Tim’s race has finished. He has hobbled across the finish line and is now running with Jesus in heaven.
Yesterday afternoon, Tim began to be less and less responsive. Heading into the evening, there was very little response at all. Our PCA, Joalle, was just heading out to the car at 10:00 pm. Tim began breathing irregularly so I quick had Joalle come back in. She came back in and agreed that something significant was happening. She offered to stay for a little while longer.
Over the next 45 minutes, Tim would go through cycles of normal breathing and times where there would be long pauses in his breathing. Finally at about 10:45, he finished his race.
He is now running and jumping and dancing with Jesus. I am so thankful that he was able to be at home as was his wish. He fought this disease with an amount of dignity and grace that I know I never could have had. And in the end, he WON!!