My sister just called me from Burn's Hospital. My mom, step dad (Larry) and Jackie's family were all at Alvord Desert camping and riding dirt bikes. They all went for a ride to Mickey's Hot springs. Jackie and Michael went ahead and Mom was in the back with Josiah riding behind her. Jackie and Michael didn't notice when her bike hit a rut and went down (no mirrors on those dirt bikes). It took them two hours to finally get back to her. They found Josiah waving his head off, the dirt bike on its side and Mom not moving. She said it scared her to death.
God gave a five year old strength to lift that bike off of his grandma. I am so thankful. It makes me want to cry. I'm so proud of Josiah. He didn't panic and he actually helped Mom from going into shock as she told him nursery rhymes and made up stories as they waited for help.
They saw how bad her ankle is. She said it is just nasty. Probably every bone in it is broken. They met an ambulance (this is two and a half hours away from anywhere) and they took her to Burns. They are now trying to get her to a place where she can have surgery done, either in Boise, ID or Bend, Oregon. I am hoping for Bend, so that we can go see her.
Jackie said she is in a tremendous amount of pain. She is also worried about blood clots.
I just called my sweet hubby, who is working overtime. He is coming home as soon as he can to be with me and try to figure out a plan of how we can go see her tomorrow.
I would covet your prayers for my mom. I'm sorry if the grammar in this post isn't perfect (is it ever?). I'm typing as fast as I can and praying at the same time.
I'll post when I can with updates...
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