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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Update on my Hubby...

Hey guys, First of all thank you so much for all the prayers! I read each of your comments today on Kevin's Iphone in the hospital room. I am very touched and really appreciate you all thinking about us. After the doctor called the other night we were a little freaked out. The surgery he was scheduled for was not major, but just a little tricky. Then when he called so late at night to say they found the mass the size of a softball...well, you can probably imagine and maybe some of you know how we felt. I immediately thought that we needed all the prayers we could get! The good news is that they went ahead and did the surgery after looking at the ultra sound and finding out they were not related. The surgery went well! He came through just fine, he will be off work for a while, but all is well. Now...today he had an MRI so the doctors could get a better look at this "mass". By looking at the CT scan and ultra sound they think it could be a bundle of nerves with cells that have attached over years. They don't think it is malignant...and we are going to believe it is not either. Now we just need to pray that the MRI will show exactly what this is and that the doctors will know how to treat it. Hopefully we will know something soon. So for now Kevin is going to rest and heal from the recent surgery and I'm going to do my best to take care of him and go on with life as usual. We will deal with the other when we need to. We are choosing to think positive...it's all in God's hands. Thank you again, and please continue to pray.
Kristen

27 comments:

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Oh girl what you and your family have been through...My prayers are coming your way my friend...Thanks for the update...God bless...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Teri said...

Keeping your family in my prayers.

Big Hugs,
Teri

Tracy said...

Glad the surgery went well and will continue to pray. Thanks for updating us.
{{{HUGS}}}
Tracy

ceekay said...

Glad the surgery went well. Yes, I KNOW firsthand what you are going through...prayerfully the next test will alleviate all those fears!

Melissa Miller said...

I'm glad they were able to perform the surgery after all and that it went well Kristen. I will continue to pray for a positive outcome on the other issue.

I hope you are feeling okay as well. I'm sure you so stressed and tired. Take care of yourself.

Many Blessings, ~Melissa

A Hint of Home said...

Happy to hear that the surgery went well. I'm praying the doctors get a definitive diagnosis on the mass. Our prayers are with you both.

Shelia said...

Oh, Kristen, glad your hubby's surgery went well and will continue to pray that all will work out for him! I pray for God's peace to overwhelm you both and a speedy recovery for you hubby!
Blessings,
Shelia ;)

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Absolutely ~ you concentrate on getting him well and recuperated from this surgery. And, Kristen, make sure you take care of yourself,too. It's so easy to forget that you need to sleep, eat, and take a quick breath every once in awhile.

Debbie said...

I'm so glad the surgery went well. I will keep praying for everything to be well. Its always better to think positive. Debbie

Janice said...

Hi Kristen.... How wonderful that you were able to give us an update.

You've been on my mind all day and I kept thinking of Kevin with positive energy.

I'm so relieved and thrilled to hear today's news. Hoping that all comes out just the way you're hoping.

Remember while you're taking care of your dear Kevin to also take care of yourself...

If you find yourself getting overwhelmed - just look behind you and imagine we're ALL right there with you.... That should bring a smile to your face.

Keeping you all surrounded by good thoughts and prayers...

janice

Tootsie said...

stay strong girl...this was good news...I know from experience that there is a lot of love and support if you need it here in blog land...prayers are powerful and all of us are praying for your family.

Jacque said...

So good to hear about the positive attitude. Sounds like the first hurdle has been jumped!

Will continue to keep your family in our prayers. Thanks for the update.

Paula said...

I'm happy to hear that the surgery went well. I've been thinking about you over the past couple of days. Hope to hear another positive report from you soon!

Lisa said...

I am glad everything went well. I was praying for your hubby.
Blessings,
Lisa

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, Bless your heart. I know you are worn out after all of this. I do hope you are able to take care of yourself as well as your husband. The news you got sounds positive, and I pray that further testing will confirm the opinion they've given you. Thanks so much for taking the time to update us. laurie

"Blossom" said...

Remember he will not let you walk along. God has taken care of him and your family. Our prayers are with you and I just believe that
his work is still being done.
Have a good week-end.

Lynette said...

Wishing Kevin a speedy recovery and good news for the next set of tests!! Also, wishing you patience (and luck) in your new role as nurse to your hubby - good luck!!

Keep us posted when you can!

Liz said...

Glad the surgery went well and I will pray the recovery goes as smoothly. Continued prayers for all of you. Try and get some rest yourself. You sound like such a sweet and devoted wife, hang in there. Hugs and Love, Liz

cmluvs2stamp said...

Kristen, I'm so glad that so far everything is ok. Our prayers go out to your whole family.

Lisa@Pickles and Cheese said...

So glad to hear the surgery went well and will continue to keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Hang in there!

Anonymous said...

I hope Kevin feels better real soon.

(((hug))) for you, pls take care of yourself....

More positive thoughts being sent your way....

All the best,
Kathy :)

ps how is Chase handling it ???

Barbara said...

Kristen. So happy to hear all is well so far. Will be praying things will continue on the postive side.

Thinkng of all of you.
Barbara

Diane @ Four Paws and Co said...

I'm sending you guys a great big virtual hug! You're in my thoughts & prayers! ♥

9405018--Pat said...

keeping your family in my prayers...Pat H

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Kristen, you are certainly in my thoughts and prayers. I believe along with you the out come will be a good one. Keep us posted when you can..hugs ~lynne~

Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Kristen, My prayers are going out for you and your husband! So glad the surgery went well! ~big hugs, Rhonda :)

Pinky said...

Wishing Kevin a SPEEDT recovery and you peace and serenity with all this going on! My thoughts and prayers are with you. XO, PInky

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