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Mar 9, 2016 Latest post:
Jul 17, 2016
After not being able to reach Kelli for about a day and a half I called out of work on Wednesday February 24th and headed to Peterborough to check on her. Mark & Jan called the police to get someone there asap as I'm a good 45 minutes away.
I arrived at 10:00 AM just about 10 minutes after the officer got there. The ambulance was already on the way. Kelli was in very bad shape, on the floor struggling to breath and flailing her arms.
Her blood sugar was 925, she had a body temperature of only 87, was severely dehydrated with dangerously low blood pressure.
Monadnock hospital in Peterborough did their best to stabilize her in an effort to get her to Dartmouth Hitchcock. She should have and would have been air lifted out but the med flight helicopter wasn't flying due to the bad weather. They transported her the hour and a half trip by ambulance and wasn't expected to survive the trip.
She has been fighting ever since. No one really knows what happened or how long she was on the floor, our best guess is somewhere between 24 - 36 hours. She is a brittle diabetic and was fighting what she thought was the flu which I now suspect was pneumonia.
I will fill in more blanks later but that was how this all began.