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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Well, Bob had a horrible night. He had trouble breathing, his temp stayed over 102 and he had pains that nothing would touch. Soooooooooo he decided he should have the paramedics come ASAP. They did and took him to the hospital again. Around 3PM, my surgeon called me to tell me he is looking out for Bob. It seems his gall bladder has a bad infection. They had him on antibiotics and as soon as an OR came open, Dr Caudill will do the surgery. He is going to call me when it is over to let me know how things are going. Bob will be staying at least over night because of that infection.

One thing that makes me really happy is that Dr C is doing the surgery. He is my surgeon who did my lumpectomy, my 2nd bc surgery, put in my port, and my feeding tube when I needed it. I was to see him Friday, but we cancelled it when Bob was feeling so awful this morning. There is a picture of him in my photo album on my page. At least I know Bob is in the very best hands possible.

I come to all of you my friends asking for prayers, thoughts, healing lights, whatever it is that is your belief - for Bob, Dr Caudill, and the rest of the hospital staff caring for Bob right now.

As before, when I know more, I'll post an update.

Thank you everyone.

Peace, Love, and Hope for the Cure!

Ev



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Bob and his Fender



Another wedding photo



When he had a beard a few years ago.

  
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BRAVEONE92 10/25/2012 9:20PM

    Ev, I was so sorry to hear about Bob. Hopefully,
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MISSDAISY23 10/25/2012 11:58AM

    Sorry, I am a little late reading this! Pray all went well!
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EJOY-EVELYN 10/25/2012 12:37AM

    I'd be glad to pray for you, Bob, and the team. To God be the glory as healing is enjoyed. May you continue to have good news to report.

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JINLYNN 10/25/2012 12:22AM

    Glad to hear Bob is in good hands. I will be keeping you both in my prayers.
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CHERIRIDDELL 10/24/2012 11:57PM

    Prayers and hugs for you both Ev!

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DJ4HEALTH 10/24/2012 11:22PM

    I will keep you both in my prayers.

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1STATEOFDENIAL 10/24/2012 11:17PM

    Ev, I'm sorry to hear he's back in the hospital. I'll definitely keep you both in my thoughts. I hope the surgery is a great success and he'll be home with you soon. If nothing else, it's a good thing they figured out what's going on and it is (relatively) easily fixed. Having his gallbladder removed will mean a change in diet (less fat), but that's a pretty easy change when it means he'll get better.

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SWDESERTLOVER 10/24/2012 9:06PM

    I'm keeping you both in my thoughts and prayers.

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KARIDIAN1 10/24/2012 8:58PM

    Ev

So glad that they got this figured out and can get it corrected. DH suffered from gall bladder issues for over a year and his doctor at the time just missed all the obvious signs as time went on. I finally took him to Emergency when he started to run a temp and the surgery was the next day. At first the Dr thought it was a heart issue for Jim too. That was a miserable year for him. Never know what would trigger an attack.

Cool photo of Bob with his Fender guitar. We have several Fender guitars, and several other brands too. In all we have 16 guitars. Jim really likes the Godin's and his two Parkers. I have a Godin Richmond and several Fender Mustangs. Jim is much better player than I am. I was taking lessons, but just got too expensive when we have been so busy and I couldn't practice like I know iIshould.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/24/2012 8:53PM

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DR1939 10/24/2012 8:52PM

    An infected gall bladder is very painful but the surgery is relatively simple, recovery is short, and he will soon feel just fine. You were wise to call EMT. Best wishes to you and Bob for a quick recovery.
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DEBBY4576 10/24/2012 8:50PM

    Finally they know what is wrong. Gall Bladder can give the heavy chest thing he had too. He will be okay now. This is rude, but how old are you and Bob? The doctor, looks like a baby. But then at my age the doctors, police and teachers all look sooooo young. Glad he has your doctor.

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OPALMOON 10/24/2012 8:42PM

    So Sorry to hear this news, Ev. Sending prayers and warm thoughts for you all. Hope the surgery goes well - take care of yourself too.

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MARILYNS66 10/24/2012 7:16PM

    Praying for Bob, the doctor and staff at the hospital that will take care of him, and also for you.

