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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.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Update on Mom


Thought we were going to lose Mom yesterday, but she came around and by dinner was sitting up in the chair and eating toast! Completely opposite of Saturday night and Sunday morning! Cried so much, slept so little. So far have not received a phone call from the hospital, so that is a good sign. Hope she is resting well. Many thanks for prayers.


Linda said...

No phone call is good news. I hope she (and you) had a restful night. Glad she is doing better, she's on tuff lady!

Linda said...

PS I can spell tough, but apparently can't spell 'one'.

NanaDiana said...

I will keep praying. I haven't been doing much visiting with new baby here. No news is good news they say- xo Diana


Sounds like your Mom is much better! That is answers to prayers! Take care of yourself.