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Prayer for Zac Chapman - family needs help

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I received a call Saturday 8/8 from the Weatherford Tx CMA chapter that Zack Chapman was seriously injured in a road race in Virginia. All I know so far is that he was taken by helicopter ambulance to a trauma center with head injuries. His Dad, Fred was in Hallet with his younger son, Jake and drove from there to Roanoke, Va. I have known Zack almost all of his 19 or 20 years and he his a fine young man and he needs all of our prayers. I will update when I know more.
 
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I met Fred and Zack many years ago at CMRA and raced with him in his early years. He turned out to be fast rider.....very fast. Prayers to him and his family.

From RRW>>>>>>

WERA Racer Chapman Critically Injured At VIR

Aug 09, 2009, ©Copyright 2009, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.

From a press release issued by Team Velocity Racing:

Zac Chapman, a WERA racer and team rider for TVR/EBC Brakes Yamaha, was critically injured in a sprint race on Saturday during WERA’s Cycle Jam at Virginia International Raceway.

Chapman supported TVR during the endurance race on Friday, although he opted not to ride. He is recovering from a broken ankle and felt the hour-long stints might be too strenuous. After the endurance race, Chapman stayed to compete on his own bikes throughout the remainder of the weekend. During his first race on Saturday, Chapman crashed in turn six; it was a single-bike incident.

Chapman received head and neck injuries in the crash. He was initially lucid, but he was taken to the hospital in nearby Danville as a precaution. After arriving there, however, his condition declined and he was airlifted to the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia.

As of Sunday night, Chapman is in a coma due to his injuries—including fluid buildup inside his skull—and is listed in critical condition. He has already undergone two surgeries to relieve the pressure in his skull and to accommodate swelling. More information will be released as it becomes available.

Chapman’s family is by his side, and they, along with his TVR teammates, request prayers and thoughts for his recovery. “Zac is more than a teammate; he’s also a good friend,” said TVR team owner Chuck Ivey. “The whole team is pulling for him.”

Anyone who wishes to send cards should address them to:
Carilion Clinic
Zac Chapman, Room 972
P.O. Box 13367
Roanoke, VA 24033
 
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Not much of an update but I did get an email from monday that said Zack's fever had broke and his brain had stopped swelling. Wish I had more and better news. Keep the prayers going!
 
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From Fred this morning:

This is zacs dad. I wanted to let you know that zac had a bad crash at VIR this past sat and suffered a severe head injury. He was air lifted to Roanoke Va. Memorial Hospital. Right now he is still in a coma after having emergency brain surgery. The doctors dont give him much of a chance but his family & I are not giving up on him. We need you to pray hard also to our Lord for a Superntural miracle.
I would also ask you not to call I have been overwhelmed will calls and text msgs and right now I need to focus on Zacs care. You can watch for updates on the CMRA & WERA message boards, also after lunch today I will have a msg set up on Zacs voice mail so you can and get an updates. I will do my best to post updates at 11:00am & 8:00pm daily. I want to thank you for the out pouring of love and prayers for our son. I am sure that you know Zac loves you and you know his relationship with Christ is strong and he wants the same for you.
Resting in Christ-Fred
Rom.8:28

I can't imagine how his Dad and little brother are handling this, my heart aches for them. I had a good conversation with his Dad last Saturday (basically just before he got the news) about how Zac mentors his younger brother and how their house is 'all motorcycles all the time'. The smile he had on his face, beaming with pride, when he talked about his kids...

I know we all take risks when we get behind the handlebars but this kid, this family, doesn't deserve this.

Zac, you can do it, you can pull out of this.
 
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Not much of an update but I did get an email from monday that said Zack's fever had broke and his brain had stopped swelling. Wish I had more and better news. Keep the prayers going!


ok good, the latest news is similar but still nerve racking


Zac's swelling has gone down and his temperature is closer to normal. They are planning to do an EEG shortly.

Fred requests all prayers be very specific as to the doctors finding brain activity when they perform the EEG.
 
