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Meg's latest update 6/4/12


Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Meg's Updates
Update 6/4/12
Posted 10 pm

Meg's halo was removed last Wednesday. She will now have to wear a neck brace for the next 6 to 12 weeks. The halo had been restricting movement in her back and the ability for the DPS (diaphragm pacemaker) to give her deeper breaths. She immediately saw improvements in both of these areas once the halo was removed. She continues to get better movement in her left arm in ever so slight increments. She continued to have nausea issues through all of last week that were hampering additional gains in therapy. They changed their strategy on Thursday and she seemed to be doing better by Saturday afternoon. She has been nausea free since Saturday morning. Today, Meg had one of her best days of therapy yet. She was able to double the amount of time on the FES bike. Afterwards, she felt great with no nausea!

Several of Meg's friends made the trip to Atlanta to see Meg. Shane Loveday, Jenna McCracken, Reily McAndrews, Shelby Hoy, & Kendall Lewis visited with Janine McAndrews & Jenny McCracken traveling with the kids. We were able to take a few excursions off the Shepherd property to a few local restaurants. Meg was excited to see them. Farrah Doman, one of Meg's fantastic dance teachers, visited with her for a few hours this evening. It was great to see Farrah.


As I pray for Meg and many others, I always thank God for the miracles He is performing in Meg's life. Even as I post this today and ask for your continued prayers for Meg and her family, I also want you to be part of the celebration of these continue blessings!!!
Count your blessings today and have a wonderful week. Schools are out in our area for the summer. Enjoy your summer and be careful when you are out and about.
Blessings, love and hugs,
Helen

POSITIVES ALWAYS:
GOD
FAITH
HOPE
LOVE
FREEDOM
PRAYERS and PRAYER WARRIORS
BLESSINGS AND ANSWERED PRAYERS
SMILES and HUGS
ACCEPTANCE
Thankful for each new day that I am given!
Unexpected twists and turns in our lives
Meg's positive outlook and her very strong "I can do it" attitude!!!
The halo is off!!
The sip and pull controller removed
Meg taking her first steps
Meg's friends visiting
The Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia!!!
Meg has continued improvement!!! Praise God!!!
Too many positives and blessings to list them all here...Praise the Lord!!!







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JAXMOMMY 6/8/2012 9:40PM

    Wonderful! What a strong and positive young woman she is! How nice her friends came all that way to visit. If only more people would open their eyes and hearts to all the miracles around us each day! Most are not as dramatic as Meg's, but they are there. Thanks for always sharing Meg's progress and how God works in your life.

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1CRAZYDOG 6/6/2012 9:43PM

    Awesome!

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YOYONOMORE1 6/6/2012 6:41PM

    Love reading the updates on Meg and seeing prayers being answered.

Hugs,
Shirl

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MORTICIAADDAMS 6/6/2012 3:00PM

    She is doing fantastic. I pray for her continued recovery.

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NORASPAT 6/6/2012 8:46AM

    Thanks for the update this is wonderful news. Thanks Pat in Maine. emoticon

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MAMAWLINDALOU 6/6/2012 7:41AM

    Praise God!!! Will continue to pray.
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MSLZZY 6/6/2012 7:17AM

    So glad she continues to improve!

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OPALMOON 6/6/2012 6:57AM

    So glad to hear Meg is continuing to improve. Hope the nausea is well behind her and she keeps getting stronger each day.

Hugs and blessings to you all!

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GHOSTFLAMES 6/6/2012 4:47AM

    GREAT JOB MEG KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. PRAYERS CONTINUE.

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NEW-CAZ 6/6/2012 2:44AM

    I hope she continues to improve day on day! Hugs

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KNITTABLES 6/6/2012 12:14AM

    My prayers are with you and Meg in her recovery as she continues to get better each day. Hugs

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NELLIEC 6/6/2012 12:07AM

    I am so glad to hear that the nausea is abating. That can be so distressing!

I want to echo the lady mary -- how about your deal?

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WOWEETOO 6/5/2012 11:46PM

    and my friend helen did i miss something how is the upcoming thing for yourself coming along???
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JANIEWWJD 6/5/2012 11:35PM

    So many wonderful miracles for this young dancer. Thank you Lord!!!!
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OLEARYD26 6/5/2012 11:33PM

  I hear amazing strength and faith in these words.

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