This is Shanna's friend, Briana, and I am writing to
update you on her lastest health situation, per her request.
admitted to St. Luke's East in Lee's Summit on Tuesday night after suffering
from breathing difficulties; she currently is in the ICU. When she was admitted,
her blood pressure was dangerously low, and her body was retaining a lot of
water, as it has in the past. They were able to drain five liters of liquid from
her body, which helped her to feel more comfortable. They had her on a heavy
duty oxygen mask for the first couple of nights, but she is now on a nasal
The most serious issue she is facing is congestive heart failure; her heart is weakening. This is the most immediate danger to her right now.
asked that I provide you all with the direct phone line to her room; she enjoys
hearing from people, so feel free to contact her at (816) 607-0017.
Thank you for keeping Shanna in
your thoughts and prayers!