April 29, 2019
After 70 days in the intensive care product of meningococcal meningitis and septicemia, the protagonist of this shocking story has made a decision about his future.
Mike Davies, At age 60, he suffered from meningococcal meningitis and septicemia that kept him on the brink of death. After spending 70 days in hospital, the man asked that his hands and feet be amputated because he "felt that he was dead."
On December 24, 2017, when he was celebrating Christmas Eve with his family, he began to feel very cold. That made him lie down, but there he was observed by his relatives who noticed that he was getting worse, they even claimed that he looked "like a ghost of blue lips."
In the face of this situation, his loved ones insisted that he be admitted to the Royal Sussex Hospital and, on the night of December 25th, the news devastated the family: the doctors told his wife Julie and his son Rory that he probably would not survive.
After ten weeks on intensive treatment, Davies He acknowledged that his members were "dead," so he made a decision that would influence his future. "When they held my hand I could not feel them. My hands and feet were dying," he explained.
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As reported by BBC World, the man decided that his hands and legs should be amputated and he mentalized it that way after he got a lot of drugs.
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After amputation, Mike Davies He began learning to walk with his legs learning to walk with his orthopedic legs and today he can walk, feed himself, even drive a specially adapted car.
"My message to those suffering from amputations is that they never give up"He stated Davies, and at the same time ensured that he feels very positive mentally to continue with "the obstacles" that he left to overcome.