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Rider/Boyfriend Down 05/28/05

On Friday around noon my boyfriend went down on his 05 Gixxer 1000 in Mrytle Beach SC with no helmet on.

They were on their way back from the beach and headed towards the hotel. They were about a block away when all of a sudden he fell off his bike. They could figure out why he fell. He is a very good rider and has been for 15 years. Expectaters say that it looked like he fainted and fell off the bike head first. He slid about 20 ft face first into a curb.

I got the call as I was loading up bikes to go to the gap. I jumped into the truck and headed straight down there. 5 hour drive with one of my girlfriends. When I got there it was 11:00pm and they were putting him to sleep and they were only letting faimly come in.

I got in the next morning by saying I was his Fiance. He looked terrible. He fractured his neck and broke his wrist. They did 2 brain surgeries on his head. His head was cut off to allow swelling. His whole left side of his face is road rashed up. They came to the conclusion that at the first impact to the ground he was knocked out before hand because he has no road rash on his palms or the inside of his arms or out.

So at this point I am at home still waiting on an update on him.

Please send out preyers to him and his family
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post #2 of 74 (permalink) Old 05-30-2005, 10:28 AM
 
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Unfortunate. Hope everything comes through.
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I am so sorry to hear that, we will definatly be praying him.
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geez Roz, so sorry to hear that....hope everything turns out ok....
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So sorry to hear that.

You have our prayers.
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Sorry Diva... I hope he pulls through.

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That is terrible D.. I am very sorry to hear that.. I hope he has a speedy recovery.. I will keep him in my prayers as well..
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That is terrible D.. I am very sorry to hear that.. I hope he has a speedy recovery.. I will keep him in my prayers as well..

+1 We will have him in our prayers as well.
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My prayers as well.

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I will add him to our prayer list,
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WOW!! That is sad news. Sure will be thinking of Him in my prayers, Yourself and the family.
Sorry to hear.
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post #12 of 74 (permalink) Old 05-30-2005, 01:54 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks guys

The only update I have so far is that the swelling on his face has come down but now he is pitching a fever at 104.

Doctors still havent determined anything yet.
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Hey, Diva.

As hard as it might be try to keep us posted. I for one hate to here "Rider down" Or freind down or anyone for that matter. You definatly have our support as you wait yourself for info. So be sure to stick around and keep your chin up up through this. Your friend,
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Hope everything works out. What on earth was he doing riding w/o a lid?

Not that there is an answer to that. Just one of those things you cant help but wonder.

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I'm really sorry to hear this. I hope he pulls through ok, hang in there.
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We'll be thinkin' about him throughout his stay and speedy recovery, Roz. I'm sorry to hear that this happened.

to you, as well!


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Hi Roz...

I have been thinking about you today, and wondering how your boyfriend was doing. <----For You ! I am glad you decided to share the situation here with your new found family, and I believe just by having somewhere to come & chat will help you as well !! Hey, you have my cell, so call whenever if you need to talk ! You & he have been in my prayers since Sat. and I won't take either of you out until we al know he's on the road to recovery ! Chin up Girl, we got your back



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Sorry to hear about it Diva. I hope he comes good before too long.
Keep your chin up!

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Man O Man!
to hear that Roz!
You & your S/O and family have our prayers for a speedy recovery!

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OH Roz that sucks Hugs to you honey. He will be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
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