Keep smiling, keep strong in your faith = you are being looked after by your creator who loves you so much

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Q8PRINCESS 10/24/2012 6:50PM

    Oh gosh. emoticon

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0309COOKIE 10/24/2012 6:32PM

    I will keep Bob, you, and all those caring for him in my prayers. Glad he got prompt attention.

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It's all good!!

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Bob got home about a half hour ago! He had to wait until his IV finished. It contained magnesium and he'll have to be talking some daily. I went through that last year when I was so sick with the salmonella and infection. When he was released his BP was down to 145 over 72. The only thing that wasn't too great was he has a low grade temp. I can't remember what, but I take a guess at 99.5. I know it was in the 99. something, but not to 100. He has showered and retired for the night. I know he's still not feeling tip top, but he is here and feeling so very much better. Both our family doctor and the heart specialist saw him before he was released.

My goodness! i think our boys were almost as happy to see him as I! The three little ones all got into his lap when he sat in his recliner!! It was cute to watch. He said he missed them, but I think he might have been a little happier had they joined him one at a time rather than all together!!

So that is how things are. I'm sure he'll rest a lot better now that he's home. I'm continuing to pray that when he has office call backs that all remains well. I do know all of our prayer warriors helped have such good results. We both thank you so much for sending good thoughts our way.

Peace,Love, and Hope for the cure!!

Ev



Little Bobby - wasn't he a cutie?

  
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SNUZSUZ 10/25/2012 7:03AM

    Yes he was! So glad he is doing better:)

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KASEYCOFF 10/25/2012 3:07AM

    No way would the boys have taken turns - that's sibling rivalry at its best--!
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LOLAINSC 10/23/2012 7:46PM

    All good--can't beat that. Now take a breath and get some rest yourself. When bad stuff happens to a loved one, it is so much more traumatic than when it happens to our self.


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PIMPINELLAN50 10/23/2012 4:51PM

    Wonderful News that Bob is back home,and that you are together again!
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JINLYNN 10/23/2012 12:21AM

    Good to hear that Bob is home again and doing better.
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CHERIRIDDELL 10/22/2012 11:28PM

    So glad Bob is home I will continue to remember him in my prayers!

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APRIL_IN_MN 10/22/2012 11:16PM

    Just caught up with your blogs after taking the weeken "off" the computer. So glad to hear Bob is home and will be praying for his continued improvement!

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MISSDAISY23 10/22/2012 9:53PM

    Praise the Lord that he is home! Take care & have a fabulous day!
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MRSCLAUS46 10/22/2012 12:46PM

    emoticon It's so great your prayers were answered! Be strong for Bob when he needs you but remember to take care of yourself! emoticon

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DR1939 10/22/2012 9:08AM

    Glad he's home.

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OPALMOON 10/22/2012 8:09AM

    Praying for Bob's continued improvement...

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K-GETTING-FIT 10/22/2012 7:40AM

    Awww, what a cutie:) Happy to hear he is home. Thoughts continue to go out to him and your family...

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MADAMES 10/22/2012 4:47AM

    Thank God he is home resting in his own bed! Prayers and hugs!
Evelyn

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HICKOK-HALEY 10/22/2012 3:40AM

    I'm so glad he is home. What a lovely greeting he got lol. The picture is adorable!

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NEW-CAZ 10/22/2012 2:52AM

    Wonderful news that he's home and getting some rest.
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Have a good week!

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LOSINGLINNDY 10/22/2012 1:52AM

    So relieved that Bob could come home. Hope all goes well when he sees the doctors again.

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1STATEOFDENIAL 10/21/2012 10:29PM

    That's wonderful news! Good that he went to bed right away and will be resting. Definitely don't want him to push himself and end up having any more issues any time soon.

I encourage you to look into finding disabilty transportation, even though he's home and doing well. God forbid, if there's ever another scare or if any need arises, it would help for you to be able to have guaranteed transportation when he is unable to drive you somewhere. I've taken it here in Minneapolis/St Paul, Philadelphia, and I'm signed up for it in Milwaukee if the need arises while I'm there. It costs $4 or less for a 1 way trip anywhere (same price for the way back) within the city. It's so helpful for me, since I have no one to drive me around if I can't.

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LADYPIXEL 10/21/2012 10:28PM

    Very glad he's home! :)

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0309COOKIE 10/21/2012 9:20PM

    Glad your hubby is safely home.

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COACHPENNY 10/21/2012 9:18PM

    WONDERFUL!!!!!

