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My Son Josh Was In A Car Accident


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#1 Sam

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Posted 29 November 2006 - 01:23 AM

The other night the door bell rang and it ws the state highway police wanting to know if Josh lived here, I said yes then they asked if he was here, and he was. He walked home from the accident and it was a walk, when he came home he did not wake me up to tell me he was hurt. We took him to the ER and he has a right broken collar bone and it is chattered in lots of palces. Poor kid is haivng problems laying down and getting up. so he needs my ehlp but I dont' mind. He is my son and I am very thankful he is alive. He some what wrapped his car around a tree. If there was a passenger he would of been killed. Please keeps us in your thoughts we surely need it.

I have been really worned out and it is taking a toll on me, I had so much to do for him call the insurance and his work and go get things out of his vehichle etc.,.
I had gotten home at 6:00 in the morning and left here at 8:30 and was gone until 1:00 I had came home and slept until 4:00 then got up fixed dinner and went back to bed while watching Charlie Brown. Now I am wide awake but that is ok, I had slept enough yesterday and last night to get caught up.

Well thanks for listening, I needed to chat about it, it still brings tears to my eye's thinking I could of lost my son. Take care and have a good day, Sam
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Posted 29 November 2006 - 01:57 AM

You're certainly in my thoughts Sam! What a terrible shock and thank goodness that your son is safe.
Kid's, we worry for them throughout their life. My Mum and Dad always say they worry about me even though I'm 46 and when I was younger even in my twenties they worried and I wondered why? I'm a Mum myself now and yes, I now know where they're coming from! I worry about my daughter so much.
I felt I had to respond to your post, I know how you must feel having gone through such a traumatic ordeal.
Try to remain positive and everything has worked out fine. I know he will be in some pain but by all accounts it sounds like he had a lucky escape.
I wish you some peace with this, try not worry about what might have been, it didn't happen, and keep strong for yourself and your son.

Best wishes and a huge hug
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Posted 29 November 2006 - 02:07 AM

I am sorry to hear about your son but so glad he is ok. I believe that is a parents worst nightmare, having a state trooper at your door asking for your child. Take a deep breath, relax and do what you have to do. Your son is OK, a little broken but OK. Don't let yourself get run down... We are all hear if you need us!!

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Posted 29 November 2006 - 02:12 AM

Hi Sam,
My thoughts are with you..... please make sure you take care of yourself while you are taking care of your son. Do't get run down!

Hugs,
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Posted 29 November 2006 - 03:09 AM

Hi Sam,

Thanks for letting us all know what happened. How scary for you. I am glad that he is not more seriously hurt and now you all can focus on healing and getting well. As the others said, please be careful not to wear yourself out. You are in my thoughts.

Warm wishes,
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Posted 29 November 2006 - 03:46 AM

Sam Darling,
Lots and lots of hugs your way and some very gentle ones for your son. In taking care of your son, please be sure to set some time aside to take care of you. You are in our thoughts.
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Posted 29 November 2006 - 05:27 AM

Sam So sorry about Josh, but thankful he is home with you, take care and get plenty of rest. Maybe now is a good time to have someone rent yours and Josh's favorite movies for some quite time together.
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Posted 29 November 2006 - 05:40 AM

These scary moments with our kids can really add to the stress in the best of circumstances. My son was in two accidents, one of which left him unconscious for three days. I couldn't think of anything else and I wasn't even sick back then. That same son is now a parent of two lovely children and having to face these moments on his own. The others are right, though. Don't let yourself get run down and hug him (gently) whenver you get a chance.

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Posted 29 November 2006 - 08:12 AM

Hello Sam,

I just wanted to say that I know how relieved you must be to know that your son is ok. Not too long ago in an area outside of Red Deer, a boy and his sister were hit by a train. The boy is 16 and he survived but his sister was killed. I don't know how it happened. They didn't say on the news. But apparently the car had broke right through the crossing which was down at the time. Was he trying to race through? Or perhaps he had loud music on and was distracted?

It doesn't matter really. The poor boy must now live with this for the rest of his life.

Anyways Sam, I am so glad to hear that your son is ok.

Blessings,

Hailee

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Posted 29 November 2006 - 12:21 PM

While Josh is recovering, you will have plenty of time to make many special memories. Enjoy that time of sharing and healing and bonding with each other. I am so glad you will be celebrating his life this Holiday Season. Life can be so short. Grab on and go where the flow takes you. :D Sheryl
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#11 Sam

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Posted 30 November 2006 - 03:50 AM

Thanks everyone I really do appreciate your kind words and thoughts. Joshua is doing pretty good this morning. He had called work to find out if he should come in , they told him no because there isnt anything he can do that is light duty. They want him to come in when he has permission and is lifted off the restrictions. Today we are going to call Aflac and let them know about the accident. That money will help him alot. I guess it was a good thing he had paid for it. He did have it then he cancled it then a while back he decided to get it again. Well again thank you, Sam
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