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Monday, October 28, 2013

Thank You SO Much!

Just a quick update...

My sister had surgery today. We were told the surgery would take 1-2 hours. As time ticked by, my stomach became more and more queasy. Extended time had to mean more problems, more complications. Fears began to multiply despite my resolve to stay positive.

But when the "update" board showed surgery had ended and my sister had been moved to the recovery room, no doc appeared to talk to us. Could the doc be conferring with the oncologist for a treatment plan? Even the desk volunteer wondered why the doc hadn't come down yet to see us.

Agonizing minutes passed until finally the doc arrived. She took us back to the private room set aside for "physician consultation". I felt numb as I sat on the edge of my chair, barely breathing.

Then the doc told us preliminary biopsy results looked good, and said my sister did well during surgery. They will send out for a more detailed lab report to ensure that nothing was missed, but overall both docs were pleased with what they saw.

I felt like a two ton weight had been lifted, especially after hearing the oncologist's statements three weeks ago (yep, they made her wait 3 weeks for answers). At that time things did not look very hopeful for good news.

I fully believe that all the prayers, positive energy, and well wishes directed her way made all the difference.

THANK YOU BLOGGER BUDDIES, so very much for your support. You are the best!

17 comments:

Two French Bulldogs said...

All positive vibes continue to be sent your way
Snuggles
Lily

Dip-Dip and the Bridge said...

I am so happy and relieved to hear your sister came through her surgery well and everything looks positive.
Lynne x

Molly The Wally said...

That is such great news. We can well believe you must have felt like the weight of the world was lifted from your shoulders. Onwards and upwards. Your sister is in our thoughts and prayers.
Best wishes Molly

Sioux said...

Pat--That is great news. Yes, positive energy does work wonders.

Linda O'Connell said...

You are welcome and you and your sister are blessed. What a relief! Hope she's on the mend soon.

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

So glad that your sister got through the surgery OK and the first report is GREAT.

CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

Good news indeed. I have two friends undergoing cancer treatment at the moment...one breast, one liver. I'm stunned at how long it takes to develop a treatment plan!

Ryker said...

That is the best news! I truly believe in the power of prayer and positive thinking. HUG's to you and your sister.

Mariodacat said...

So happy to hear the surgery went well. Hopefully the tests will come back okay too.

STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Howdy Mates, sorry we're behind in your news butt sooo glad your sister has had her surgery and the news is good. Take care everybuddy. No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

That is indeed wonderful news. The prayers and positive thoughts will continue---keep us updated!

BECKY said...

Wonderful news,Pat! I've been thinking of you and your sister and just now had a chance to check your blog. I know you definitely feel much lighter now!

Donna Volkenannt said...

So happy to read your wonderful news. Prayer and kind thought work wonders!

Dogs N Pawz said...

Glad the surgery went well! Hope you had a Happy Halloween!!!

Jan's Funny Farm said...

That's great. But what a time you all had with the waiting 3 weeks and then the delay before the doctor spoke to you. So glad it turned out better than expected.

Cozy in Texas said...

We'll keep praying. It's wonderful to know you have such wonderful prayer warrior among your blogging friends.
Thinking of you.
Ann

Tammy said...

So glad! More good wishes for her speedy recovery!