By: Jennifer Murray

Update from the Hospital…

Hey, All! I don’t have much time to be blogging, but I wanted to update all of you so you can pray specifically and to thank you for the many prayers already prayed on our behalf.

(See Suz’s blog for he background of what went on last night…)

We are still in the hospital with little Clark. Watching and waiting. He is MUCH more stable than last night and has not had any extensive attacks since late last night. We were transferred by ambulance last night to St. Vincent’s due to Clark’s critical condition. The virus is causing his airways to constrict and narrow, which causes him to have prolonged continuous coughing and difficulty breathing.

Thanks to wonderful friends and family watching the other 3 germies, Brad and I are both able to be with him in the unit.

Again, we are thankful for your prayers, calls, emails, comments, and LOVE. We are blessed even in this difficult time.

Trusting in Him,
The Crew

42 Responses to “Update from the Hospital…”

  1. BreezieGirl
    January 31, 2009 at 12:45 pm #

    Thanks for the update!!! My prayers will most certainly continue!!

  2. Casey's trio
    January 31, 2009 at 12:51 pm #

    I’ve been thinking of you all. So glad to hear that Clark is stabilized. Hope you are all home soon!

  3. Barbara Manatee
    January 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm #

    Been thinking about you…glad he’s improving and I’ll continue to pray for his and his brothers’ health!

    Hang in there…

  4. Lonely Paul
    January 31, 2009 at 1:21 pm #

    Hello! 🙂

  5. Rachel E.
    January 31, 2009 at 1:36 pm #

    SO sorry to hear that Clark is back in the hospital! I am praying for a quick recovery and for peace for all of you!

  6. Christy
    January 31, 2009 at 1:45 pm #

    So glad to hear he is stable. Sorry you are having to go through this! Always in our thoughts and prayers- The Boccone Family

  7. Terri
    January 31, 2009 at 2:31 pm #

    Thinking of you! Hope your little guy is better and home soon!

  8. gilloth/Edina
    January 31, 2009 at 2:32 pm #

    Prayers for Clark!
    (even though I don’t know you personally)

  9. cndymkr / jean
    January 31, 2009 at 2:40 pm #

    I’m so sorry. The last I read he was home, I had no idea he had to return to the hospital. Hang in there and know that I’m saying a prayer not just for him but for the whole family.

  10. Anonymous
    January 31, 2009 at 2:42 pm #

    Praying that Clark is home in your arms soon and also the other guys are better.
    Lori

  11. Heidi
    January 31, 2009 at 2:47 pm #

    So glad to hear that he is improving!! Praying that he will recover quickly and you all will be able to go home soon!!

  12. Anonymous
    January 31, 2009 at 2:54 pm #

    Aww,I'm so, so sorry.. how scary … I sincerely hope Clark is feeling MUCH better & stronger today. What a great person of faith you are! I admire you. -Sioby =)

  13. Anonymous
    January 31, 2009 at 3:16 pm #

    praying for clark and your family.

  14. The Leonard Four
    January 31, 2009 at 3:59 pm #

    my thoughts, prayers, and best wishes are with your fam and especially little clark…

  15. Drea
    January 31, 2009 at 4:39 pm #

    awe wow… blessing his heart!! praying for u all..

  16. Kirst
    January 31, 2009 at 4:53 pm #

    Continually praying!

  17. Classy Fab Sarah
    January 31, 2009 at 5:19 pm #

    Praying that your sweet little guy gets well soon!

  18. Anonymous
    January 31, 2009 at 5:21 pm #

    Lots of prayers coming your way from Australia. Hoping Clarks conditions clears and he is feeling good and back with his brothers soon.
    Love
    Kym/Australia

  19. Moni Graf
    January 31, 2009 at 5:29 pm #

    Hi Brad, Jen, and boys….

    Hang in there. Thinking about you all constantly. Thanks for the update and keep givin’ the Clarkster extra lovin’ from us!

