Yesterday (25), we found out Yob frontman Mike Scheidt had to undergo surgery from having a digestive disease called diverticulitis. Today, the band gave us an update from Mike about the aftermath of his surgery. According to Mike, his girlfriend and mom saved his life. If it wasn’t for them dragging him to the hospital, he could have died. His road to recovery is not over yet, he will return for a second surgery in about six weeks to finalize the process.
Here’s his statement:
“Thank you so very much for the love and good vibes. It is helping so much. I can’t thank you enough.
I’ve been out of surgery for about 4 hours and finally coherent enough to write. The surgery went very well! I have a long road of recovery ahead, and will be having another surgery in 6 weeks to finalize what the surgeon did this time. I won’t go into all of the details, but the things they did to save my life seem miraculous. I will say that my intestine was badly infected and also perforated, letting air and worse into my body cavity.
The surgeon said if I had passed on treatment, and tried to white knuckle through this current attack, I would have been dead within a few days. Maybe sooner. I really dodged a bullet. I’ll be in the hospital for another 5-7 days. Then I’ll go home and continue my recovery until 6 weeks pass and then come back for the 2nd surgery.
The reason I didn’t die is because Kris Keyser( my Lady) convinced me to go to the ER, and Charlotte Scheidt (MOM) drove Kris and myself to the hospital. They saved my life. My gratitude cannot be adequately with words. My gratitude reaches to the Sun and back.
I didn’t want to leave folks not knowing what is going on. I’m ok! Much love to you all!! Cheers!!
Best Regards, Mike”.
We wish Mike the speediest and safest of recovery!”
Meanwhile, in South America, Grim Reaper’s Steve Grimmett is out of surgery and thus far, round three was a success. According to his wife Millie, who has been keeping us in the loop, he still remains upbeat. Hopefully, he will head back home soon enough.
Millie stated the following:
“Steve has had surgery number 3 & all seems to have gone well. I’ve had a brief conversation with him & even though he’s very tired he still remains up beat. He says the food isn’t very nice (sorry lovely hospital) so he’s not eating much, but I’m flying over tonight (will be with him Friday morning) & will see if I can sneak some food in to him.
Thank you for all your continued support.