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PRAY: Third Day's Mac Powell Seeks Prayer, Wife Hospitalized for Brain Bleeding

12-03-2019
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Third Day lead vocalist Mac Powell calls for prayer after his wife Aimee was admitted to the hospital.

On Saturday, Powell wrote on his Instagram page that Aimee was taken by ambulance to the hospital that morning after complaining of a terrible headache.

"After a CT scan they found bleeding on her brain and believe it is an aneurysm. She is going through a procedure right now to find the problem. The doctors seem optimistic. Please pray!!!," he wrote at the time.

Aimee is continuing to receive medical treatment and has been surrounded by the love and support from family. 

"In her procedure they were able to put in 2 coils which will keep the aneurysm from bleeding and possibly rupturing. Her head is hurting really bad. She'll be kept for many days to be tested and monitored."

According to Healthline, a brain aneurysm "occurs when a weak spot in your brain's arterial wall bulges and fills with blood. It may also be called an intracranial aneurysm or cerebral aneurysm. A brain aneurysm is a potentially life-threatening condition that can affect a person at any age."

Powell wrote that he is grateful for the many friends, family and prayers that have been offered during this difficult time.

Here's his latest update from the hospital:

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sometimes a picture CAN tell a thousand words. This sweet moment just happened tonight. Not sure who’s idea it was but I’m glad it happened. Our sweet @camielovep comes down every night to snuggle with me and Aimee on the couch and she wasn’t going to let a trip to the intensive care unit stop her tonight. Today’s update: we slept good through the night only to find that yesterday’s pain only intensified in Aimee’s head throughout much of the day. Yesterday was supposed to be the hardest day and Today said “Oh yeah! Check this out!” A little bit more moaning and groaning than the past couple of days. However, once we were past midday things seemed to be getting a little better. We were able to have clearer and longer conversations today. I felt at one time today “There’s my Aimee coming back to me!” Visits from some sweet friends and family helped and encouraged us- reminding us that there is NOTHING like close friends and family. We are OVERWHELMED by the encouragement and love we are receiving. We hear and feel your prayers. The calls, texts, and posts have made me tear up quite a few times. She will most likely be here for a couple weeks. The pain is not going away soon. But there is so much to be thankful for. Because of some caring helpers I was able to have a bit of a normal routine this afternoon in picking up BC from school,going to Emmanuel’s basketball game, having dinner with the kids, and reading to and kissing the little ones goodnight. Unfortunately, Aimee is not able to do those normal things for a while. But we are confident that because of the great prayers and support that we are getting- we’ll be able to get that snuggle time with Camie Love back on the couch soon!

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In early 2018, Third Day announced it would disband after their farewell tour, according to Billboard.com.The Grammy-winning Christian rock band performed together for more than 25 years.

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