Now, with a difficult road ahead, Jamie Lynn is requesting prayers and, if supporters feel so led, for assistance.
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His troubles stem from internal injuries that doctors are having a hard time getting a handle on. At this time, doctors have said they can't do anything more for the time being, Jamie Lynn posted.
"The pain he has endured over and over is unimaginable, and watching him go through it again has taken a toll on our families," she wrote. "Pray for the 'village' that it takes to get Chris back on his feet every time he's knocked back down. We are heartbroken and feeling so crushed because our expectations of Chris being healthy again have been shattered."
The year ahead will be long and difficult.
"We now face an important decision for Chris' health over the next year," she wrote. "He can either stay in the hospital and eat nothing by mouth or he can begin to eat and come home to manage woundcare for the year until he is ready for surgery again.
"The next chapter of our lives is intimidating. Physically, mentally, and financially we have been leaning on the community alone, since April 29, 2014. We have kept this particular part of our lives private, and now there has come a time when we must have transparency with you all in order to survive day to day and month to month."
She indicated that a future lawsuit might be possible but for now their goal is to focus on Christopher's healing.
"We know that our lives are going to continue to be stressed in all areas, and we thank you all for the support that you all give to us daily," she wrote. "Thank you everyone for your support in ALL areas, we appreciate every bit of it."