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YOUR WILL BE DONE
Close to Death but Saved by God's Grace
When this story began, I was a perfectly healthy, very active 64-year-old male. On Aug 25, 2021, I went to the Emergency Room in distress from COVID. I was admitted to the hospital and treated with Remdesivir. On September 2, 2021, I went home feeling pretty good.
On September 4, 2021, I started hyperventilating and went by ambulance to the Emergency Room with an Oxygen level of 81% and a CO2 level of 15. The Emergency Room doctor looked at me and said “I am going have to put you on a ventilator or you’re going to die!” I had enough consciousness to know what that meant. I prayed and said, “God, your will be done.”
Everything was locked down. I was alone except for the wonderful medical staff. The fourth day on the ventilator they called my wife and said, “Get ready. He is septic. Kidneys and liver are shutting down.” On the fifth day, by a miracle of God, I was off of the ventilator. Nothing but the grace of God. On September 15, 2021, I was home.
On September 18, 2021, the home care nurse came to visit. She said, “You don’t look good.” After taking my vitals, she called 911. I went to the Emergency Room where I was diagnosed with a bleeding colon. I already knew I was bleeding but didn’t have the mental capability to rationalize it. I had an operation to resect my bowel and stop the bleeding. I was again on a ventilator for 36 hours.
On October 4, 2021, I went to a rehabilitation facility to learn to walk again. I couldn’t even roll over in bed. Thirty-nine days later I was discharged and went home. Today I am about 80 percent and feeling good. All of this was caused by Remdesivir. If my story or I can help anyone, I am in!! Give God All The Glory. — Mark Whisler