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1CRAZYDOG 10/21/2012 9:14PM

    Glad Bob is home! You take good care of each other. HUGS


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PMFISH 10/21/2012 9:05PM

    Glad to hear Bob is home. I take magnesium and zinc every night before I go to bed. The nurse that took care of me told me I should take it. She said the majority of people do not get enough magnesium or zinc.

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KARIDIAN1 10/21/2012 9:02PM

    Cute photo of Bob. Glad he is home and relaxing with the boys.

Keep everyone posted.

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Q8PRINCESS 10/21/2012 9:01PM

    So nice to have him home,

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EJOY-EVELYN 10/21/2012 9:00PM

    What a great answer to prayer. May God's great favor bless your household. Love the photo and picture of the boys on his lap. Hug, hug -- Evelyn

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Update to the short post

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Well I have heard from Bob several times since he was admitted. Yes, he was admitted. emoticon

1st our family doctor saw him to tell him thus far everything was looking ok. A heart specialist would be seeing him later, but he was sure Bob would be able to come home Monday. He had eaten a little bit of a huge breakfast!!

2nd The heart specialist did get in to see Bob. He also said everything looked ok. His BP was down a lot, too. He wants Bob to go to his office next Saturday for a heart stress test.

3rd Bob thinks he might be able to come home tomorrow. There are more tests they want for him that the didn't get to today, so I feel he might be a little too optimistic.

Each time i have talked to him he has been very tired and has been on iv but trying really hard to keep his spirits up. He called when the game was over and the Gators beat SC 44-11!!



That's where we are. If I find out more, I'll let y'all know. I'm sure the power of prayer has been at work!

Peace Love and Hope

Ev

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RALWINE 10/22/2012 11:45PM

    prayers! emoticon

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JOYCECAIN 10/21/2012 8:43PM

    I wish your husband well, and hope he gets to come home tomorrow. I know how much stress you must be under. My thoughts and prayers go out to you. lol Joyce

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    emoticon emoticon Praying for you both, hoping he gets home quickly. Take care of yourself too! emoticon emoticon

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PIMPINELLAN50 10/21/2012 6:06PM

    Great news that Bob is feeling better.Probably would be a good thing if he stayed another day or so to get all his tests done,while he is still in the hospital.Either way,i hope you will be together soon.Thoughts and prayers to you both. emoticon emoticon

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    Continuing the prayers! emoticon

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CARRAND 10/21/2012 4:17PM

    I'm praying for you both. Be strong!

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IAM_HIS2 10/21/2012 1:25PM

    Praying for Bob & you, plus the doctors. Lots of hugs to ya.

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DEBBY4576 10/21/2012 9:42AM

    Well, it appears it wasn't a heart attack. I'm sure they really want to get his BP under control, or next time it could be a heart attack or stroke. My goodness that was high.
Prayers are still coming your way.

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0309COOKIE 10/21/2012 5:52AM

    Thanks for the update. Sounds pretty positive. I will continue praying.

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NEW-CAZ 10/21/2012 2:58AM

    Wonderful that he's keeping positive. He's in the right place to get the tests done in one go and for them to observe him and get to the bottom of what ails him. Better than discharging him and having to have him back again hun.

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EJOY-EVELYN 10/21/2012 2:32AM

    Continued prayers. It's so difficult to imagine life without our mate . . . even though our eternal life is what so many of believe and look forward to. May you both have an extra measure of strength to bring healing.

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1STATEOFDENIAL 10/21/2012 1:18AM

    It's wonderful to hear that he's doing okay considering. Remember that admitting him so they can do all the tests right away and watch him is better than sending him home without finding what's happening.

You're both in my thoughts. I hope he comes home to you soon.

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MISSDAISY23 10/21/2012 12:57AM

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KARIDIAN1 10/20/2012 10:55PM

    Hope all turns out well. What a roller coaster ride.

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CHERIRIDDELL 10/20/2012 10:50PM

    Fingers crossed the news stays positive !hugs,Cheri

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JINLYNN 10/20/2012 10:17PM

    Glad to hear that things are sounding optimistic. I hope Bob does get to come home tomorrow.
I will continue to keep you both in my prayers.
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Q8PRINCESS 10/20/2012 9:21PM

    Sounds pretty positive.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/20/2012 9:19PM

    Definitely prayers, my dear.

