A good friend, Wendy, has contracted what appears to be a drug resistant staphylococcus infection. None of the antibiotics she has been given seem to help much. It started as a scratch on her leg while gardening 3 weeks ago. Now it has spread internally.
She has been in the hospital for nearly 2 weeks now. The doctors are uncertain if she will survive. Her kidneys are only working intermittently and the doctors are afraid they may have to start her on kidney dialysis. Yesterday, the doctors diagnosed her with pneumonia. She has not been able to think rationally much of the time and often confused. She sometimes does not recognize friends or family.
This woman is a devout Catholic who spends her free time taking care of elderly nuns at a nearby Franciscan convent infirmary.
She is a very good friend and I am very worried.
I ask for prayers for my friend Wendy.