are going through. I will be praying for your husband, and you and baby Avi, too.

  10. kbreints November 30, 2010 at 9:43 am #

    I have not stopped thinking about you and praying for you all since I heard the news yesterday morning. I am so very sorry. I will keep you in my prayers and hope that each minute brings recovery. ((hugs))

  11. Jessica November 30, 2010 at 11:40 am #

    I read prayers for you on kbreints blog. My heart sank as this would be my worst nightmare; anything happening to my husband, as only 24 short hours ago we celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary.

    Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers!!

  12. Brandi November 30, 2010 at 1:02 pm #

    Sending prayers your way!

  13. Heather November 30, 2010 at 1:10 pm #

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your husband in this trying time.

  14. Kate November 30, 2010 at 4:18 pm #

    You are so strong. And your strength passes into him also! Much love and funneling healing vibes to you and yours!

  15. Yo-yo Mama November 30, 2010 at 4:53 pm #

    OH MY GOD! I just checked in on Facebook as well to see if there’s any new news on his condition. I have you all in my thoughts and I know that each day will bring the “whys” in sharper focus as well as the healing. My cousin of 46 (which is still young to me) had a stroke about 6 weeks ago and every day she gets better and better with love and hard work.

  16. Leah November 30, 2010 at 7:21 pm #

    I’m so sorry you’re having to go through all this Kathy. You were just their for me, I can’t believe it’s your turn now. All I keep thinking, is ‘we’re young’ Why are these things happening at our age. It’s so hard to wrap my head around.

    But Ryan has you to take care of him, and you have your family (and me) to take care of you. All will work it self out. Prayers are with you my dear!!

  17. JenniferB November 30, 2010 at 8:48 pm #

    Oh. Honey, I’m so sorry. All the love and healing in the world to you.

  18. Shanna December 1, 2010 at 6:28 am #

    Came here via DD to just tell you my thoughts are with you and your family and I am hoping that he recovers fully and can be home with the family soon.

  19. Heather December 1, 2010 at 7:27 am #

    So sorry to hear this. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  20. antropologa December 1, 2010 at 7:31 am #

    Best wishes.

  21. BigP's Heather December 1, 2010 at 8:20 am #

    Here via Yo-yo Mama…

    I’m so sorry. I will praying for your family.

  22. Serenity December 1, 2010 at 8:30 am #

    Here from YoYo Mama’s blog. My thoughts are with you all; health and healing and recovery and love.


  23. Brandy December 1, 2010 at 9:07 am #

    I am new to your site but found you through Dawn. I can’t imagine what you’re going through right now and am so sorry. I just wanted you to know that I’m out here in the world praying for your husband and your family and will most definitely continue to do so.

  24. Sami December 1, 2010 at 11:58 am #

    Here from Yo Yo Ma’s blog. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  25. Betty M December 1, 2010 at 12:54 pm #

    Her from Yo Yo Mama to wish you a speedy recovery.

  26. Kellie December 1, 2010 at 1:14 pm #

    Here via YoYoMama.

    Hoping your husband gets well soon. How scary.

  27. catizhere December 1, 2010 at 1:20 pm #

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Any friend of DD’s is a friend of mine.

  28. Val December 1, 2010 at 1:36 pm #

    Prayers & best wishes from this complete stranger ;-)!

    Hang in there – he’s young, he’s strong, he’ll make it back from this. (advice from your friendly Internet veterinarian)

  29. Erin December 1, 2010 at 2:04 pm #

    I came over from Yo-yo Ma’s blog to say how sorry I am, and to hope that he fully recovers very, very quickly.

  30. irshlas December 1, 2010 at 7:27 pm #

    here via Yo-Yo mama: don’t know you but wishing you nothing but peace a quick recovery for the Mister. Blessings be for your family.

  31. a December 1, 2010 at 7:34 pm #

    I’m so sorry…I hope your husband will make a quick and full recovery.

    (Here from Mama Said Knock You Out)

  32. KC December 1, 2010 at 8:29 pm #

    I am so sorry. Sending positive vibes through the entire for your family.

  33. Michaela December 2, 2010 at 9:26 pm #

    Sending lots of good wishes and prayers your way!

  34. Janet December 3, 2010 at 9:00 am #

    Stopping by to offer my prayers of support and for a full recovery for your husband.

  35. bzmomma December 3, 2010 at 3:00 pm #

    thinking and praying for you and your family…hope things are getting better…

  36. Charlotte December 3, 2010 at 4:14 pm #

    Kathy….I am so sorry to hear about your husband. Your family will be in my thoughts as you start down the road to healing and recovery.

  37. Jen December 7, 2010 at 4:01 am #

    I am so sorry I’ll be keeping you and your family in my thoughts.

  38. katelin December 8, 2010 at 6:47 pm #

    ohmygoodness i am just catching up, i am so so sorry and hope everything is okay with your husband. you and your family are very much in my prayers and thoughts right now.

  39. Midwest Mommy December 9, 2010 at 5:43 pm #

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Wishing for a speedy recovery.


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