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The whole Chapman family are just about the best folks one could hope to know. It pains me to hear of them having to go through this, but I know their faith is strong. All I can say is that twice I have had riders I personally know go down catastrophically where doctors gave very grave prognosis for recovery. In both instances they made almost complete, and certainly miraculous, recoveries. Never give up faith. There is nothing impossible for Him.
 

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Received the following email from Koinonia riders today.

This status update is per Bruce (I'm sorry that I don't know his last name). He goes to church at New River with Fred and is a dear friend of his.
Zac's status has not changed much. Heart rate & temperature stable. He had developed an infection in his mouth, but is on antibiotics. He is being given nutrition as well. The EEG did not show any seizure activity, but little to no brain activity at this point, which could change with decrease in swelling. Continue to pray for his healing, free of infection.

The family is doing well. They look to be returning to their respective homes Friday. All of them except Fred. He will remain with Zac. Pray for his faith and strength to be sustained and to continue to lean on God in his decision-making.

Bruce and Chuck are returning from there today.

Our prayer support has been a great comfort to the family during these past few days. At this point, most of what we can do that would benefit besides pray is to give tangible, necessary financial support to help offset the financial strain this accident has and will continue to cause on Fred. As you may know, if he isn't working on a computer, no money is coming in. He wants to have a house to bring Zac home to when he gets to bring him home. I know that New River Church is looking at setting up an account through the church at some point, but now is a critical time of need. If there is enough of a need for it, we could open an account at a local bank that would allow donations to be directly deposited. If anyone does feel led to give now, let me know and we will see how we will handle it. I would love to see an outpouring of support large enough to warrant the account being created!
 
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This is Zac's mom. My name is Jenny Truitt. I want to thank everyone for their prayers for our son and family members during this tough time. Zac continues to fight fever and they were going to test his urine and cerebrospinal fluid to rule out another infection that might be present other than the pneumonia. When Zac's pressures are good and stable from the ventricular drains that are in place in his head, they will do a tracheostomy. If there is no fear of complications, the procedure will be done in his room. If anyone wishes to contact me to give Fred relief from numerous phone calls that he receives, my email is eviltwin65@sbcglobal.net. Zac has an older sister who's name is Jennifer, a younger sister who's name is Julia, and his younger brother Jake. Please remember all family members in prayer. Those of us that could not stay by Zac's bedside are struggling with guilt as well as the significance of what has happened.
 

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This is Zac's mom. My name is Jenny.
Glad to have you on the forum, just sorry for the circumstances. We will continue to pray for him. Please keep us updated on his progress and maybe that will help relieve the extra phone calls.

God bless.
 
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Thank you for the update, Mrs. Chapman. Prayers for the entire family and all of his friends.
 
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Thank you each and everyone for your prayers. There are 5 of us that hope to travel back up to Virginia on passes given to us by a friend that works for Delta. This will be a quick trip Thurs-Sat. Zac's older sister Jennifer has 2 school age children and I have 1. As I said, we are thankful that Fred can stay with Zac in Virginia, but fight guilt that we are not able to do this. Our prayer is that if Zac becomes stable enough, we can hopefully get him back to Texas.
 
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P.S. Zac never had an infection in his mouth. There must have been some confusion, but the only infection that we are aware of is the pneumonia.
 
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Thank you each and everyone for your prayers. There are 5 of us that hope to travel back up to Virginia on passes given to us by a friend that works for Delta. This will be a quick trip Thurs-Sat. Zac's older sister Jennifer has 2 school age children and I have 1. As I said, we are thankful that Fred can stay with Zac in Virginia, but fight guilt that we are not able to do this. Our prayer is that if Zac becomes stable enough, we can hopefully get him back to Texas.
As a Friend, my heart goes out to you for a good outcome.

As a Father, my soul aches for peace of any kind.

Fred led many a prayer after the rider meetings at the event's I was involved in. Then we watched as Zack raced with a tiger tail on his helment if I remember correctly. (it was a few years ago and I've slept since then)

I remember him visiting in the pits, always ready to lend a hand to whatever needed to be done, quite often after he had finished a race himself.

