Hey! My name is Audrey Thompson. I am Bryan's wife. Bryan, our 6 year old son, Endymion and I all came down with Covid-19, the Delta Variant, at the end of June. Endymion and I recovered quickly, but after 10 days of symptoms, I had to take Bryan to Baptist Medical Center in Jackson on 7/9. He had an SpO2 of 80, and his bp 71/40. He was put on oxygen and started treatment for Covid Pneumonia.
He recovered and was released on 7/14. The next day his foot turned white and he was in excruciating pain in his foot. He went to a hospital by ambulance in Madison and they sent him home which did a venous doppler which was negative. Next day he was in unbearable pain in his foot 7/16 he went back by ambulance to Baptist and we found out that he had a peroneal arterial occlusion, in the left calf.
Blood thinners were given, which didn't work, more clots formed was, was given a catheter through his femoral artery down to his calf to deliver clot busting medicine which, which did not work, Brian was put in ICU.
His foot was purple. Finally, he had to have it amputated to save his life.
If anyone can help at all, we would appreciate it. His medical bills will be astronomical, and I might have to take unpaid leave to help him. He is young and healthy and we never would have thought that this would affect our family this way. We have worked hard to build a family together, I finished college, he adopted Endymion and we just bought a house and now we have been thrown for a loop!
We thank you for all your support and prayers. Endymion has had to watch his young healthy dad be taken to the hospital 3 times, twice by ambulance, and children aren't allowed in the hospital due to covid. It's just been a nightmare situation and I urge anyone who has not been vaccinated to reconsider.