❤Doug has a new heart❤

12/18/19 UPDATE: DOUG HAS A HEART ❤❤

Last Friday Doug went upstairs to talk to Cindy while she was taking a nap before work, something he never does. He was laying on his stomach on the bed and started "snoring" as they were talking. Cindy said, "what are you doing? ""Why would you joke about falling asleep on me not funny." He continued to do it. Cindy rolled him on his side and sternal rubbed him .... he continued. Cindy started chest compressions and ran to her bedroom door screaming for the kids to call 911 and continued compressions. Jackie communicated with the operator and guided them to their house. Cindy told AJ (17 yr old who is in Fire Science Paramedic classes) to take over compressions and she began rescue breathing. Police and Medics showed within a couple of minutes. They put the AED on Doug and shocked him as he was in Vfib. By the time they were carrying him down the hallway he was breathing and had a pulse. He was rushed to Rush Copley and a stent was placed in the circumflex artery in his heart. Things seemed great... then he started not feeling well and coded again Wednesday night...the stent they placed had occluded. It was decided the best course of treatment for him would be the "big guns". He was transferred via helicopter last night in critical stable condition. He had a balloon pump and a plethora of medications with a breathing tube. Doug is awaiting an angiogram to evaluate his circumflex artery and interventions they can do.
Please send good vibes, pray, do whatever you do to give Doug and Cindy the strength to get thru this. 
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