April 29, 2019
After 70 days in intensive care in a hospital product of meningococcal meningitis and septicemia, the protagonist of this story was a shocking decision about his future.
Mike Davis, 60, suffered a meningococcal meningitis and sepsis, which are kept on the verge of death. After spending 70 days in the hospital, a man asked him to amputate hands and feet, because "feel dead."
December 24, 2017, when celebrating Christmas Eve with his family & # 39; it began to feel very cold, This is to lie, but it was seen by relatives who noticed that is getting worse, even claimed that looked "like a ghost with blue lips."
In this situation, they insisted that their loved ones were interned in Sussex Royal Hospital, and in the early hours of December 25, news devastated some & # 39; and: doctors told his wife Julie and his son Rory would probably not survive.
After ten weeks in the intensive care unit, Davis He admitted that his limbs were "dead" so he made a decision that will affect their future. "When I kept my hands I did not feel them. My hands and feet were to die, "he said.
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As reported, on average BBC WorldThe man decided that his arms and legs had to be amputated and mentality, that way, you delivered a large number of drugs.
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After the amputation, Mike Davis He started to learn to walk with legs just learning to walk with a prosthetic leg, and today you can walk, feed himself, even drive a car specially adapted.
"My message to those who suffer amputation never give up"He said, Davis, and in turn, he said that he is mentally very positive to continue the "obstacles" that remain to be overcome.