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Allison Bryant Ally Bryant Updates

First post: 10/16/2016 Latest post: 12/13/2016

This page is set up so prayer warriors can pray further more. I Jessica Fenn Ally's big sister am  going to do my very best to update in a very fast manner to Emily Fenn my sister in law so she can get the updates to all of you. Rule number one in anyone praying over my sister and our family is that you not only pray and speak life, but you think it and believe it. I need pure hearts of strong, fighting faith. There will be no limiting God in this...not one second. Thank you so much for your prayers. In the early hours of October 14th around midnight, Ally and 3 friends were going camping and then hunting to follow. They were traveling down a dirt road a little fast, lost control and hit a tree. Ally and another female were ejected. I do not mind updating on the passengers of what I do know, but would only like to do so with permission and more clear information. After she was ejected, Ally met head on with another tree where she would wait for paramedics 1.5 hours to 2 hours later. She was immediately intubated and flown by helicopter to the hospital once they got to her. She suffers with several fractures on her skull with some in her temporal area and ear canal. Although her brain is bleeding and there is air in brain, her biggest injury is her skull. We have knowledge that a skull is hard to break, but having several fractures on a skull is even harder. Her brain is bruised in the frontal area. The back of the brain took a severe impact and injury, but has no blockage. Thermal area of the brain that controls the body temperature was affected, so there is one machine keeping this in check for Ally. There are 4 arteries that go from the heart to the brain. The left one under eye and towards back of brain was either injured, severely agitated, or slightly torn. Wording may be a little off with this as information is being fastly written as doctors are in and out. I do know this particular "artery" is close to the "juggler vein."
She is what we are calling a best case scenario miracle for a worst case situation. She does respond to pain and light well. She can breathe on her own, but considering the circumstances..she has help and has not. She has several fractures in her face and skull. A blood test from October 15th had shown she had stopped bleeding out, but at the time, there was still lots of fluids and blood coming off her brain and stomach. Upon her arrival, her face was extremely swollen and bruised. Swelling in face has gone down drastically as of today(Oct 16th) So far, no bone injuries in her spine...nothing can be told about the soft tissues around her spine. Her lungs are pretty bruised up. There are no broken ribs, but pulmonary contusions.
Biggest concerns to pray over for now among many: 
1) High sodium- this is due to the brain leaking proteins from injury. There could be too much or too little of the hormones being put out as well, but this is not a main concern to address yet.
2) hearing and vision: we will know more with time 
3) risk of blood clots
4) bleeding and swelling of brain


I want to take time and talk about all the pros...her lungs, heart, kidneys, and urine all show to be fine and working well. Considering her condition, she does show to have a high brain activity. Today, on October 16th, she has shown a lot of progress as she has everyday. Her main progress today is movement with some of that movement being on command. She is a miracle for sure as we only get shown that more everyday. Basically, the current status is to hurry up and wait while Ally gets fluids, meds, oxygen, and lots of rest. If you do not know Ally, she is a precious bubbly light that has an old soul and heart to help her family and friends. She has always been beyond her years and a strong fighter. Our family does have peace in knowing that God is not done with her yet! Thank you again for your prayers!

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