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Taking a break

Thursday, June 12, 2014

I am not happy to do this but it has come down to an absolute necessity. A year or two back a blood test showed that my red an white cells, also platelets were quite low. Nothing was suggested for me to do to change the results. This last test I had last Friday showed that the white cells are lower yet. I did read some foods may be helpful so I will work on that until and after going to take another test.
I can't handle all this and try to keep up with all of my dear friends here on Spark. You are part of my family and will be in my prayers.
Being in my power chair makes everything harder and longer to do. This leaves me with all kinds of jobs that need to be attended to and the stress is adding to my feeling overwhelmed emoticon . I hope that while on leave I will get more organized and find out about the multiple health problems that plague me. I am sorry this is sounding like "doom's day" emoticon I KNOW I have faith that God will provide in His time, a way that will bring me back to better health and I will return, I need you all!!
I will be checking my mail each day, my children do keep track of me, and I will see how you all are doing, but will not be sending out mail except to related family. Sending much love to you all, hold down the fort, help one another, and be happy emoticon . Your Spark sister, Betty emoticon emoticon

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  • TINA8605
    I pressed I like this blog not because of the sad contents. I'm so sorry to hear about your health. My BF's mother has leukemia so I understand the blood cells and platelet count subject. Betty, you will be in my thoughts and prayers. You take all the time you need to get well. All of us here at Spark People care about you! Love and Hugs!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    My kitties emoticon are thinking about you too!
    1373 days ago
    Betty, It is wise to know when to step back and re-evaluate, re-organize and re-prioritize.
    I will be keeping your health issues in prayer and trust the Lord to give the doctors wisdom for your care.
    You are a blessing to so many here on Sparkpeople!!! You will be missed, but we will look forward to your return to hear you are refreshed and renewed!!
    God Bless You!
    1377 days ago
    Love you sister Betty! emoticon Thanks for the prayers and well wishes- now you take care of you and know that you are loved and missed. Hurry back! emoticon
    1378 days ago
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    Take care of you first and foremost, the rest can wait!
    Prayers going out for you!
    1379 days ago

    Prayers are sent your way. Stay strong and take care of yourself. emoticon emoticon
    1380 days ago
  • JAMER123
    Betty, I am so sorry to hear this. I will be sending my thoughts and prayers directly to you and the Lord. Even though I haven't been around much for you the past few months, I have thought of you often. God bless and let us know how you are doing once in a while. I will keep my eyes open for a note when you can! Thank care and many hugs to you!!
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    1380 days ago
    Dear Betty, I hope you get the answers needed soon to improve your health. I will miss you and keep you in my prayers and thoughts emoticon emoticon . emoticon God Bless You
    Hugs, Lana

    emoticon Thanks for your kind comments about my children`s upcoming graduation. That was so sweet, and yes I plan on rocking that dress! emoticon
    1380 days ago
  • KAYDE53
    Betty, you will be in my thoughts & prayers! Hope they find the problem, and I can understand why you need to concentrate on getting better! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1380 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/12/2014 10:16:32 PM
    You will be in our hearts and in our prayers. Knowing that you are quietly watching us will keep us on our best behavior!
    Praying for a speedy recovery for you in the care of your kids and the doctors. emoticon
    1380 days ago
  • KERRYG155
    I hope you find something that works-it should make you feel better if you do! I'm really surprised they haven't done something before. Take care!!
    1380 days ago
    Do whot you have to do
    1380 days ago
    1381 days ago
    HUGS and prayers. Wishing you all the best and take care of YOU. THAT'S most important.
    1381 days ago
  • OWLVR54
    Betty, we are sorry to see you go and that you are in poor health but understand totally what you are feeling. I have been fighting some health issues and have not been as active on SparkPeople as before. I know yours are more difficult struggle than mine and my prayers are with you and your family. God will continue to watch over you and guide you.

    God bless you,

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    1381 days ago
  • NHES220
    Hoping that you get some answers and that your health improves. I will keep you in my prayers.
    1381 days ago
    Good luck to you!
    1381 days ago
    Oh, Betty. I sure hope you get some answers soon.

    I totally understand the need to prioritize and cut out some things. You don't need Spark People to be just another pressure or stress in your life.

    I'll keep you in my prayers and you make sure and let us know when you're feeling better.

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    1381 days ago
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