Tyler’s Story

Site created on April 28, 2021

Welcome to Tyler's CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting.   Tyler tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday,  April 18.  By Monday evening he went to the ER and was quickly admitted to the ICU.  With kidney failure and pneumonia, they started dialysis daily and tried to get his oxygen levels up to no avail.  On Tuesday, April 27, he was put on a ventilator.  They are hopeful this will allow his lungs and body to rest and begin to heal.  SO much is up in the air and unknown, but we are getting daily updates from the doctors and we will post any changes.  THANK YOU for all the well wishes and prayers!  We have become aware of people praying for him from New York to Japan and we are so humbled.  

Newest Update

Journal entry by Karla Simons

OK, I lied.... THIS is my final post!  Many of you are not on Facebook so I needed to do the final close of the loop here as well.  Tyler was discharged Tuesday and he is HOME with us for a week or two to re-acclimate and get all his follow-up docs/procedures in line.  His feeding tube will finally be removed Friday!  He is eating, walking, and very grateful!  We are beyond thrilled and, again, thank you for all the love and support.  No need to reply (we feel the love!) but just wanted you to see Tyler getting sprung!  With full hearts, KPCJ
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