The Radiant TRT Heart First Ashram®

Updates to Requests for Healing/Wholing Networking directed using The Radiance Technique®, Authentic Reiki®, TRT® Heart
(Most recent updates first)

First received Friday, March 30, 2018
For Dee H. in Aurora, Colorado who had her right foot amputated on March 29 after complications from a blood clot.....[April 7] Dee has moved to the rehab wing of the hospital. Her spirits and mental attitude although initially very positive are starting to become more uncertain as the enormity of this change in her body and life begins to sink in....[April 9] Dee will be going home on Thursday. She will have a wheelchair, crutches and a walker. Her son is fitting her condo with safety bars and other support equipment. She will not be able to bend her right knee to be sure the muscles and ligaments heal to the bone before the doctors can fit her for a prothesis. Her daughter will be in town for a short while to help her adjust to being at home....[May 14] Dee's leg is not healing. She is back in the hospital and further amputation may be required for her right leg. She may also have other complications....[May 16] The doctors had to clean out dead, infected flesh. She had another procedure today to replace clogged stents that prevent blood clots from traveling to her heart. She is scheduled for another surgery to further amputate her leg, this time above the knee. Continued support for Dee, her family and her medical team...[May 18] Dee had another amputation on her right leg above the knee. The surgery went well. She is mentally sharp and no longer in Intensive Care. She will go to a rehab facility after a few days recovery in the hospital.
Update Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Dee was transferred to the rehab facility today with very little warning. Her wound is healing well, better than after the first amputation. Her son is concerned that she is showing signs of being emotionally overwhelmed with all the extreme changes in her physical body.

First received Monday, February 12, 2018
For Linda C. in Brookline, Massachusetts who was just diagnosed with a brain aneurysm, and for her doctors.
Update Friday, May 18, 2018
Linda is having challenges in recovery and rehabilitation following surgery to repair the aneurysm in her brain.

First received Tuesday, April 17, 2018
For R.K.S. In Fairfield, Iowa who has had a red facial rash.
Update Thursday, May 17, 2018
The rash has developed into dermatitis.

First received Thursday, April 12, 2018
For Helen C. In Iowa City, Iowa who is recovering from a broken hip...[April 13] Yesterday was the first day a physical therapist at the nursing home got Helen to take ten steps with a gatebelt and a walker without grimacing in pain. With this success and with motivational talks and encouragement from therapists, Helen is excited to do more on her own... [April 23] With assistance, Helen is learning to use a walker. Her muscles are getting stronger as she needs only one assistant to help her get up and down. She has three therapies: physical, occupational and speech....[May 5] Helen continues to improve. She walked with her walker down the hall to the cafe today. She may be able to go home sometime this coming week.
Update Thursday, May 17, 2018
Helen will return home on Friday, May 18 and will resume her physical therapy there.

First received Monday, July 20, 2015
For Kashlind D. in Chatham, Canada with a complex congenital heart defect who is having surgery on July 23, the third in a series, called the Fontan Procedure...[August 31] Kashlind's surgery has been rescheduled to September 1 or 2... [September 5] The surgery lasted seven hours and went well. Although there were a couple of serious complications, no problems have developed...[September 11] Kashlind has been discharged from the hospital and is doing well. The doctors couldn't finish all that needed to be corrected and he will have to have ongoing future surgeries...[December 22, 2015] Kashlind is continuing to improve and has started school...[October 6, 2016] Kashlind will be having cardiac surgery at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto on October 6 and the following day if needed. With each surgery his health and ability to participate in activities has been improving. With this surgery it is hoped that he will be able to be active without becoming short of breath....[May 15] Kashlind, who was born with only half a heart, is scheduled for another surgery on May 16 at Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. The last surgery did not succeed in improving the blood flow from his heart to his lungs. The goal of this surgery is to try again to increase the flow of the pulmonary artery and clamp off all the small arteries that have developed so oxygenation will increase.
Update Thursday, May 17, 2018
The surgery went well. The surgeon coiled off several collateral veins, stretched the pulmonary artery and other procedures. Now they will monitor Kashlind in hopes that the surgery will help his oxygenation and ability to play and do things.

First received Tuesday, January 30, 2018
For Anne K. in London, England who is in the hospital with bacterial pneumonia and pleurisy...[February 9] Anne is still in the hospital recovering from pneumonia and Norovirus infection. She has fluid on her lungs which have been drained and will need further drainage, but her lungs are free from infection. She is quite weak...[February 14] Although the pneumonia and blood infection are improving, Anne's energy is slipping. She is weak and not eating.... [February 23] Anne is back at the care home. She is still weak and not eating, but much better....[March 15] Physically Anne is doing better. However, the care home management has changed, and it is no longer the supportive environment she initially moved into. The new team has instituted new regulations and is making things uncomfortable for both the residents and their relatives. Since Anne needs her blood-sugar levels checked on a regular basis, this new care team is also threatening to hospitalize her because she needs "medical procedures." Anne's sons, John and Christopher, are also very stressed about the situation...[April 5] Anne has an important assessment meeting with social workers on April 5 at 10:00 a.m. The outcome is uncertain and the situation continues to be very stressful for Anne and her family...[April 15] The assessment went better than expected. The social workers will hold a meeting on April 19 to plan Anne's future...[April 23] Anne's current care home is changing into a dementia residential home. There is now some urgency for Anne to find another care home. Social services have suggested a care home with a mix of dementia and non-dementia residents. Late this afternoon the manager of the proposed care home is going to visit Anne and assess her needs...[April 27] The meeting with the manager went very well, and Anne has been offered a place at a care home in Rickmansworth, England. She could be moving in less than two weeks. Much support is still needed as Anne transitions to her new home.
Update Monday, May 14, 2018
Anne is scheduled to move to her new home on May 22. Her sons will be helping her. Her new room is more spacious and overlooks a garden.

