Welcome to our CaringBridge website. Thank you for supporting John!
Welcome friends, family and associates of Kittery/York and beyond! John suffered a brain aneurysm on May 24th, which caused (temporary) paralysis of both left-side arm and leg.
Milestones to-date: - Released from ICU on June 21 - Released from Acute Care Hospital on July 23 - July 23 HOME FINALLY!! - Started HomeCare with York Hospital therapies daily (PT, ST and OT) on July 26 - Walking with Quad-cane unassisted. NEXT: - Graduating to single point cane, with assistance! - Graduating from HomeCare September 2 - Starts Out-Patient rehab back at Northeast Rehab Hospital September 9 NINE MONTHS post Aneurysm: - "Nearly" graduated from Out-Patient PT/OT - Working with a Personal Trainer who specializes in balance, strength and endurance in people with "stroke-like" symptoms - Walking without cane at home and in the office - Climbing stairs both upstairs to bed and downstairs - Sleeping in his own bed and showering independently - Almost feeding himself with his left (dominant) hand
There was a special fund established for John's medical expenses. We have had a tremendous outpouring of prayers, well-wishes, positive energy and donations to-date. Thank you.
If you would like to donate to John's GoFundMe account, it is much appreciated and needed. GoFundMe.com (search for John Beddoe).
We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. He has a long road with a good roadmap to get back to his fighting strength and balance!! Thank you for supporting John AND Nancy at this rough time. Please DONATE, fund him, this is going to be tough impact.