Still Standing

I’m still standing. On 3/20/09 after having what doctors thought was a cold, my wife Laura was informed she needed to take me to the emergency room. I was having trouble breathing and was extremely weak. My cold actually ended up being Myasthenia Gravis. I was in a Myasthenic Crisis. Some doctors were concerned I would not make it through the weekend. Some thought I would not make it through the year. Here we are 10 years later and I am still standing. Still fighting.

This crazy beautiful health journey has not been easy. On more than one occasion, Laura has been told by doctors that my condition was critical and things did not look promising. Throughout this journey, Laura and I have looked to God for guidance, strength and wisdom. He has never failed us. We do not know what the future holds for me health wise, but we know who holds our future. I will continue to make beautiful memories with Laura. We will continue to encourage people with our story. I will continue to fight. After all these years, I am still standing. ~OC

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