Lamar Odom Falling Down

“We’re all a product of our environment, the key is not to fall” (Lamar Odom) It hasn’t been a full eight months since Lamar Odom was in physical despair. He couldn’t breathe on his own and his heart was weak, and he was unconscious.  His friends, as expected, were richly brokenhearted but no one was…

The Lamar Odom Miracle: He Leaves The Hospital

In mid-October, Lamar Odom was given four hours to live. 85 days later, he has cheated death. His hospitalization is over (finally) because Khloe Kardashian has moved Odom to a rehabilitation center near her home. At the rehab facility Odom, with the help of therapists, will continue his ischemic stroke recovery. The drug-induced stroke damaged…

Lamar Odom Has Made Minimal Brain Progress

From the beginning the concern was twofold. There was the body. And there was the brain. The issues were separate. Once it was clear that Lamar Odom was going to survive his ischemic stroke produced by a drug overdose, intervention changed course. Get his kidneys back to normal. Get Odom to breathe on his own. Then deal…

Lamar Odom’s Motor Skills Damaged- He Had 12 Strokes

A week and a half after being rushed to a Vegas hospital, Lamar Odom is still in critical condition. Despite the optimistic sighs of relief last week, Odom is still battling kidney failure. He has been moved to a Los Angeles hospital but his health remains in crises; that has not changed even as he no longer needs artificial means in…

Lamar Odom Will Need Months of Therapy

Now that death is behind him, Lamar Odom’s recovery has entered a new phase. Awaiting him and his battered body and brain is a rough journey of reacclimation. His new challenge is larger than anything he had to deal with on the basketball court, tougher than any NBA Finals loss. Odom has to regain language…

Lamar Odom, Day 5

Even as Lamar Odom has awoken, said a few words, obeyed a few commands, been aware of family members at his bedside, he remains seriously ill and in a fragile state that can either get better or worse. The good news is that Odom had an EKG performed on his heart and his heart has…