have been staying close to the hospital with support from our families. We are
grateful to see improvements every day. There are uncertainties with any serious
injury and with brain injuries, perhaps even more so. It is natural to worry
about the future. But we remain very hopeful and positive about Tim's recovery
and have been encouraged by his early progress.
We have considered
several rehab options and decided on Craig Hospital, a world renowned center in
Denver where they specialize in spinal chord and traumatic brain injury (TBI).
He will be transferred there early next week to help him regain his strength and
function. Craig's TBI therapy protocol is very intense and will require Tim's
complete focus and efforts. We expect him to remain there for several
As you can imagine, this has been a very difficult time but we are
tapping into Tim's own strength and unbelievably positive attitude toward life.
We absolutely know he will face this challenge like he does all others -- with
extremely sharp intelligence, courage and unmatched determination. His peak
physical condition at the time of his accident will also help him
We will post updates here as we have them and appreciate
your support, interest and prayers. Please feel free to post messages here as
this is where we'll be focusing our efforts to communicate about his recovery.
now we asking that friends wait to visit Tim. At the current time a good way to
show support is by racing or watching the 6-Day Races at the CSU Oval. (More
info will become available at www.fcvelodrome.org)
you for your support, understanding and love,
Pat, James and Jon