Just as her husband decides to pull the plug on her Life Support, a miracle happens
What happens when a family member is on life support and doctors give up hope? Do you pull the plug? A mammoth decision like that isn’t easy, It becomes every family’s worst nightmare to be torn between the love for a father or mother and the physical suffering that may inevitably end in death.
This is the kind of situation Steven Pelletiere was confronted with one day when his unconscious mother Lyndee who had been in coma for 12 days till doctors gave up hope. However what happens when Lyndee’s husband pulls the plug on his dying wife is no less a miracle.
1 Unconscious for 12 days and then family makes a heartbreaking decision
Lyndee had fallen unconscious for 12 days. Doctors giving up hope advised the family to pull the plug although such a decision is never embraced by any family, it was necessary to honor Lyndee’s wishes as an organ donor. Together Lyndee’s daughter, son Steven and husband decided to take her off life support. When it was time, each of them prepared to wish their mother goodbye as they began preparing themselves for the heartbreaking moment. What they could never comprehend was that Lyndee was aware of it all.
Lyndee somehow was aware of the doctors recommending the family to take her off life support, she was aware of the preparations made. She was aware as each of them wished her goodbye. However when it was her husband’s turn he couldn’t stop whispering, “I need you to fight,” he said. “I need you to fight.”