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I'm here Kimber!!!  Not on the boards as often as I would like to be but I am always here in heart and you are ALWAYS in my prayers.  Momma is doing well and this year we are going to walk one lap together in May.  Cynthia

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 Once again I am lost as to the correct place to say this...... kimber as you know isn't quite finished with her fight against cancer...... but hopefully that will be a thing of the past....... right now she is having problems with her heart......... she has always had problems with her heart but her cardiologist took care of the main problem awhile back or so we thought....... they are still planning the surgery for may 12 but if her status doesn't change soon she will be going in under the worst possible circumstances.... i have been praying that God would heal my wife of these afflictions but unfortunately sometimes the answer is no...... well that answer is one that i can't accept.... if i lost my wife right now and our son loses his mother..... i' m sorry if my typing is off.... it is hard to see the keys through my tears...... i am not the kind of man who cries often or gets sentimental over babies or touchy feel good movies..... but i am the kind of man who doesn't care what others think about me if i shed a tear or two for my wife....... kimber is my reason for breathing....... she is my light at the end of a dark tunnel..... her laughter is contagious...... her hugs are very warm and comforting...... her smile reminds me of the mona lisa...... it is like she knows something but refuses to tell..... then again her smile makes her shine so brightly....... and i would have never thought in a million years that a woman as beautiful as she is would ever go out on a date with a guy like me...... when we were getting married and i saw her for the first time in her wedding dress it was like she floated down the aisle..... i say that because someone as beautiful as she was had to be an angel who's feet never touched the ground because it was her wings that carried her to me...... sorry.... i am going on and on and all i wanted to say is please pray for my wife..... she needs all the help that she can get.... and i wanted to keep bumping this so everyone would know that it is out there and so far we have only raised 445.00...... i would like for kimber to come back to us strong and happy when she would see how much you all love her..... which seems to be close to how much i love her.....


   

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BUMP!!!!! BILLY,,, I Agree, and That Just Goes to Show, ONLY REAL MEN CAN CRY! ,,,,, I'm Praying! Brother,,,, and I'm Still Posting The Relay FYI as Much as I Possibly Can,,,,,, 47 DAYS LEFT! ,,,, COME ON EVERYONE,,,, LETS TRY AND GET THE MESSAGE OUT THERE! MOST IMPORTANTLY! KEEP PRAYING FOR KIMBER,,,,  LIKE BILLY REQUESTED,,,,, GOD Bless You All!

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Thank you Rambo for that support and for helping me keep this thread alive.....I. Know Kimber wanted to see an end to cancer in her lifetime and right now I just hope she stays alive to see her dream come true.

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BUMP......... !!!!!   Billy , You and Kimber and Your Son are always in my thoughts and Prayers Everyday ,,, The power of Prayer is Amazing ...... God Bless you ............

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Come on folks, $445 is not much considering how many members we have just on the forums side of Police Link.


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 just thought i would let everybody know someone just made a generous donation of 200.00...... so we are now up to 645.00....... and i also just  learned that Tim Dowdy an IMPD Homicide Detective was just diagnosed with an incurable form of cancer.... with treatment he may have up to a year left in his life........ without treatment he will have only months..... this is kimbers former partner in homicide and i really don't know how i am going to break the news to her...... i will have to get a hold of Tim and see if he wants to tell her or not...... for the moment though they are keeping Kimber completely sedated........ so until they bring her around the best that any of us could do right now is pray for both of them. 

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BUMP,,,,  Thanks for the Up-Date Bro, Will Do.

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 i have some good news for everyone.... someone got the message mixed up about her former partner in homicide...... Tim Dowdy is fine..... he was the one informing the rest of us that a different detective was diagnosed with cancer...... not that that is a good thing but it did ease my mind about tim...... i was just starting to wonder how much God thought my wife could take...........

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Billy , thank you for the up dated information on Kimber's situation. I will continue to pray for her and keep bumping this thread. The tears of a Husband and Father are the showing of Compassion and Love. Many others on this forum are also shedding tears foe Kimber and You and the Family. We can only pray for the best outcome because the situation is not in our hands but in the hands of the Lord God. May God Bless and everything turn out right.


