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Tracy’s Story

Tracy Stuffle suffered a massive stroke from a vessel hemorrhage on Monday, January 21, 2013. Tracy is currently in ICU in a hospital in Nashville, TN. He is in a medically induced coma with a drainage cath in the brain to drain off blood from the brain. When the drainage cath was placed in the brain, it caused another bleed. Read the journal below to get more information on Tracy's progress and journey. We ask that you please pray for him as this will be a long journey. On Sept 23, 2013 Tracy came home for the first time since Jan 21, 2013!  He is currently doing therapy at home and hoping to get into an outpatient rehab by Jan 2015. 

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CT of shunt and brain looked great!! No blockage, no malfunction, no infection!!! Dr. Ulm said, places that were damaged from bleeds and stroke were healed! The repeating question asking he said could be a good sign that the brain is reconnecting and still healing. He said, Tracy looked great!!! He is sending Tracy to a psychiatrist to have him put Tracy on a anti-depressant that will help him, but yet calm his mind down without knocking him out! He said, people who were inside thinkers before stroke, sometimes come back being outside thinkers and this could be what's happening. Everything is waking up. 

He also said the UTI issue is probably coming from the catheter not being changed but once a month (Home Health's policies!) He said a catheter should be changed every 24 to 72 hours! He thinks that's why Tracy hasn't been able to get rid of the on going UTI. So, he's sending Tracy to see a Urologist next Monday to see what they think is our next step in clearing this up and getting Tracy back on track. 

Tracy was sooooo relieved!!!! He was also so excited to get to see Dr. Ulm again and show him how he has progressed since last year! 

Thank you to everyone who prayed for Tracy and for me also!!! I will never ever be able to ever thank y'all enough for the love, prayers and support you all have given to us!!!!! We are abundantly blessed with THE greatest friends and family ever!!!!!! We love you all!!!!

Dear God,
Once again, You proved Yourself to us!!!!! You don't have to, but You do!!! ALL praise, honor and glory is placed on You!!!! None of this would be possible without YOU!!!! I love YOU!!!!!!! Thanks is NEVER enough!!!!!
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karen   J higginbothan
By karen J higginbothan
thanks be God: this is a early birthday gift for me this jan 21st.
Teresa McLamb-Matthews
By Teresa McLamb-Matthews
PTL!! For this great news! 😄 We serve an awesome God that knows our needs even before we realize them! Still have you and Lib in my daily prayers for complete healing throughout your body! Hang in there brother, God's got something great in store for your future! 🎶🎵🎹🎤 Sending prayers from Holden Beach, NC 🙌
Teresa Matthews
Donna Crawford
By Donna Crawford
What a marvelous God we serve! Praise His name! Love and continued prayers!
The Lordsmen
By The Lordsmen — last edited
God Is an awesome God He reigns from Heaven above and pours His blessings out on us daily. This report is for shouting GLORY.
David Chandler
By David and Kelly Chandler
Praise God for healing mercies! You are still in our prayers.
Diane Koch
By Diane Koch
Oh, Libby, Praise God! What encouraging news! We stand in awe of what an awesome God we serve and His faithfulness to us! We'll continue to pray for God's guidance with Dr. Ulm and any other doctors that may be involved. You and Tracy are going to have a wonderful Thanksgiving! What a mighty God we serve! Our love and prayers to you both, Diane and Barry Koch - Delaware
Clayton Lindsey
By Clayton Lindsey [John 3:16]
God is good , He is all we need,
may God bless , you .
with Gods love and grace
Scott Berry
PRAISE GOD FOR WHICH ALL BLESSINGS FLOW. Tracy and Libbi I will continue to pray for you two as God continues to heal Tracy and that He will continue His Blessings upon the two of you.
Wilda Gibson
At this Thanksgiving Season, 2014, we have so many blessings for which to be thankful, among which are Tracy and Libbi Stuffle!!!! God has been so good to you and us. I just thank Him for the many miracles he's given you this past year. Take care and enjoy the time spent with each other. God is so good!!!! Love, Prayers and Blessings....
Becky Kern
By Becky Kern
Amen & Amen