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Posted 2018-07-20T20:15:06Z

A Fly in the Ointment

It's been a very tough week for Sharon, but things are now looking up.  On Sunday she was doing well and having physical therapy, even walking around the nurses station with a walker and some help --  but by Monday, had contracted an infection which they suspected was pneumonia. As it turns out she had both a staph and a strep infection.  She also has an air bubble in her lung that was causing some issues.  They have been treating the infections and the air bubble and are confident that things are/will continue to improve.  Her airway was compromised so she needed help in that regard as well.  Things are moving along though and she should be feeling and doing better  this evening.  Thank you for your continued support, as always.... and for the kind souls at Sherwood who have been keeping my Dad, Brian and Tommy well fed.  It really does take a village, and the Egans are eternally grateful for all the help we have received. And thanks to Peggy for making the trek from Chicago for a visit.

Best to all -

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Comments (25)

  • Nancy Prendergast
    Nancy Prendergast

    So sorry for the setbacks that Sharon has encountered this week. But we are heartened to know that things are improving. We pray for strength for Sharon and for her continued recovery.

    one year ago · Reply
  • Kelly Donoway
    Kelly Donoway

    Thanks for the update Kate. As always, I am sending positive and healing thoughts to Sharon. She is truly a fighter. I miss her & love her so much & am praying for her to come home soon! I know she is in good hands with all of her caretakers in Milwaukee. Love to all! 😘🙏🏻❤️

    one year ago · Reply
  • Mary Diemer
    Mary Diemer

    Thanks for letting us know. I’ve been thinking about her and praying she continues to get stronger 🙏

    one year ago · Reply
  • Debra Schmidt
    Debra Schmidt

    Praying for Sharon. ❤️

    one year ago · Reply
  • Teresa Gloekler
    Teresa Gloekler

    We continue to keep Sharon in our prayers. She is one tough cookie!!🙏🏻❤️

    one year ago · Reply
  • Margaret

    Continued prayers for healing and strength

    one year ago · Reply
  • Genevra Waldron
    Genevra Waldron

    Thinking of you Sharon as you continue your fight! Keep up your strength and spirit. You are continually in our thoughts and prayers. Love and hugs - Matthew, Genevra, Maggie, Lucy and Molly

    one year ago · Reply
  • Bud and Char
    Bud and Char

    So sorry to hear about the set back. Like they say "baby steps" and unfortunately that's what Sharon has to take. She is a strong person. We all have faith in her. She can get through this with everyone's prayers and happy thoughts. Keeping her in our thoughts and prayers. Char and Bus

    one year ago · Reply
  • Suzanne Gaudreau
    Suzanne Gaudreau

    Prayers continue. Thanks for the update. Xx

    one year ago · Reply
  • Suzanne grande
    Suzanne grande

    Keep up the fight Sharon & thanks again Kate for keeping us updated 😘😘

    one year ago · Reply
  • Lidia Barnes
    Lidia Barnes

    Always praying for Sharon, Dave and the entire family.

    one year ago · Reply
  • Suzanne Strejeck Wyker
    Suzanne Strejeck Wyker

    Thanks Kate. Sending positive thoughts and prayers to Sharon everyday 🙏💕, with much love ...

    one year ago · Reply
  • Kathy Lavin
    Kathy Lavin

    Hi Sharon, You never took the easy route, did you? I know you will come out on top. You are so strong and I am in awe of all that you manage to stand up to and conquer. You are a warrior (princess? is that bad?)! Still praying and sending positive vibes. Love you, Kathy

    one year ago · Reply
  • Cathy Patterson
    Cathy Patterson

    Kate- many thanks for your update. Our prayers continue for Sharon and I am confident that her strong will and determination will bring forth a better week ahead. Bud & Cathy

    one year ago · Reply
  • Loretta Vanni
    Loretta Vanni

    So much love and positive energy going out to my beautiful, strong friends. Be kind to yourselves. Xoxox

    one year ago · Reply
  • Michele Flynn
    Michele Flynn

    Thanks for the update, Kate. I know Sharon will persevere, but sending all the good juju I can.

    one year ago · Reply
  • Julie Wood
    Julie Wood

    Oh, Kate!!! So very sorry to hear this. What difficult challenges. Praying for God's healing power to be doubly present and carry her through. Hugs and much love to all of you.

    one year ago · Reply
  • cindy monaghan
    cindy monaghan

    Will continue to keep all of you in our prayers. Stay strong, and do not hesitate to ask for help!

    one year ago · Reply
  • Stephanie Carraway
    Stephanie Carraway

    Keeping Sharon in our thoughts and prayers. She is a warrior! Thanks so much for the updates Kate. 💕

    one year ago · Reply
  • Mary Kay Keahon Purvis
    Mary Kay Keahon Purvis

    Continued prayers and hugs from all of us Sharon and family!! XO MK/The Purvis Family

    one year ago · Reply
  • Nancy Fleury
    Nancy Fleury

    Thanks for the update, Kate! Sharon is truly amazing and our prayers continue for her and your whole family!! Please reach out if we can help in any way!! We pray the week ahead brings strength and healing for Sharon! Sending love and prayers!! Xoxo

    one year ago · Reply
  • Robin Stafford
    Robin Stafford

    Thank you for the updates. I'm sorry to hear it was a rough week. Continued thoughts and prayers being sent for a better week of healing and feeling better. Robin

    one year ago · Reply
  • Jeannine Hensley
    Jeannine Hensley

    Sharon we are all pulling for you ,we know your strong and you will beat this.

    one year ago · Reply
  • Patti verrier
    Patti verrier

    thinking and praying for you Sharon!!! You've accomplished so much so far and i'm confident you will with this setback as well! Hang in there my friend! Patti

    one year ago · Reply
  • Meaghan Baldecchi
    Meaghan Baldecchi

    Friends of our Dear Sharon, Sharon lost her courageous battle with Chordoma and passed away on Thursday, August 2. A mass celebrating her life will be held on Thursday, August 9 at 10:30am at St John Neumann Catholic Church in Annapolis, MD. A reception will follow at 12:00pm at the Sherwood Forest Clubhouse. Her family is enormously grateful for the love, prayers and support. Sharon will forever be remembered as a loving, happy soul and a force to be reckoned with. Meaghan Baldecchi (for Kate Egan & family)

    one year ago · Reply