Hey Boys and girls

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by Spotter22, Dec 3, 2019.

  1. LouieLouie

    LouieLouie Team Owner

    Wow prayers to both of you and your families. Its a tough recovery but stick with it and you will be back to normal in no time!
  2. LARRY

    LARRY Stages! Stages! We don't need no stinking stages!!

    Best thoughts for you and your brother.
  3. Conover

    Conover Team Owner

    Lifting prayers for you all!
  4. Clutch

    Clutch Team Owner

    Any update on how the two of you are doing?
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  5. Spotter22

    Spotter22 Team Owner

    I just got home after getting to see my brother for the first time since the accident and my stroke. Im coming along well, still have some memory problems and right side weakness but Im able to do all the everyday things and take care of myself. My brother cant walk, BUT we got some encouraging news and the doctors think he will walk again after extensive rehab. It may take up to a year but they are confident he will do so. That was the best Christmas present we could ever ask for. My mother is a rock but I know she is emotionally spent after going through this and I ask you guys and girls to keep them both in your prayers. Thank you for asking Clutch, means a lot. I have some pictures of the accident at the race track and I will post them later. They are hard for me to look at but I want others to see what a miracle it is that he is still alive. God bless you all and Merry Christmas to my friends here on the forum.
  6. Hotrod

    Hotrod Team Owner

    That is good news on both of you! Thanks for the
    update and keep chipping away at it.

    Back in '92 I was involved in a fairly serious accident.
    It included surgery and 3 months of rehab.
    I use to tell myself "if Davey Allison can make
    it through his , I can make it through mine".
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  7. Fordracing7

    Fordracing7 2018 Pick em Champion

    Prayers to you and your family man. Happy to hear everything is moving in the right direction!
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  8. Spotter22

    Spotter22 Team Owner

    Gonna try to post these pics of my brothers wreck. This has been a tough deal but I wanted to share, Ive been with him and he is going through rehab like a champ. buddy1.jpg buddy2.jpg buddy1.jpg buddy2.jpg buddy3.jpg buddy4.jpg
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  9. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Wow, that was a hell of a wreck, glad he is doing better
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  10. aunty dive

    aunty dive Team Owner

    Terrible crash. Your brother is lucky he survived that.

    All our best wishes to both of you and to your mother.
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  11. kkfan91

    kkfan91 Taking a 10-200

    Good god, that's awful. Was it the result of contact or catch and flip?
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  12. Spotter22

    Spotter22 Team Owner

    He is, and thank you brother. Notice in the last pic, halo support bar is broken.
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  13. Spotter22

    Spotter22 Team Owner

    Contact, he was high side and got caught in the left rear. ( for the lead) He would want yall to know that. ;)
  14. 2 Sweet

    2 Sweet Legend

    Yikes. That looks horrific.

    Glad he's alive to tell the story and I hope he's feeling better!
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  15. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Much respect for the racer that would want us to know that the wreck occurred while he was battling for the lead.

    Great to hear that he is doing well in rehab.
    I always appreciate reading your racing knowledge and experiences here at RF.
    I wish you and your brother only the best and great recoveries.
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  16. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    ^ ditto
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  17. Spotter22

    Spotter22 Team Owner

    Thanks, you know how these drivers are. ;)
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  18. MRM

    MRM Team Owner

    Dang. I've never seen a DLM come apart like that.
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  19. sdj

    sdj Just a race fan

    :eek2: WOW, he is lucky to be with us for sure. Glad both you and he are on the mend. Prayers out to all.
    I also like, where he made sure to tell he was going for the lead. :booya: :punkrocke
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  20. Larsonfan1995

    Larsonfan1995 Team Owner

    Look up Jack Bland's 1996 Hagerstown wreck. This reminds me of that.
  21. Hotrod

    Hotrod Team Owner

    Hey Spotter; how about an update on you two bro's before Daytona consumes us. Thanks.
  22. Spotter22

    Spotter22 Team Owner

    Current situation. I'm back to about 90% and doing some work, my speech and memory is much better. Might go down to Daytona for a couple of days. My Brother was released last week from Roper Spinal institute and is using a walker but he is walking! He will continue out patient therapy but they say he is well ahead of schedule and they are certain he will make a full recovery!

    Thank all of you for your thoughts and prayers during this time, it was much appreciated!

    Lets go Racing!
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  23. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    Sounds like both of you are on the road to recovery. Thanks for the up-date. :)
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  24. DUN24

    DUN24 Skeptical of the Spectacle

    Great news. Glad to hear everyone is on the mend. What a wild crash...
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  25. Hotrod

    Hotrod Team Owner

    Thanks for the update Spotter! Yes....lets go racing !
  26. jaqua19

    jaqua19 Team Owner

    I have to say, this really warms my heart. You are a survivor. I don't recall if I disclosed this here to the forum, or just a few posters. But in the summer of 2018, I was hospitalized with Guillian Barre Syndrome for almost 3 months. June 12th-August 28th. Paralysis from my hands and my face spread to my diaphragm, resulting respiratory failure and a med flight into Boston on a respirator where I descended into total paralysis as my nerves healed. While I didn't have any cognitive issues with it like a stroke, like you, I had to learn to speak properly again, breath, walk stand use the bathroom etc. I'm fully recovered, except for some minor neuropathy and nerve damage in my feet still, and some general fatigue and occasional weakness. So I too share the journey have having to overcome a scary medical issues.

    My point here, is my sensitive nature is now extra-sensitive to those who overcome medical hardships. So well done on your recovery this last month and finding the resolve to overcome your stroke!! Very happy for you.

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  27. aunty dive

    aunty dive Team Owner

    Jeez ... That’s nasty. I’m happy for both of you.
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  28. DUN24

    DUN24 Skeptical of the Spectacle

    Damn man. That is rough. Couldn't fathom. I'm glad you've also recovered.
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