First received Saturday, March 17, 2018
For 37-year-old Crystal G.-S. in Mattituck, New York with a rare invasive carcinoma on her breast...[March 25] Crystal has been told she needs a double mastectomy... [April 19] Crystal has her double masectomy operation today.
Update Sunday, May 13, 2018
Crystal has been diagnosed with stage 3 triple-negative breast cancer which tends to be aggressive. She will begin twenty weeks of intensive chemotherapy next Wednesday right after her port is placed. She was told the first eight weeks will be difficult. Support also for her medical team and family, especially her husband, Michael, and infant son, Hudson.

First received Sunday, April 22, 2018
For Jim N. in St. Petersburg, Florida who has had four serious procedures to correct previously-undetected heart conditions, and for his wife, Sue...[April 28] Jim is still in the ICU, and his wife, Sue, sits with him all day on most days. She is left with many questions about the future and how to handle practical matters with their home and her aging mother.
Update Sunday, May 13, 2018
Jim had an additional surgery which was supposed to last six hours and actually took nine and a half hours. The surgeon wasn't sure he would survive. Today he had more than fourteen post-operative tubes and lines taken out and he took two short walks around the hospital ward. Now doctors say he will be released next Monday or Tuesday. He will go to an outpatient rehab program for about six weeks, while living at home.

First received Tuesday, March 6, 2018
For Vincent, a twelve-year-old dog in New York City, New York who will have oral surgery on March 8; and for his doctor and anesthesiologist...[March 13] During Vincent's dental surgery, a mass was discovered under his tongue. Vincent has been diagnosed with a squamous cell carcinoma. Please support Vincent and his human caretakers, Kim and Taisuke, as they work with the veterinary oncologist determine the best course of treatment...[April 23] "A new cutting-edge therapy which seemed promising has unfortunately had no effect on reducing the growth of the tumor, and we have chosen to discontinue it. Vincent is still on a course of oral chemotherapy which may inhibit the growth of the tumor, but works more slowly, if at all. Continued support is requested for Vincent; for his therapies; for his humans, Kim and Taisuke; and for his companion, Theo."
Update Saturday, May 12, 2018
Vincent made his transition yesterday afternoon. Continued support for Kim and Taisuke, and for Vincent's companion dog, Theo, who is confused and mourning.

First received Wednesday, March 28, 2018
For ten-year-old Case K. in Montana who was expelled from school for behavior problems, and for his parents: his mother has taken a leave of absence from work to homeschool him.
Update Tuesday, May 8, 2018
After seeing a specialist he was diagnosed with attention deficit disorder and put on medication. His improvement is remarkable. He is back in school.

First received Monday, April 23, 2018
For Werner J. in Tubingen, Germany who had a heart attack and is in a coma following the transition of his mother, and for his family.
Update Monday, May 7, 2018
Werner made his transition on Sunday, April 29.

First received Saturday, May 5, 2018
For Julia W. in Iowa City, Iowa in extreme pain under her right ribs.
Update Sunday, May 6, 2018
Julia is feeling some relief today.

First received Tuesday, April 3, 2018
For Jackie W. in Bantry, Ireland who is in the hospital recovering from a second stroke.
Update Friday, May 4, 2018
Continuing support for Jackie following her stroke. The third and fourth fingers of her right hand remain paralyzed and the hand itself is numb. Also, there is some pain from a trapped nerve affecting her back.

First received Tuesday, April 3, 2018
For Daisy, a Bichon dog in Barrington, Rhode Island who will have exploratory surgery today for removal of a mass in her liver...[April 6] Daisy is home and improving daily. She is a tiny dog with a very long incision on her abdomen. Daisy's owner is waiting for pathology report on the portion of her liver which contained the mass... [April 11] The doctor called and said the pathology is inconclusive. There is no cancer or abscess but there is still a liver problem. The doctors are going run a few more cultures, and a specialist is going to consult with his colleagues.
Update Wednesday, May 2, 2018
One month after surgery to remove a lobe of her liver containing a mass, Daisy has had a follow-up blood test that reveals significantly worse liver levels, indication some sort of liver disease. The doctor has prescribed two new medications and a new diet that Daisy refuses to eat. The blood test should indicate a very sick dog, however, she is very energetic and cheerful.