Come back Zack, there is still quite a bit you need to teach this world.

Maverick
 
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Zac had the tracheostomy done today. He did not do well during the procedure; his blood pressure dropped very low and his intracranial pressure went up. He is better now, but continues to fight a temp. of 103.5. They are planning on putting in his feeding tube (G tube) in on Wed. It was hard to hear the news that he struggled during the trach. and have to be so far away. Please cont. with prayer for all family members: Fred, who is able to stay there, and those of us who were not able to do so. Of course we ask for continued prayer for Zac, who is worthy of a miraculous healing!
His place of employment, Family Powersports, is putting together a benefit for Zac on Aug. 29 (Sat.) from 11-3. There is to be food, entertainment, and stickers/bracelets with Zac's racing# on them. Their address is 1811 Fort Worth Hwy. Weatherford, TX 76086
 

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His place of employment, Family Powersports, is putting together a benefit for Zac on Aug. 29 (Sat.) from 11-3. There is to be food, entertainment, and stickers/bracelets with Zac's racing# on them. Their address is 1811 Fort Worth Hwy. Weatherford, TX 76086
Sounds like a destination after the Pie Run in Fairfield for us DFW riders. I'll see about adding that to the Pie Run thread...

God bless him & continued prayers. He needs to be back in Texas.

BTW, I was talking to another CMA rider who knew Zac on Friday night - Marty Johnston. He made sure we had seen this thread.
 
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Zac's mom Jenny asked me to post this flyer for Zac's benefit. Unfortunately the file I got is too large to attach to the post, so below is the link to the flyer. If any of you are more tech-savvy, it would be great if you could post the actual flyer in this thread.

https://share.acrobat.com/adc/document.do?docid=cf5e2eb2-542d-450a-be41-2d241b860f93

It would be appreciated if this thread could get a sticky until the event passes.

Zac Chapman is a 19 year old who is madly in love with motorcycles. Zac’s passion for anything two wheeled led him to a career in motorcycle racing and a job at Family PowerSports in Weatherford, TX.

On Saturday, August 8th Zac was injured while racing his motorcycle He remains in a trauma clinic in Roanoke, VA. Because of his strong Christian Faith we have hope he will be home with us soon.

The benefit will be August 29th at Family Powersports, 1811 Fort Worth Hwy, Weatherford, TX 76086, (817) 596-3244.

Send your donation to
Zac Chapman Benefit
C/O First National Bank
PO Box 730 Weatherford, TX 76086


Please spread the word and share the flyer with other groups you are active with.

Sending Zac healing thoughts..

Yuliya
 
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Zac's temp. is down tonight. They have the cooling blanket underneath him instead of on top of him and his temp. is 98.2. Zac is not breathing any on his own today like he was yesterday, but this is normal at this stage the nurse tells me. He is no longer on the glucose drip which means his blood sugars are more stable. They test his blood sugar every 4 hours now and give him insulin as needed. His intracranial pressures have stayed low so the plan is still to remove the drains tomorrow. Even though I may not know any of you personally, I want to thank you for your love and concern for Zac. Please continue with prayers for a full and miraculous recovery!! Those of you that know him know that Zac is a great kid and needs to stick around longer so that he may continue to touch peoples lives in a positive manner.
Love and gratitude to all of you,
Jenny Truitt
 
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Thank you for the update, Mrs. Truitt. Continued good thoughts coming Zack's way.
 
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I can't begin to share the heart ache I have for Zac and Family. The Chapman family has been a very important part of my family's life for many years. Their participation in me and my son's life over the years has been nothing but a positive influence and I hate to imagine what position in life we would be in if they had not been. Zac is the best role model my son could have and has even shown the old man (me) several lessons in life. I look forward to the near future when we all can go on those long get-lost rides again. We all have our route in life pre-planned by His oversight; this painful time in our lives has a purpose and we can only pray that we continue to trust in Christ and in His his love and guidance.

We love you Zac!! :wave:

Fred - I have not called you due to the overwhelming communications you have/are getting, but you know if there is "anything" you need just let me know! [/B][/B]

God Bless..

