Return to alertness and freedom

More than 20 years ago, I fell down a flight of stairs after getting up during the night. My husband heard me fall and found me at the bottom of the staircase, unconscious and with some bleeding. Frightened by the situation and unsure if I was still alive, he called 911. By the time the ambulance arrived, I had revived somewhat, but was not behaving rationally. I was taken to the hospital emergency room and admitted. Based on my condition, no medication was given, but I was put on liquid nourishment and under close observation, since I’d apparently sustained a concussion.

I was conscious and talking, but not behaving like myself for the first several days. My husband had been told that I would be discharged when I was able to eat on my own. He had called a Christian Science practitioner shortly after the 911 call; and, since I was not relying on medication, the practitioner felt comfortable giving me specific Christian Science treatment. My husband, who is also a Christian Scientist, kept in touch with the practitioner over the next several days. 

After about six days, I became aware of my surroundings and began to eat more normally. At that time, my husband wanted to take me home so that we could rely totally on Christian Science treatment in a comfortable home environment. He was unsure of how to proceed, however, since the doctor involved was revising his estimate about when I could go home. The doctor had begun to advise brain surgery, without which he said there could be dire consequences. 

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