First received Friday, November 10, 2017
For Elisabeth D. G. in Gelnhausen, Germany who has a malignant tumor in her bowel which will be treated with chemotherapy and radiation, and for her husband with Parkinson's disease...[November 20] "I have a lot of pain around my lower back, especially at night, and I have a cold with severe coughing. Necessary investigations are taking a lot of time and I hope the therapies will come soon enough to be effective. My emotional and mental planes are more stable than at the time of the diagnosis, and, sometimes there is a lot of fear."...[November 29] "The cold with coughing vanished quickly and was not followed by the usual sinusitis. The occasional extreme pain in the lower back is probably due to the tumor squeezing a nerve. Tomorrow I will enter the hospital for a two-day investigation. I have a lot to organize around my husband, house and health. Mostly I am calm, trusting and able to avoid fear and dark thoughts." ... [December 10] "My therapy starts tomorrow with one week in the hospital for chemotherapy and radiation, followed by four weeks of radiation and then another week in the hospital for more chemotherapy and radiation. I am grateful, that the tumor had not spread yet. The pain in my back is better. My children help a lot, but I have to find good long term solutions concerning my husband Michael's care. I feel that I need much more time for caring for myself. There is a lot of sadness around this theme...The new situation is difficult for Michael, he is very weak, tired and in the evening often disoriented and sometimes confused."... [January 6] “After 4 weeks of treatments I have side effects like nausea, stomach cramps, painful feelings in my hands, feet and jaw and sometimes irritation in my heartbeat and circulation. It is sometimes very unpleasant, but not dramatic. Next week there will be a new round of chemotherapy and radiation in the hospital. Finding new ways and solutions for Michael's care is a long and challenging process. It seems that a lot of old patterns - resistance, fear and attachments - must be transformed, and more helpful arrangements have to be found. I have a lot of inside and outside work to do. But I am grateful that it is possible to be so active, even though the treatments are really straining. Through all the challenges and obstacles, I simultaneously feel a great power and the certainty that I am supported and uplifted in a very profound way.”... [January 18] "My blood profile is poor. I have to go to the hospital again and perhaps be isolated because of the danger of infections and pneumonia. Treatments to the blood cells have possibly had strong side effects. Also we must find new solutions around Michael's care."...[February 4] "The blood cells are regenerating, my skin is healing relatively quickly from burns from the radiation, and the nausea is much better. While I was in the hospital, Michael had to go to a care facility. He can stay there for another week, and after that I have to make decisions around his care."... [March 8] "Very good news. The tumor has shrunk more than the doctor had expected, and in three weeks I hope to go to a rehabilitation facility for one month. I still have some side effects from the radiation. Michael now has an infection in his foot and is showing more confusion."... [March 27] "My blood values are still poor and I have a severe cold and a painful nerve in my lower back and my leg. Tomorrow I will travel to the Rehabilitation Center. Michael will stay in the facility care for one month. After this month we must experiment with new solutions."...[April 7] "I am in the rehabilitation center now and my cold has vanished. I am very worried about Michael, who has a bladder infection, fever and is very confused and apathetic."
Update Tuesday, May 1, 2018
"After ten days in a hospital, Michael is in a geriatric rehabilitation facility. He is in very poor condition. He has to be fed, is not able to walk or lift his head. The doctors say he cannot be cared for at home anymore. I hope to find a better facility close to his family. In spite of all states of emergency, my tumor apparently vanished totally. I still have lymphatic edema in my ankles and poor blood values."

First received Wednesday, April 11, 2018
For Jerome W. in London, United Kingdom who is hospitalized with kidney and heart problems and edema of the legs and lungs.
Update Monday, April 30, 2018
Jerome is much improved and is back at home. He still needs support as he has trouble breathing and is very weak.

Received Monday, April 23, 2018
For Roland B. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a head injury from a fall, and for his wife and family...[April 24] Roland got eight stitches in his scalp and is now with a cardiologist receiving a holter monitor, as his pulse is showing arrhythmia.
Update Saturday, April 28, 2018
The holter test did not show any news or changes. Roland’s symptoms seem to come from the traumatic fall. Turning in bed makes him nauseous.

First received Friday, April 20, 2018
For Judy in Leicestershire, United Kingdom who is hospitalized for tests.
Update Thursday, April 26, 2018
Judy is very confused and may be showing signs of dementia. She needs support and care, but her family does not live locally.

First received Tuesday, April 17, 2018
For forty-year-old Hannah in Hampshire, United Kingdom with past gynecological conditions who is expecting a baby at the beginning of May...[April 18] Hannah's baby boy was born prematurely this morning.
Update Thursday, April 26, 2018
Hannah has an infection in her womb. Baby Alexander is still preferring the fetal position and is having difficulty straightening out.

Received Sunday, April 15, 2018
For Mark in Hollywood, California as he considers reducing his work hours.
Update Tuesday, April 24, 2018
"My request to reduce my work schedule to four days a week has been approved."

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