Love,
Ted/Tyler
 
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Fred, if you read this please know we are praying for Zac and the family. Our hearts sank we we heard the news of Zac's accident. I just keep remembering the adorable "little cowboy" in the boots and huge cowboy hat when he was in diapers, Zac was a joy to keep!

Fred we know your faith in God will get you through what lies ahead. God can do miracles. Stay strong and know that you all are in our thoughts every day. I keep in touch with a friend, Penny who works with Jenny, as well as read the new prayer requests and updates on this web site. Please let us hear from you when you can. (I left you a voice mail about a week ago with our home telephone).

Love & Prayers...Robert & Nancy B.
 
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Thanks, Maverick!

Updates from Zac's mom:

We are all excited that Zac is stable enough to come home to Texas. I have no doubt that he will have many people wanting to come and visit as so many of you have called, emailed, texted, written about how he is progressing. Thank you all so much for your love and prayers. Please keep it coming as this will be a long journey for us. We hope to have him back in Texas in a week or two.

Got the thumbs up from the Dr's to transport Zac back to Texas. Now,if we were only millionares and money wasn't an issue! We are looking at 2 different LTAC facilities (long term acute care) in Ft. Worth to transfer Zac to. The social worker from the hospital has provided us with 4 agencies that provide air transport-none of them for charity. As you can imagine this will not be cheap, but Zac is so worth it!!
 
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I posted on the other thread in the General Section last week but I didn't think to look for a follow up over here.:doh: I was wondering why I was the only one who posted on the other thread concerning such an important topic. Anyway, prayers sent to Zac, family and friends, doctors and all involved! Zac sounds like a outstanding young man who has touched the lives of many people.:sun:
 
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We were privileged to have raced with Zac at Daytona for Moto ST and his younger brother, Jake, currently races on our CMRA endurance team.

Zac will need an air ambulance flight from Roanoke to Ft. Worth. The plane flight will cost $13,000, of which $1000 will be reimbursed to Fred by his insurance company. The plane must be a specialty air ambulance, so unfortunately the hefty price tag seems unavoidable.

We are contacting everyone we know for the "Bring Zac Home" fund with the goal of raising $12,000 together by the end of the week so that we can get Zac on a plane and back to Fort Worth. We have already had a number of people pledge money, and looks like we are up to about $6,000 right now.

We know we are all extremely lucky to be part of this sport and the CMRA Family, and we also know that Fred, Zac, and their Family would do the same (and probably more) to help us should we ever have to face the same circumstances ourselves.

In the hope that a little motivation will encourage some to donate for the first time, and others that have already given to dig a little deeper, we have set up a donation section to our online store where 100% will reach Fred.

In return for your kindness we will ship out, completely free of charge, a selection of products from our store depending on the level that you donate.

If you have the means please check it out: http://www.af1racing.com/store/Scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=2089

If you wish to donate directly, Paypal to flchapman@gmail.com using the 'personal' and 'gift' options to avoid fees. The confirmation message may refer to "PC Consulting" - that's Fred's company so this WILL get to him in this time of need.

Times are tough and if sending money isn't an option we know that Zac and Family would appreciate a card (but hopefully this address will be updated to a Fort Worth one later this week!). Send cards to:

Zac Chapman
c/o Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
1906 Belleview Ave
Roanoke, VA 24014
 
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Just got off the phone with Fred. Zac had to go down for a CT scan because they suspected increased swelling in the brain. The CT scan confirmed this so they will be putting a ventricular drain back in tonight. There are risks involved with this, so please pray that Zac will make it through this and that the drain will control the swelling. There have been ups and downs through this, but we know that God is still good!
 
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Updates from Jenny, Zac's mom from Monday night (from most recent to the older). Jenny, thank you so much for posting the updates here and on FB, I'm glad to help spread the word.

Midnight: Zac made it through the procedure. The drain is in place and his intracranial pressure is around 13. They want it below 20. Thanks for the prayers everyone. I'll keep you guys posted.

