- I have spent a great deal of my life battling illness. I suffered from Crohn's Disease and eventually had abdominal surgery, thwarting the Crohn's and budding cancer cells. Since my surgery in 1995 I have been relatively free from Crohns', although I had several subsequent surgeries related to my ileostomy..When my disease was in remission, I don't think my husband realized how bad it could get, but he has stood by me. I also have suffered from various autoimmune disorders and am diagnosed with Stage IV Kidney Disease. Fortunately, I am maintaining and do not need dialysis at this point. We adopted our son and later found out he had cerebral palsy, so he became my career. Dan has had two surgeries and tons of therapy and is able to walk because of it. He is a college graduate and is employed as an Information Specialist. We are very proud of his accomplishements. I am now part of the retired generation and still getting used to the idea. I do enjoy crafting, traveling and being with family and friends. I am active in my church and feel that the hardships we endure are there to build our faith. I like to live life in the "now" as we never know how much time is left.
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Early Morning Worries
I can't help it. I am worried. We had snow yesterday, and I am unable to shovel it all. Another snowstorm is on it's way....this one more severe covering the whole state. I have no one to snow blow me out! I am supposed to work tonite. My husband is stranded on the other side of the state and doesn't know if he'll be able to drive home. I hate to have to call people and ask for help. I hate to go to work in a storm and afraid I will be stuck there! Oh Lord, hear my prayer!