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My day at the surgeons office

Thursday, June 09, 2011

These past 7 days dealing with the findings of a large mass and testing positive for ovarian cancer has given me a time to reflect on how blessed I have been in my health. Im strong and healthier now at 50 than I was when I was in my 20's and 30's. Most of my life Ive spent obese and I cant imagine going through all of this at my heaviest weight of 430lbs. The only surgery Ive had was getting my tonsils out at the age of 31.

So Im in the surgeons office shes asking me all kinds of questions about myself and my health and was very pleased that Im as healthy as I am. She went over the procedure and then she examined me. In her examination she felt the mass and said to me "This is a very large mass of 20 centimeters and asked me if I felt it move and I said yes. She then asked me how fond I was of my uterus I just simply said Im 50yrs old Im not married I dont have any children if Ive havent used it by now its more than likely I dont need it. We just laughed and she said she was going to do a full hysterectomy on me and I said that is fine with me.

She then explained to me about the cancer and said she really wont know what stage Im in till they biopsy the mass. She said she is almost certain its not in the advance stages and that there is a good chance I caught it in the beginning stages and even possibly come up benign. I told her that when she biopsies the mass shes not going to find any cancer because Jesus has already healed my body.

She then went over the particulars of the stay at the hospital but all in all I left there with such a confidence and peace knowing my Savior has healed my body. I thank him always for the trials and storms that come my way because it gives me more of an opportunity to witness for him, to show those who dont know him the love and faithfulness and the AWESOMENESS of our Savior. There is nothing more I enjoy doing than doing the work of my Savior, not only in telling them about him but showing them that when they trust in Jesus he is a friend who sticks closer than a brother (Proverbs 18:24). You can always trust him and count on him because he never goes back on his word.

My prayer is always Lord let them see you and not me, let them hear your voice, not mine...Let them feel your presence of forgiveness and love. For Im only a vessel for you to use for the advancement of your kingdom... All GLORY HONOR AND PRAISE GO TO YOU LORD!!

This is my hearts prayer.

LIFT UP YOUR HANDS IN PRAISE TO OUR KING JESUS FOR ANSWERED PRAYER!!!

I feel your prayers surrounding me. How I love my sisters and brothers you mean so much to me and I am truly blessed by all of you.

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  • PHILLIPS661
    we have an Awesome God....
    2077 days ago
  • WONTBEWAISTFULL


    My prayers are certainly with you! Keep the faith, Sister!!

    Sue
    3328 days ago
  • WALKINGSPARK
    Sending prayers to you.

    Be blessed.

    Wendy xoxoxo
    3335 days ago
  • 14JESUSGIRL
    Carol,
    I'm SO glad I got to put my real arms around your real neck!!
    Especially at this time. I agree with you that you are healed in the name of Jesus! It's a done deal!
    I love you so much.
    Lee
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    3340 days ago
  • GRACE612
    I love your attitude!!! You are going to show cancer where it can go!! Let us know if you need anything!!
    3347 days ago
  • KMICHA
    Rejoicing with you for God's glory to shine through this episode of you life. You are His; You belong to Him. He loves you with an everlasting love. Lift up your hands! Lift up your head! Let the King of Glory Shine!! Uh . . . could I have one of those tamborines too??? My the peace and love of God continue to surround you . . . Let me know what date you are due in surgery. Hugs to you my friend.
    3347 days ago
  • YATMAMA
    So help me, Griff, I wanna go buy tambourines for you and Shelly and myself and have a Miriam dance of celebration with the both of you! lol We've SUCH cause for rejoicing. I have never before felt absolute JOY at hearing a friend had been diagnosed with cancer. But that is exactly what I felt when I read Shelly's post about the mass in your body that is going to bring such enormous glory to God. I have had total peace and joy because I know, know, KNOW our Beloved's everlasting arms are holding you tight, cradling you to His bosom, strengthening you with His nearness such that people will be able to smell the fragrance of Him when you pass them by. I love you and I am so excited about what God, the defeater of our foes, is doing!!
    3347 days ago
  • MELLIEN1
    I agree! AMEN Sister!
    3347 days ago
  • 3CATSLEP
    What a joy to read your blog!!! I will still keep you in my prayers! You are a very special Sparkbuddy:) emoticon
    3347 days ago
  • TEDDYBEARGIRL
    You have a great attitude!
    3348 days ago
  • BIGDAD1211
    Amen! God's Will is being done in your body even as we speak! Our God is such an awesome God! I am glad you can feel my prayers cause you are always in them!
    In Jesus Name
    Greg
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    3348 days ago
  • EWEINHISPASTURE
    AMEN! emoticon and emoticon prayers.
    3348 days ago
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