This story begins in September.
I didn't want to talk about it because I didn't know what the outcome would be but now I can finally tell you all the story.
So some of you may remember Josh came out to Sacramento at the beginning of September to spend the week of Labor Day with me. He had been here for about 24 hours when he got a call from him mom and dad telling him that his grandma had been in a serious car accident. She was out driving and had been in an accident. What made it worse was the fact that she wasn't wearing her seat belt. She ended up going through the windshield and was placed in the ICU.
The doctors said that she had massive brain swelling and wasn't showing any signs of brain activity.
Josh didn't know what to do. His parents told him that he needed to get back as soon as possible to say his goodbyes. So on Labor Day he got on a plane and headed back to WV. When he got there he updated me on her and told me that she wasn't breathing on her own, they had her on a ventilator and that she had so much swelling they had to open her skull to let it expand. The doctors wanted to keep her on the ventilator and see what would happen when the swelling went down.
That was Labor Day weekend.
Until this past week she has been on the ventilator. On Thursday his grandmother woke up. Like started breathing on her own, opened her eyes and wanted to talk. They took her off the vent and she started talking. She knew who she was, who the people around her were and what was going on. She doesn't however remember anything about the accident and had no idea that so much time has passed. When they told her it was almost Christmas she responded with, "Well I better get to Christmas shopping."
To say that Josh and his family is ecstatic can't even describe it properly. The doctors say that she's going to have to go through a lot of physical therapy for her muscles but that she's going to make a full recovery. They said she might even get to go home before Christmas. So this year, we have our own Christmas miracle.