Thursday night update-10-11-2012; from Dad

The medical team will continue to tweak Shane’s medication through the next couple of days to keep him calm but at the same time set him up to wake up and work towards understanding his situation. Tomorrow at around 10am they will treat his back by performing an internal flush of his wound to ensure that there are no issues with infection. There was some discussion today with removing the air tube and inserting a tube in his trachea: this is preferred over the air tube through his mouth.

The challenge with Shane is that he knows there is something seriously wrong but does not know what. He has a hard time getting comfortable and moves around a lot then starts to sort of panic which causes him to breathe in a labored manner. Prior to him being sedated today he stated he is “starting to freak out” and was calling out for help.

His older brother came up from Virginia today and spent time speaking with him. We are confident he knows he is here and recognizes his voice. Also, Father Simon and his assistant from the local Parish in Cheshire came and spent some amazing time with us and our family. We spent some quality time together in prayer over Shane holding hands and lifting him up.

For the night he is resting and will begin anew in the morning. He will have a full day tomorrow and everybody is working so hard to continue moving forward. Thank you for your continued love and support!


15 thoughts on “Thursday night update-10-11-2012; from Dad

  1. What a gift that he opened his eyes and was able to relate to those around him. No matter how hilly the terrain, steps forward are promising. And as you clearly know, you dont walk alone. My prayers are with Shane and your whole family.

  2. Hi Shane and Family,
    I am sad to hear about your accident, but my thoughts and prayers are with you as you progress toward your recovery. Just remember you are never alone, God and your church
    family are always with you. Bobby and Scotty said they just saw you a few weeks ago when you came into Subway and Chick-fil-A–they are praying for you also. It will be a difficult journey, but I know you have the strength and will to go forward. Thinking of you always and praying for you!!

    Love, Joe, Robin, Bobby and Scotty Howell

  3. We are all so thankful of the updates, sure hope and pray his recovery will be soon. Shane we all know you have the fight in you, we want you back with us. Gail, Jack, Tyler and Chelsea you guys are such a strong family…….stay that way and think positive. Let me know if I can do anything to help. Love (Unc) David.

  4. Glad to hear the good news. One day at a time, sounds so easy but with God holding you it is possible. Have a rested night. Love you all. Eduardo and Urania.

  5. Thank God for all the steps we see . I’m so glad that Shane recognized Chelsea and gave her a big hug. How Precious that moment was!! and that his sweet spirit shown thru. Continued prayers from all. We love You. Aunt Janice.

  6. Gail, Jack and family….we just wanted you to know that we are keeping Shane and the entire family in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is something we can do.

  7. Gail, Jack, Chelsea, Tyler and Brittany,
    Chelsea, your post today was so touching and inspiring. Shane has an extraordinary family and no doubt your love of him is guiding his path toward recovery. We continue to offer our prayers for Shane and the Mosko family – May our Lord continue to watch over Shane and give you all the strength to endure. Our love to you all,
    Denise, Dave, Ryan and Matt

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