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LADYPIXEL 10/20/2012 8:54PM

    Hang in there. The bright side of all of this is that he was admitted and is getting treatment BEFORE it's a really severe situation!

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Short, but important post

Saturday, October 20, 2012

The paramedics left my home at 3AM and took Bob with them to the hospital. He was clammy, had pressure on his chest just under the heart, and his BP was 226 over 110!! They told me he will most likely have to be there for 24 hours to be checked out really well for any heart problems, especially at his age - he's 70.

If you can spare some extra prayers, light, good thoughts, etc. I would really wish you'd send them this way for my precious Bobby.

I'll be sure to let everyone know what is going on as soon as I hear and can get to the computer. I doubt if I'll get any sleep, but I'm so lost already. He does so much for us, that I haven't a clue about doing. At this point I'm not even sure how to get him home! I could drive myself, but I haven't driven in well over two years.

I'm just going to believe he will get to come back home and not be admitted and that all the tests will show he needs to watch stress and remember he isn't 50 anymore, yes?

Thank you everyone.

Peace, Love, Hope for a cure,
Ev


Bob in high school


Bob in the Navy



On our wedding day


27 August 2012

  
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DR1939 10/21/2012 8:19PM

    Talk to the Social Services person at the hospital. The RN or the physician can refer you. She/he will help you and provide some options. If you don't feel ok to drive and can't find a friend or relative to drive you, call a cab. The most likely thing to occur is that he will have stents placed in his artery(ies) in his heart. They don't crack your chest or anything. They run a catheter up a vein in your arm or leg and then insert the stents. It's usually an overnight stay in the hospital. There is no pain involved. He'll have to take it easy for a day or two and then, in about 1 week, begin cardiac rehab 3 times a week for 3 months. I had this about 6 months ago and I am just fine now. I am 72.

I know it is scary, but sometimes it is a blessing to have this notice of potential problems. Be sure to take care of yourself because he will need you to support him in diet and exercise changes. He should be able to drive in a week or two.

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MISSDAISY23 10/21/2012 12:54AM

    I am trying to catch up here... Prayers for you and Bob! Take care!
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KARIDIAN1 10/20/2012 11:00PM

    Ev

I read your later post first. I hope all will be well. So glad you did the right thing and called for help.

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CHERIRIDDELL 10/20/2012 10:49PM

    Oh Ev I am so so sorry I would be there in a heartbeat if I was closer to drive you.I will say my prayers and watch diligently for news . emoticon Cheri

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PMFISH 10/20/2012 7:49PM

    Ev, sorry to hear about Bob. Wish I was closer and you would not have to worry about a ride to get Bob. Check and see if the hospital has transportation, if you are not successful with neighbor or church. I know I was in Cleveland Clinic by myself when I was going to be released. I told them I need for them to call me a limo and they informed that was not necessary. The would be happy to take me to the airport in their Seimens limo, just part os their service.

You know you and Bob are both in my prayers.

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CURVYELVIESAYS 10/20/2012 5:28PM

    Prayers for his quick recovery. And may God give you the strength to face anything that comes your way.

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CARRAND 10/20/2012 5:22PM

    Prayers for you both.

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    You and Bob will be in my prayers. emoticon

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EJOY-EVELYN 10/20/2012 3:01PM

    Prayers and hugs to you both.

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MARILYNS66 10/20/2012 1:30PM

    Will hold Bob up in my prayers as well as you. Keep a smile on your face, all will work out for the good

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ANGRITTER 10/20/2012 12:41PM

    Oh my! I will pray for both of you. Seems I am doing a lot of that this month for everyone.

Please get someone to take you to the hospital so you can be with him and have someone drive you BOTH home. There is no reason for you to be driving in a panicked state. Please call someone. And believe me, you won't be putting anyone out. Your friends and family will want to do this for you.

Hang in there and please let us know how he is doing later on.

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LOLAINSC 10/20/2012 11:51AM

    How frightening for both you and Bob! Prayer has been raised and will continue to be raised for both of you. I do wish I lived close enough to chauffeur you around. Try calling your pastor to round up somebody to drive--members of my church do it all the time.
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0309COOKIE 10/20/2012 11:14AM

    I will keep Bob and you in my prayers.