Glory earned on the field of battle , can never be taken away , you take it with you to the grave. Quote by General George Armstrong Custer

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Billy , thank you for the up dated information on Kimber's situation. I will continue to pray for her and keep bumping this thread. The tears of a Husband and Father are the showing of Compassion and Love. Many others on this forum are also shedding tears foe Kimber and You and the Family. We can only pray for the best outcome because the situation is not in our hands but in the hands of the Lord God. May God Bless and everything turn out right.


you are right...... it is all in His hands now and that is not always a thing i like..... if i have no control over the situation that tends to bother me...... must be the stripes..... which reminds me that God said  by my stripes you shall be healed..... yet my wife is laying in a hospital bed while they keep her completely sedated in an effort to help get her SVT under control and at the same time to get her heart beating in a normal sinus rhythm........ SVT is Super Ventricular Tachycardia...... she also suffers from MVP Mitro Valve Prolapse which is keeping her heart from beating in a normal sinus rhythm..... they are not going to try to revive her until she has 24 hours of a controlled heart rate as well as a normal sinus rhythm....... i just wish she knew when i was visiting her that i was holding her hand......


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BUMP,,,Well The News about Tim is a Plus, Thanks Billy, We Will Keep Praying.

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....... i just wish she knew when i was visiting her that i was holding her hand......



She knows.


My prayers continuing for you and your family.


 

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BUMP,,, JUST CHECKIN IN...

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Hang in there Billy, God knows we all love her and need her more prayers going up . Give her my love when she wakes up.


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You have my support and my prayers.

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Hang in there Billy, God knows we all love her and need her more prayers going up . Give her my love when she wakes up.


i will..... they started to time her this morning....... around 9 am her heart started to calm down.... so she has gone 3 hours of a controlled heart rate... right now i just came home for lunch...... i am heading back there in a few minutes to help her fight..... i whisper in her ear to see if she responds to anything..... but right now she is just too tired of fighting...... at least that is what the doctors say...... 


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Kimber.


We are all behind you 500%.. God knows you are a fighter. God loves ALL of us. Keep fighting...


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 we are up to 655.00 and we only have 46 days left in which to reach our goal......... please keep donating so when they wake up kimber i can tell her how nicely everyone banned together her to help her reach her goal....... i have already told her how much you all are praying for her and when i did her heart rate started to go up so i told her to calm down and relax....... it makes you wonder...... even if you are completely sedated how much can you hear things going on around you....

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BUMP,,, JUST CHECKIN IN,,,,, Ok $655.00,,,Lets Getter Done! Pass The Word Around,,, We want lots more Money for the Relay, and Lots n Lots More Prayers for Kimber....GOD Bless All Our PL Family....

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My continued heartfelt prayers are with you and your family Billy.  Stay strong, we are here for you.

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 we are up to 655.00 and we only have 46 days left in which to reach our goal......... please keep donating so when they wake up kimber i can tell her how nicely everyone banned together her to help her reach her goal....... i have already told her how much you all are praying for her and when i did her heart rate started to go up so i told her to calm down and relax....... it makes you wonder...... even if you are completely sedated how much can you hear things going on around you....



  Billy , I don't know much about an induced coma situation but I have heard of many people who have come out of comas and remember some things that took place. Even people who are under anesthesia can sometimes remember parts of conversations that were made during the surgery.


  Faith has been an important part of you lives with you guys for quite some time now , I would continue believing that Kimber can hear each and every word you say , every touch , every kiss , and maybe even every thought.  Faith and Prayers my Brother and Sister , Faith and Prayers !


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 well kimber had a set back today....... i think that the less that i talk to her the more she stays calm and her heart rate stays stable..... they restarted the clock at 6 pm....... i left to get some dinner and when i came back the nurse said she calmed down and they restarted the clock..... this time i just held her hand and gave her a soft kiss on her cheek before i had to leave for the night and so far the clock is still ticking down..... hopefully they will discontinue the meds keeping her asleep tomorrow at 6 pm...... i cant wait to see her beautiful eyes looking up to me again.

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 this is an old post that i kept for my wife because it was so moving and i decided to copy it and repost it here.............i hope this ok.....



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 I am so very sorry to hear this, it seemed as if she was doing better this week, and I wondered why I had not heard from her last night or today. She has prayed so very hard for me and I feel bad as if I didnt pray hard enough for her..in all the pain that she must have been in all she kept asking me about was how I was doing and if I was sleeping any better and that if I needed anything she would drive to Chicago and do what ever she could, thats about 187miles one way- That is the type of person she is...always worried about her Brothers and Sisters in Blue.


 


Well Little Sis, you asked me if I would light a candle for you back before you had your operation and pray for you- and I did and I have been praying for you...and tonight I will light another candle and ask Our heavenly father to please get you through this and get you back home with the Sarge-(Billy).


 


I ask everyone here on Police Link to please take a few minutes tonight before you go to sleep and ask God to heal our Sister...even if you do not know her,..PLEASE do it, she would do it for you in a second and all she would need to know is that you needed the help and the prayers. Both LEO and non-LEO please pray for our Sister.....


 


 


 



 


 


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