Nick Cordero’s wife Amanda Kloots shares the last family photo before he fell ill with the corona virus
Amanda Kloots shared the last family photo she took with her husband Nick Cordero and their 10-month-old son Elvis.
The photo was taken just before the Broadway star went to ER (ER) on March 30 and then tested positive for COVID-19.
It depicts Cordero with a beaming smile as he held his son with his right arm while holding his left arm around his equally radiant wife.
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Heartbreaking: Amanda Kloots shared the last family photo she took with husband Nick Cordero and their son Elvis before he fell ill and eventually tested positive for COVID-19
“What this man has been through! Nick is 41 years old. He had no pre-existing health problems. We don’t know how he got COVID-19, but he did, ”Kloots began in her caption, summarizing his long list of health anxiety and procedures that led him to be put in a medically induced coma.
Since April 1 ‘he had an infection that stopped his heart, he needed CPR, he had two mini strokes, went on ECMO, needed surgery to remove an ECMO cannula that limited blood flow to his leg , a faciatomy to relieve pressure on the leg, an amputation of his right leg, “she wrote.
The personal trainer added even more health problems and procedures, including: ‘an MRI to further examine brain damage, various bronchial sweeps to clear his lungs, a septic infection that causes septic shock, a fungus in his lungs, holes in his lungs lungs, a tracheostomy, blood clots, low blood cell and platelet count, and a temporary pacemaker to help his heart. ‘
Tragic: Kloots summarized her husband’s long list of health anxiety, including amputating his right leg and procedures that led him to be placed in a medically induced coma
Heartwarming: Kloots shared an emotional open letter to her husband as the family waits for the Broadway star to wake up from a medically-induced coma
Kloots revealed that her husband has now been in intensive care (ICU) for 38 days before offering a warning to people who still doubt the severity of COVID-19.
“This disease does not only affect the elderly. This is real. A perfectly healthy 41 year old man! Bring awareness to his story. STAY AT HOME! FOLLOW GUIDELINES! ‘
She ended the caption by confessing that her husband’s journey was the most difficult they have ever experienced.
“I ask God for a miracle, and my father reminded me that God answers my prayer every day because he is still with us! Nick is a fighter and has not given up. His doctors and nurses were absolutely incredible. Thanks @cedarssin. We get our CODE ROCKY! ‘
Lasting love: “Dear Nick, I miss you so much. Sometimes this whole thing doesn’t even feel real, ” Kloots, 38, wrote in the caption of her Instagram post on Friday
Hopeful Signs: Kloots also told on her Instagram story that Cordero remains in intensive care unit (ICU) and that his condition was “ stable all night ”
Confirmation: The fitness trainer also took her Insta story and posted a picture of a sign that seems to hang on a wall
A day earlier, Kloots posted an emotional and heartfelt letter to her husband on Instagram.
“Dear Nick, I miss you so much. Sometimes this whole thing doesn’t even feel real, ” she wrote alongside a photo of the singer / actor with their 10-month-old son Elvis.
“Sometimes it feels like you’re just gone from work and you can walk through the door at any moment. I miss my husband. I miss your hand. I miss you gnocchi dinners. I miss watching TV at night and always fall asleep on your lap within five minutes. “
The 38-year-old ended the open letter by adding, “I miss laughing at you. I miss seeing you with Elvis. I can’t wait to have you at home. # day37 ‘
Love for family: Kloots said she missed her husband with their 10-month-old son Elvis
He’s a fighter: Earlier this week, Kloots revealed the encouraging news that Cordero was ‘waking up’ from the medically induced coma
Kloots also said on her Instagram story that Cordero’s condition was “ stable all night ” on Thursday.
There is also a picture of a sign that seems to hang on a wall with: “May 8th … Wonder may … Stay cool You have this!” written in a black marker.
Earlier this week, Kloots revealed encouraging news that Cordero was “starting to wake up” from the coma.
“The doctor just called and said that Nick is showing very, very, very early, early, early stages of following,” which means he’s showing signs that he may regain consciousness quickly.
Gift of life: One’s mom hopes she can get the best Mother’s Day gift this Sunday by waking her husband up from the coma
Share Their Story: Kloots has used social media to share updates about his condition, as well as a means of staying happy and positive during the ordeal
“Mother’s Day is Sunday, maybe he’ll wake up to me and his mom, what a gift,” she added with tears in her eyes.
Kloots uses social media to share updates about his condition and to stay happy and positive during the ordeal, including videos of people singing and dancing for Cordero using the hashtag ‘#WakeUpNick’.
Cordero is a Tony Award-nominated stage actor who has starred in shows such as Bullets Over Broadway, Rock of Ages and Waitress.
Fighting for life: Cordero suffered serious damage to his lungs and had his right leg amputated due to blood clotting problems since he tested positive for COVID-19