10:06pm: Just got off the phone with Fred, there is increased swelling in the brain and they have done a CT scan which has showed dilation of the ventricles from the last CT scan. They are taking Zac down to put back in a ventricular drain to remove excess spinal fluid. There are risks involved. If anyone is awake and reading this, please start praying for Zac.

8:31pm Please spread the word that my updates here are the most accurate. I call the nurses station directly and speak to them on every shift. It is hard for me to see the wrong information on another site. I know everyone means well, but I am getting this firsthand and not having it passed down to me by someone that may not have medical knowledge. Anyone may request to be a friend that wants info on Zac. God Bless!!!!

8:08pm I will keep everyone posted with updates here if my friend Yuliya can keep copying and pasting these to other sites. I would love to have Zac back home in Texas and close to family and friends, but if another location can meet his needs better, than another route could be taken. Please continue to pray for strength and guidance in all of the decisions that we must make in the days ahead, and complete healing for Zac.

8:03pm The facility was clean and now we know 3 people that work there. Fred spoke with a nurse case manager today in Virginia who mentioned a place in Atlanta Georgia that is well respected for spinal cord injured and traumatic brain injury patient care. I'm not sure what his thoughts are at this time other than we both want what is best for Zac.

7:59pm: Latest update on Zac is that he is about the same medically. He keeps battling a temperature that reaches 104 at its peak. His carbon dioxide levels are such that he has not met criteria for an attempt at weaning off the vent as of today. His level is too high, therefore he needs the vent to keep helping convert this into oxygen. I went to an LTAC in Ft. Worth today and was pleased.
 
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UPDATED Aug. 25 2pm:

2 pm: They have been able to cut the doseage of medicine in half that they are giving him to keep his blood pressure up. His blood pressure now is 103/61. Zac is still not considered stable, but he is better than last night and earlier this morning. As you can imagine this is so scary for all of us...things can change so fast from good to not so good. Please continue in prayer that God will completely heal Zac and that he will return to us fully restored.

2pm: Just got off the phone with Zac's nurse who stated that his intracranial pressure is still below 20. Zac is still showing swelling/increased fluid in his head. The neurosurgeons looked at his CT scan and feel that the darker areas are fluid and not areas of permanent brain damage. I like their thinking!! The only way to be sure of this would be to do an MRI, but they cannot due to his vent. drain.
 
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Just got off the phone with Zac's nurse and Zac is doing better. The neurosurgeon that put in his vent. drain wants Zac's pressure below 15. On this shift they have had to open it to drain 1 time because the intracranial pressure went above... 15. Zac is scheduled for a CT scan at 8:00 in the morning. They will look to see if the ventricles are smaller, and if there is less fluid on the brain/in the skull.
If the 1 drain is working well, then good. If not and the ventricles still look larger than they should, they will probably have to put in a 2nd drain as they had to before. Zac's temperature is 98.9, his pupils are reacting, and his blood pressure is good without any of the medication they were having to give him to bring it up!! Whew!! (sigh of relief) Again, thank you all for your love, concern, and prayers.
Jenny Truitt
 
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Yuliya/Jenny,

There are not often situations that bring me to a knee. However, this would be an exception.

We think, we pray, we remember, but most of all, I feel that we hope.

Zack,

See you soon in Texas Brother.

Maverick
 
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Zac did not have his CT scan until 11:30 today. The report was good, the vent. drain is doing its job. The neurosurgeon told Fred that Zac's brain "doesn't look bad". I think all the medical staff still feel that Zac should be showing more signs of coming out of the coma. Fred said that he saw little movements from Zac today. I don't know if these would be considered reflex ( not purposeful) movements or not.

