(From The Telegram) As the illness got worse, his circulation suffered.
“All your blood concentrates on the central part of your body — your main organs — and leaves your hands and your feet. So this is how you pay up for it. It probably saved your life, but ...” McDonald said.... At the worst of it, he had pneumonia, blood infection and he was on dialysis
Despite his horrific ordeal he is positive about his future. He will get prosthetic legs and intends to work. His colleagues at work are organizing a organizing a motorcycle “Poker Ride” to raise money for him. Good luck to him.