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Had a tough time and need help in the home!
I have been disabled with degenrative spine for some years however the last 18 months have been hell on earth, My husband , a big fit and healthy man took ill one night with tummy pain and was kept in local hospitals HDU for over 4 weeks, they said he had Pancreatitis,eventually after 4weeks and 3 days he became so ill they had to incubate and send him to another hospital hith intensive care unit. He remained very ill for next 48hrs and a brave surgeon operated on him coming back to apologise ...although he had mild Pancreatitis it was not ftal...he'd had an abcess somewhere else unfound and he took litre upon litre ,upon litre of pus from him. ....so sad to see someone die from peritonitis after being in medical care for over 4 weeks. He passed away on that same night at 9pm , 27th June 2016. On Sept 10th I began to feel ill and after pushing myself hard kept on my feet for another 2 days(Iwas thinking it was grief) I had to go to bed...when my daughter came home she realised i was burning up...needless to say I didn't want to go to local hospital and remained at hone for another 5 days,,,by then I was too ill to care but refused ambulance and went bycar. I was taken immediatly as yhey observed how ill i was...to make this a shorter story ...I had sepsis yet no one could find from where and I was ready for home after 12 days when it struck again. This time when I was able enough they carries out ct scan , echo and lots of blood tests ....discovered I had a very faulty aortic valve which in turn had caused an aneurysm and many other heart issues.They also discovered a tumour in right lung, I was then sent for a pet scan and within 8 weeks had 1/3rd of lung removed....they then waited from Dec 4th until June 22nd (I did have pleursy and pheumonia in between) before doing the heart surgery, I now have a mechanical valve and grafts.....first few months were hell as heart went into very fast mode allowing me another 12 day hospital stay, I still have another cardio-vascular surgery as my sub-claviab artery is blocked to pin point but they think my body will nt be strong enough untill 12 mths have passed.....needing so many things in the home and just do not know where to turn to HELP??