Coma Mom Defies the Odds After Devestating Accident

Shelli Eldredge’s dream vacation nearly killed her.

After a moped accident in Hawaii broke nearly 50 of her bones, fractured her skull, snapped her spine and left her in a coma, doctors didn’t have much hope for her recovery. One recommended stopping life support.

But her husband, Dr. Stephen Eldredge, couldn’t give up.

“We made the decision we were going to move forward at all costs,” he said.

Then Shelli defied the odds — after about a month in a coma, she woke up and started speaking. She’s now back home in Utah, talking and walking with assistance. She’s working hard in physical therapy three times a week with the goal of returning to her active life.

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Coma Mom Defies the Odds After Devestating Accident

4 Responses to “Coma Mom Defies the Odds After Devestating Accident”

  1. Thelma Says:

    What a wonderful story!

  2. Sue Says:

    Wonderful! Heartwarming! And, an example of people defying the odds, proving our good physicians cannot predict the future. A learning moment here thanks NASGA for the good news.

  3. StandUp Says:

    Miracles do happen!

  4. Anonymous Says:

    I am betting this outcome only happened because her husband is a physician himself.

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