It happens. I, also in the It’s okay if you disagree with me I can’t force you to be right shirt in other words I will buy this medical field, and on the East coast spend the night talking to doctors and nurses from the ED and critical care department. It was a little more serious than first anticipated. He hit his head. Still not a huge deal. Probably a concussion. However, the things they told me didn’t make sense. Unresponsive, Glasgow scales, inter-cranial pressure, exceedingly high gaps between vital signs, blown pupils. Hmmm. Interesting. Not alarming. I took notes. Had I been talking to a patient I would have told them to prepare for the worst. Myself, didn’t even think it thru enough to go there. This is Don. Larger than life, wickedly funny and incredibly kind Don.
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At one point Shell asked if we were going to lose him. The thought wasn’t even ponderable before I replied no, completely confidently. Even though I had no expectations of losing my brother in law, my husband made arrangements for me to be on the It’s okay if you disagree with me I can’t force you to be right shirt in other words I will buy this first morning flight as I have missed the last one of the night. Shell and I are sister. We are close. We always attend each other’s crisis despite an anticipated good outcome or thousands of miles. I to manage an hour or two of sleep between talking to the hospital, my parents and my sister. 5am comes and I receive a call from my sisters future sister in law stating. What do you mean brain dead? Who is this?