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K-GETTING-FIT 10/20/2012 10:59AM

    Love, (((hugs))) and prayers going out to your love
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COACHPENNY 10/20/2012 10:45AM

    Dear Ev,

Prayers sent and gentle hugs to both you and Bob. Hope this is just a warning for Bob to take as good of care of himself, as he does of you.

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DEBBY4576 10/20/2012 9:46AM

    You will be cradled in the arms of the Lord and so will Bob. You have many many friends praying for you.

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Q8PRINCESS 10/20/2012 9:33AM

    Ooh my gosh, his blood pressure was really high.

Prayers and hugs!

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MRSCLAUS46 10/20/2012 8:35AM

    emoticon Prayers for Bob and for you. It is time to get friends, family and neighbors to help out with your transport problems and do ask for a social worker or an Elderly Care Advocate. Some areas actually have volunteers who will transport people (especially the elderly to and from hospitals and dr. appointments) with little or no resources or no where else to turn. Take heart and strength that there are people who care--you may not have met all of them...yet!

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SCHECK5 10/20/2012 8:34AM

    Prayers for you and Bob...hope everything turns out ok!!

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MNNICE 10/20/2012 8:34AM

    Saying a prayer for strength for you and healing for Bob.

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SANDRALEET 10/20/2012 7:51AM

    I will pray for your husband and you I now how scarey this can be because I to can have to high blood pressure.May the peace of God be with you both

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MADAMES 10/20/2012 7:08AM

    Big hugs and prayers being sent for you and for Bob!

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ARNETTELEE 10/20/2012 5:29AM

  My thoughts and prayers to you and Bob. Hope things are better.

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KASEYCOFF 10/20/2012 5:27AM

    I'm with you both, Evvie - when he was posting for you, I was holding you close in my thoughts; same with him. Keep us updated when you can!
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JSMC10 10/20/2012 5:15AM

    I am sending healing, positive and supportive vibes your way. My thoughts are with you and your family. Stay strong *hugs*

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1STATEOFDENIAL 10/20/2012 4:05AM

    Oh Ev, I'm so sorry to hear this. I'll keep him and you in my thoughts. Hopefully they'll be able to quickly figure out what's going on and find a way to help him get better. At least he was still awake - that's a positive sign.

As for driving, now's the time to call in friends and family. Ask people at church, your neighbors, or anyone you can think of for help. Someone will help, I'm sure of it!

If you can't get to the hospital to be with him tonight, then try to get some sleep. I know it will be very hard, but even if you're just resting it will give you more energy to figure out how to get a ride to see him tomorrow. Also, call the hospital asap and ask what it will take to get information about how he's doing. They should keep you updated, even if you can't be there. You can also ask if they have a social worker on hand that you can speak to. They might be able to help you figure out how to get to and from the hospital. He's your main/only source of transportation, so they should be able to help you. Most cities have disability transportation, so hopefully your area does too. It does take some time to get approved, but even so it's a good thing to have in the future.

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A-one and A-two and A-three

Monday, October 15, 2012

As I begin today, I'd like to invite you to a thread on one of the teams to which I am a member. The thread is called Talk about Health Issues. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes
sageboard_thread.asp?board=14446x37762
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One of my Buds who is a team leader asked me to provide some information for the thread. The team is Tips For Writing, = Combining Health and Weight Loss.
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=37762

I do hope you'll visit and comment or ask some questions if you choose to do so.
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I've also been thinking about my Buddies and decided it is time to add nine more and tell why they mean so much to me.

1. snuzsuz - Her comments often make me laugh and always make me smile - even if they are serious, because I know how much she cares.

2. ruthiebear - She always tells it like it is. And boy does she ever! She stands up for what she believes in and isn't wishy-washy like so many are in today's world.

3. smidgeon - What a sweet lady. She comments all the time and makes me feel so comfortable to see her.

4. mom2acat - What can I say? We have been traveling a very similar journey with our cancer. So many times I wish she were close so I could give her a gentle hug. What an inspiration she has been to me since I first found out about my BC.

5. Jamer123 - She is so sweet and so funny! I just love her to pieces.

6. StLouisWoman - She is a leader on the Genealogy Team. She is so wonderful. If I need help with anything at all dealing with genealogy, she is right there to help me and never asks a lot of questions - she just does it.