They can't leave the drain in for a prolonged period of time for fear of infection. So, the neurosurgeon said that they will want to put a shunt ( an internal drain for spinal fluid that will empty into his abdominal area) in when Zac's infection has cleared completely. He is on a new antibiotic for his pneumonia. His temp. tonight was 100.6. His blood pressure is still good.
Last I talked to Fred, the ventilator was set at 6 respirations and Zac was breathing at 12-15. The nurse tonight could not tell me what the vent was set at. When Zac gets the shunt and is stable from that, we can consider transferring him somewhere else. We still want what's best for Zac even if that means a facility outside of Texas. The transfer will depend on if Zac is off the vent or not.
We were told Baylor in Dallas has a program if he is off the vent. We have found out that there are better options for him instead of sending him to an LTAC (long term acute care center) here in the metroplex. There is one that stands out in Atlanta, Georgia, and they will take him comatose and on the vent.
Please continue in prayer that Zac will be free of infection and can have a shunt put in with no complications. Pray that he will continue to show signs of coming out of the coma and that the Lord will heal him completely so that he may continue to be a walking testimony for Him!!
Saturday's benefit is approaching and I am looking forward to it. For anyone that can make it, I hope to meet all of you that I don't know. Words will never be able to express how much your outpouring of love means to all of us in the family. Know that my heart is overflowing with love and gratitude.
 
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P.S. Yulyia, aren't you proud of me for learning how to copy and paste??!! I will do this site if someone else could please do WERA and CMRA. If anyone wants to email me my address is eviltwin65@sbcglobal.net. (I am an indentical twin and you guessed it... I'm the evil one) LOL
 
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I want to mention that through Yulyia I was able to get in touch with Brian McLaughlin who represents the Red Flag Fund for injured riders. They want to donate money to help out in any way needed, and if the board approves it, they will be donating $3,000. For tax reasons they will have to pay third party directly. This is such a blessing. God is good and He is being faithful so far in supplying all our needs. May He continue to supply our needs and bring Zac back to us soon!!
 
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Hello everyone! Last night was a little rough for Zac, but he had a good day today. The tube feeding was not being digested well, so Zac vomited some last night. Today his blood sugars have been good, his temp is 100.9, and he has been breathing on his own since about 12:30 Virginia time!!!! I spoke to the nurse at 9:00 Virginia time. Our little fighter!! :)
They are giving him a little extra amount of fluid to prevent dehydration. I asked the nurse how his latest neuro check went and he said that there were "movements in Zac's legs", his pupils are still equal and reactive, and he is seeing "eye fluttering". We agreed that anything new, no matter how small, was hopefully a good sign.
If the newest antibiotic can take care of the infection in the lungs, he could have the shunt put in as early as next Tues. This was one of those good days, you know, where your faith wasn't tested to the point where you wanted to cry out. It's days like this that make thanking God for His goodness a little easier. Not that we don't know that God is good no matter what.
Zac's birthday is Sept. 7th. Wouldn't it be cool if he woke up that day?! :))
 
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thanks for the update, prayers are for the best
 
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Jenny, My daughter Amanda and I have been praying for Zac as well as you and your family since the day we heard about Zac's accident. It is always encouraging to hear when Zac has a good day or something new happens that is promising. Unfortunately we are not able to make the benefit this weekend.

Thank you for the updates. We will keep our prayers coming.

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The latest update rings of good news! Thank you Jenny for the updates and your strength.


P.S. Yulyia, aren't you proud of me for learning how to copy and paste??!! I will do this site if someone else could please do WERA and CMRA. If anyone wants to email me my address is eviltwin65@sbcglobal.net. (I am an indentical twin and you guessed it... I'm the evil one) LOL

I'll do CMRA.
 
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Weatherford, TX
Re: Prayer for Zac Chapman

Zac had another good day. I found out that yesterday Zac was breathing on his own for 12 hours. Today, they have his vent setting on 2, but the nurse wasn't sure why they did not try letting Zac breath on his own completely. His temp and blood pressure are good. Zac is reacting to a pinch on his shoulder area by either turning his head or his heart rate goes up. This is new and good!!
The nurse told me tonight that they will not be putting the shunt in until around Sept. 9th. Julia and I will be flying back up labor day weekend for Zac's birthday on Sept. 7th. We are getting ready for the "Zac Attack" benefit tomorrow. Thank you to everyone involved;I know this has taken hard work. As always, thank you for your love, concerns, and prayers!! God bless you all...
 
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