Sunday, August 26, 2007

Olympic Hopeful Jenny Crain Struck by Car

Olympic hopeful Jenny Crain, a 39 year old Wisconsin native, was struck by a car last Tuesday during a training run. Crain, described by friends and teammates as a giant in Wisconsin's tight-knit competitive running community, was jogging west on E. Brady St. when she was struck by a vehicle traveling south on N. Farwell Ave., police said

You can support Jenny and follow her status by logging into and enter supportjennycrain as the carepage name.

The running community is all praying and pulling for Jenny's recovery.

August 25, 2007

THE MESSAGE IS FROM JENNY’S FAMILY ( supportjennycrain carepage

Since the last update there has been some good news and a little mixed news. The good news is that it appears that the brain swelling seems to be decreasing and that her pupils are on the way to returning to normal. The mixed news is that the pressure on her brain was slightly elevated, which the doctors are addressing with various techniques. Overall the brain healing is moving in the right direction.

Aside from the specifics noted above, her condition remains very similar to the previous updates.

Overnight some of the bandages on Jenny’s head were removed revealing that a good portion of her hair has been shaved. Imagine what Jenny would think of her hair?

As we all know Jenny’s recovery will be very much like a marathon, with some miles better than others. Up hills and down hills. The wind at times in her face and at other points at her back. Most importantly with her fans and supporters by her side cheering her on throughout. We all know that team Jenny will “make it happen.”

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