7. Pinkhope - She is Team Leader for one of the Breast Caner teams. She has such helpful advice. When I first joined and was so frightened, she was right there along with mom2acat to assure me that things would be OK and what to expect. What a caring woman she is.

8. Pudlecrazy - She always has something positive to say on my blog comments. I really appreciate all that she writes there.

9. Sandraleet - I was one of her first Buddies on Spark. She sent me daily inspirations and still visits me to give me positive messages. She is really special.

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One thing that all comes round to is how blessed i am to have such special friends of the heart. That's how I think of all my Spark Buds. I have never met any of you, except Bob, my hairdresser, and my SIL. But it's ok. I have never felt closer to any group of friends I have as I do here. There is so much support, good advice and caring here. I know some have had bad experiences. I am fortunate not to have that- so far. It seems to me that most of my friends don't post or comment unless they have something positive to say or really hurting in some way. I have very young friends and some my own age and perhaps a little older, but taking this journey together gives us a lot in common. We understand. We care. We can laugh or cry at ourselves. We can cheer each other on and try to keep everyone on track, but letting them know it's ok to have an off day - or even a week. We only want the very best for each other. We want us all to be the very best we can be. Thru thick and thin, we are here for each other. What I often find is, I have a lot of friends and/or teams in common with those I add as friends. A lot of us know each other here.
I often read blogs that my friends go to and find such interesting things. So often I'll go on and visit home pages and ask to be friends as I find we belong to same teams, have friends the same, and/or interests in common.

Attitude of Gratitude is what i call the journal that I started when I started my second cancer journey. I have tried to list things for which I am grateful. I also add inspirational quotes, songs that lift me when I'm down, and favorite Bible verses. It is getting fairly full, but I add this site and my buddies here nearly once a month. I also say daily prayers for all of you for happiness, if you are hurting for healing, and for you to enjoy this journey we are all making together. When I do get down - like the other day - I get that out and read what I have written. Or i come and read comments on my page and my blogs.
I would suggest if you have a similar problem, that you might try the same thing. It really does help!! Sometimes i wish I had started it for my
BC journey. I did try to keep track of everything on that one. More so than I did on the second one.

Well, I do believe that is it for today. I know, I know, you never realized how verbal I can be. Remember when I blogged about my mama saying I started talking before i was 2 and haven't shut up since? That should have been a B-I-G clue for y'all! emoticon

Have a great week to all my Buds. I really do love all of you.

Peace,Love,and Hope for the cure.

Ev


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SNUZSUZ 10/17/2012 6:52AM

    I feel honored to see my name on your list. Thank you. You are a great friend too:)

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CHERIRIDDELL 10/16/2012 10:55PM

    We are lucky to have you! hugs,Cheri

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MISSDAISY23 10/16/2012 2:56PM

    I am glad I have a friend like you too! emoticon
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NEW-CAZ 10/16/2012 2:51AM

    We're lucky to have you hun, great blog emoticon

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EJOY-EVELYN 10/16/2012 2:49AM

    Being a part of the activities that makes God smile is often my incentive while participating with due diligence on this great road to improve my temples. Your strength is such a great encouragement. Hug, hug -- Evelyn

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1CRAZYDOG 10/15/2012 11:12PM

    Keep a writing! Love your blogs and you ARE inspirational! HUGS

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KARIDIAN1 10/15/2012 10:23PM

    You and the rest of the SP family are great friends and there when needed. You are appreciated and loved.

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GEORGIAGIRL26 10/15/2012 9:03PM

    I am very blessed to call you friend.
I do believe that friendship and encouragement is important.
I couldn't do it without God, mom, and my SP friends.
Have a great week my friend! Holly emoticon

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1STATEOFDENIAL 10/15/2012 8:14PM

    Mom2acat, Shari, is a wonderful and inspiriing woman, just like you. It's great to know you have so many positive sparkfriends because you deserve great people around you. We are all glad to know you too!

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Q8PRINCESS 10/15/2012 5:18PM

    We're blessed to have you!

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MARILYNS66 10/15/2012 4:38PM

    I love your blogs - I don't often comment but I read them all and have been blessed by doing so - just want you to know that you are in my daily prayers and are well thought of - keep smiling - you are a true blessing to many of us

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MOM2ACAT 10/15/2012 4:26PM

    emoticon Ev, YOU are the one who inspires me!

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