Wednesday, August 24

Miracles Do Happen

Monday night we had a horrible thing happen. My 2 sweet dogs were out side and some idiot shot my Ginger with a pellet riffle. I ran out and saw what had happened and somehow managed to get dressed, wrap her up and get her across town to the emergency after hours vet. She was in shock. It took the whole night to get her stabilized and then on Tuesday they did surgery. As of this morning she is doing pretty good. The shot ended up in her lung about 1/4" from her heart. This is a dangerous area to be messing around in, but the surgery was a success. They have a special anesthesiologist there that studied in Colorado for special surgical events such as this and what a blessing she was available for Ginger. Really the whole night was blessed. Driving across town like a crazed bat/discovering I didn't have my glasses on/the street sign had been out at the hospital but was on when I came down the street/she held on till I got her there and then the doctors were able to pull her threw to this point. All these things are amazing. What my sister calls "A God Thing" - I was doing some feverish praying while driving. We got about 3 hours of sleep that night and had my husband's first appointment with a cardiologist the following morning. I'd been a nervous wreck about this appointment for almost 2 weeks. We got good news that surgery wasn't needed now and we'll just need to be alert to how he's doing and get regular check ups. 
I'm still pretty much worthless till I hear how Ginger is doing. The only thing I've been able to do is work on my zen doodle - that seems to pretty much calm my mind more than anything else. 

5 comments:

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

I'm so very glad your Ginger is holding her own.

Great news on your DHs appointment also.

Definitely "A God Thing"

Vicki @ DottyJane said...

That's awful! Thank goodness for the 24 hour vets. I'm glad she's stable and will say a little prayer for her...and you!

Gene Black said...

Glad to hear Ginger survived her ordeal. I hope she continues to do well.

Sandie said...

What an awful thing to happen!
Praying that Ginger is going to be fine soon.
And Hubby too of course!

Take care,
Hugs,

Sandie xx

Barb said...

Why would someone do that? Glad all is well...and good luck with hubby today.