7 . "Hoping & praying for your son. "
Posted by qualitycare1987 on
Sep-26-17 at 09:28 PM (Eastern)
Posted on Sep-26-17 at 09:28 PM (Eastern) by 22.214.171.124
>Posted on Sep-25-17 at 11:39 PM (Eastern) >by 126.96.36.199In memory of my beloved >beautiful brother Sonny whom earned >his wings in heaven 10-26-65 > 5-4- > >As many here may know our >son Thomas Peter whom is 29 >was born with many severe heart >problems. He had his first >open heart surgery on 4-5-88.....he was >only three weeks old. When he >was born he was full term >excellent weight great color....However that all >changed in days....his breathing was very >heavy and even to eat or >go to the bathroom was a >strain on him. We immediately took >him to his baby doctor whom >at the time was a Father >and Daughter Doctor team.....Dr Dino and >Pamela Diello.....they examined our baby and >thought his breathing was a bit >off as well and also they >thought he had a heart murmer >which he does. Just to be >on the safe side they sent >us straight to the Childs Hospital >Pediactric Hospital and there we met >the most wonderful Baby Heart Doctor >in the world Dr Angela Romano......she >has been in Tom's life ever >since...Anyway they did many tests and >found 4 heart issues....He again had >his first open heart at 3 >weeks ago right from that visit >Tom was immediately admitted into the >Hospital......they repaired his a torn rip >in his value . In all >Thomas was in the hospital for >3 weeks. Then at 9 months >old he had open heart again >to repair tiny holes in his >heart. Then at 2 years old >he as angioplasty to repair his >aortic stenosis.....then at 8 he had >it done again. Now from that >point he has gone to his >cardiologist every 6 months never missing >a appointment. Each time he has >blood work.....a physical ......a ekg......a echo >cardiogram and a stress test.....Our precious >baby boy now a man but >still forever our beautiful baby boy >has been through so much in >his life. So at this point >the Doctors always told us one >day his valve will close to >the point where they would have >to intervene and repair his valve >either with a pig valve or >a mechanical valve.....They said maybe when >he 13 then 18 then 21 >then 25....well at this last visit >they determined by the time he >is 30 which will be 3/8/18.....he >will need surgery...So we are asking >for prayers because tomorrow he goes >for his check-up. They believe he >has done well and that he >would be a excellent candidate for >a tissue repair because we and >him have always taken excellent care >with all he has done with >his medications and visits and not >being allowed to play for any >school teams. Otherwise like my nephew >Michael they are first cousins......his dad >and me are siblings. Michael was >not a candidate and on 8-6-13 >he had to have a mechanical >valve which is serious. He will >forever need to take 5 medications.....rejection >medication and blood work once a >week and be on blood thinners >and no physical activity at all. >So we are hoping and praying >that our son receives excellent news >and when this surgery will happen....So >from one mom to all the >moms here please keep our son >Thomas in your prayers for tomorrow >thanks and peace.....xoxoxxo 02....a million years >can pass and there will never > be a better brother...xoxoxo