    Love,
    Moni

  20. Anonymous
    January 31, 2009 at 5:30 pm #

    Prayers being said for Clark.

  21. Williams' bunch
    January 31, 2009 at 5:32 pm #

    Praying for all of you!

  22. Harrison's Life
    January 31, 2009 at 5:34 pm #

    Praying for you with lots of love.

  23. Jutta Bretl, Germany
    January 31, 2009 at 5:50 pm #

    I am glad, Clark is stable now.
    I will continue to pray for him and your family.

    A *lurker* from Germany
    Jutta Bretl, Solingen, Germany
    former Coconut Creek, FL resident

  24. Kelly
    January 31, 2009 at 7:11 pm #

    Saying a prayer for Clark in MI.

  25. Joshua Green
    January 31, 2009 at 7:20 pm #

    You guys are in our thoughts and prayers.

  26. Jenn Brothers
    January 31, 2009 at 7:38 pm #

    Hoping for a quick & speedy recovery for Clark & that the other 3 boys don't get any worse!

  27. Jay
    January 31, 2009 at 8:15 pm #

    Praying for you all!

  28. Following HIM
    January 31, 2009 at 8:16 pm #

    Hanh in there Murray Crew. PRAYERS are a coming your way! Glad Mr. Clark is at least more stable tonight!
    ~Elyse~

  29. Leigh
    January 31, 2009 at 9:59 pm #

    I’m so happy you’re both able to be with him! We’ll be praying for him to be well and quickly!

    love, Leigh

  30. The Carlsons
    January 31, 2009 at 10:28 pm #

    praying God takes away this croup bug from clark! our son has had it once or twice and it’s scary. i can’t even imagine the fears of it happening with a preemie. ack!!

    again, praying for quick healing, comfort and peace for clark and the rest of the crew!!!!
    -fellow quad mom of GGGG and a 4.75yo boy

  31. Emily
    January 31, 2009 at 10:46 pm #

    We will be praying! Hang in there!

    The Wright Crew

  32. Marty
    January 31, 2009 at 10:53 pm #

    Praying for Clark’s airways, quick healing, and for the rest of your family.

  33. Anonymous
    January 31, 2009 at 11:36 pm #

    Praying for little Clark and the rest of the gang. God will see you through this, little man!
    Brad and Jen, hang in there while you watch and wait, and at the same time be seperated from your other 3 precious boys.
    Praying for a peaceful night for you all!!
    Heidi C. 🙂

  34. Stacey
    February 1, 2009 at 12:11 am #

    lots of thoughts and prayers

  35. The Farm House Kids
    February 1, 2009 at 12:21 am #

    Prayers headed your way!

  36. Mommato2miracles
    February 1, 2009 at 2:37 am #

    Praying, praying!!! May the Lord be with you all during this time. and may He wash over little Clark right now and take that virus out of his body!! IN JESUS NAME HE Will!!!

  37. Lady Why
    February 1, 2009 at 10:38 am #

    Praying diligently for you this morning!

  38. The Gerwer Babies
    February 1, 2009 at 11:39 am #

    Poor Clark (and mama and daddy). I am sure it scary but he is such a fighter. I am SOOO glad hes doing better. Keep us posted and know the gerwer household is thinking of you CONSTANTLY and wishes we could do somethign to help.We will continue to pray for you guys!! XO

  39. Shannon
    February 1, 2009 at 1:59 pm #

    I am praying for Clark. I saw the prayer request on Mari’s blog. I will continue to keep your family in our prayers. God bless.

  40. This is the day!
    February 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm #

    We are praying for your little guy. Found your blog from a friend and did not know you live in Indiana too. Hopefully he will be up and well soon. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  41. Jac Tubre
    February 1, 2009 at 7:07 pm #

    I just saw your Tweet that all of you are home…Congratulations! Happy Birthday boys…just a few hours early 🙂

    Jac

  42. Kate
    February 1, 2009 at 7:33 pm #

    Praying for you…
    Sending lots of love from Ohio.

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