I hope this is not just wishful thinking, but I feel Ryan has put together a string of good days. He seems much more at ease, with infrequent signs of discomfort. His nights are equally as uneventful.
Ryan’s body temperature has moved back to a more normal baseline. Since the beating he has been running a little cold, but was subject to wild temperature swings. These swings came on without notice and took hours to resolve. Lately, he is staying fairly stable.
Likewise, his pulse is normalizing. He generally is running in the upper-60’s or low seventies. Many might recall he use to sustain a heart rate around 120. In conjunction, his blood pressure is solid, with the systolic usually below 120. This, to me, is a clear indication that he is suffering less. At least, I hope so.
The days of moaning in agony are fewer and further between. His body tone is noticeably less rigid. His face appears relaxed. He no seldom winces in pain, causing his jaw to lock open.
He looks more like my son.
The Colangelis says
This is great news. Ryan is improving with God’s help. We continue our prayers.
Jane Martellino says
Wonderful news. Our prayers continue for a full and complete recovery.
sally ellis says
What great news! I hope you have days filled with progress and peace in the coming weeks. As always my thoughts are with all of you.
Jo Hobbs says
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands! Well I just did, Ken. This is good news and I am applauding all of you and Team Diviney, too. It is a matter of keeping on keeping on. You can do it, and so can we. Still here. 🙂
Colleen Brunelle says
This is awesome, awesome news. Just the fact that Ryan looks more like your Son must be such a comfort for everyone. I’m so happy to hear that vital signs have stabilized. I love that you continue to share Ryan with all of us. We are all truly with you if not in person, certainly in spirit and prayer. You make a lot of people happy with your positive updates and I look forward to more and more progress. Thank you Ken, Sue and Kari for letting us be part of your family. Continuing to pray!! Always
Debra Blankers says
Ken, this post brought a smile to my face. I am so glad that Ryan seems more comfortable and relaxed. This is great news indeed. May God bless you Ken, Sue, Ryan and Kari. XOXOXOXO
Praise God! Ryan is definitely one of His great works in progress 🙂 Keeping the faith, hope, love and prayers always…
Carla Liberty says
Heartwarming news for our dear Ryan! Ken, I have no doubt God is working His miracle. As I’ve said so many times before, His timing isn’t our own (God can I nudge it along, pretty please??) but He is refining Ryan, just like in the Bible Verse from Malachi 3:3: “He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver.” Yes, in good ol’ layman’s terms, God is spitting/polishing until he shines!!!! And what a day that will be, my friend!
It’s at times like these that we must remember: Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible, and receives the impossible. 🙂 Go God!!! Go Ryan!!!
Sending love and hugs to you all,
Gail Doyle says
I think this post brought a smile to all!!! Everything you and your wife are doing for Ryan is working. A” miracle”is in the making~May Ryan continue to improve ,I will be praying for more good things to happen !!!God bless you all~
Fairmont, West Virginia says
WOW, truly amazing and I am sure comforting on your part as well as your families part. God bless you all. Ryan and the rest of you are always in my prayers in Fairmont, WV.
This posting has brought a HUGE smile to my face. Great news. I believe we will see a MIRACLE very soon!!!! Keep up the good work Ken and Sue!!! You are wonderful parents. It is truely amazing what you have accomplished with your son!! God bless you and your family!
Beautiful post! Brought a smile to my heart. Blessings to you all
Glad to hear! This is only the start of his improving.
God Bless this young man and his most caring family. Healing has begun. I continue to pray for his complete recovery. Know that our Blessed Lord is present with Ryan.
Dianne Vagnozzi Holecek says
This is great news! But of course Ryan is doing better. All the efforts that you and Sue have put forward are seeing results, he has Dr. Rodriquez (which speaks for itself), and you’ve had him to some of the finest facilities in the country (Ruby Memorial, Atlanta, Kessler, your home). But I truly believe that it is the abundance of prayer that is making Ryan stronger and healthier. God hears our prayers, for sure!
Carla Liberty says
For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them. (Matthew 18:20)
Pam GrahamGeorge says
Praise God for your recent posting. And once again, praise God for you, Sue and Kari’s love, caring, and devotion. If any can beat this, it will definitely be Ryan!
Sending you hugs and love, as always.
Thank God I Know God is gonna make a Miracle out of this to show everyone His Works! Reading this just now i am glad to see that hes having better days. I know in the past with the storming with temp, BP and pulse that it was rough for Him. I Pray Everyday that God Puts His Sheltering Arms Around Ryan and Shows A Miracle. I am so glad that you keep us all updated on Ryan when a persons having a bad day seems that you are one that can lift our spirits. Thank God for Ken for Helping us get through each day with His uplifting Blog on here before i know it was upsetting to what Ryan had to go through because of Cruel People out there but with His Family and God He will will be a Miracle!
Paula Yocom says
God bless you, Ken. I think the new diet you and Sue have put Ryan on is doing something — I really do — in addition to all the other wonderful things you and Sue have been doing to help Ryan recover. I can see in the pictures of Ryan where sometimes he seems more alert — I can see it in his eyes. You and Sue take such extraordinary care of him. Hugs from me to you & Sue, Ryan and Kari. I hope your day continues to go well, and always remember each one of you is in my prayers.
Nancy Tawney says
Yay! I am so glad that Ryan is doing better. I will continue to keep the prayers coming. Stay strong and keep up the wonderful work you are doing!
That is awesome news! I do remember those rough days, those painful, intense days of storming. Although we all are not yet where we want to be with Ryan, meaning completely back with us, I am so encouraged to see where he is now. Remembering the past helps us all to take in the present and truly believe in the future. It must feel so good to ‘see’ your son. He’s coming back, Ken, I just know it.
Carrie in Morgantown says
This is wonderful news. Maybe the start of something great.