Monday, January 24, 2011

On the mend....

Hello everyone!
I wanted to get a post out to thank you all for the prayers, cards, gifts, comments and encouragement these past few weeks.
I finally got home  last Thursday. I had to be re-admitted, last week, because of a Crohn's Disease flare up.
While in surgery, the docs discovered my intestines were fused together by scar tissue, and were in a big jumbled up mess. Before removing the uterus, tubes, ovaries, etc. they had to cut through all the scar tissue, then remove a piece of the small intestine. A two hour surgery turned into five hours.
 I am just sooo thankful to be home.   This morning I've been going through all the cards and letters from everyone.  Laurie even sent a box full of comments and well wishes from posts about the situation here.
What a blessing you are to me.
The outpouring of love and support from all of you here in blog-land has been amazing!!!
We will get the final test results on Wednesday, to see if the cancer has spread, or was contained.
Thank you for your is helping me, and my family as we go along this journey.
again...thank you...and God Bless You!!!


  1. Debbie~~~

    I am so glad to see you must mean that you are a little stronger and for that I am grateful. You have been through so much, but I am glad they caught that scar tissue, it could have been a bad situation further down the road.

    I hope you feel better with each day. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you got my card.

    Love and BIG HUGS,


  2. So glad you are home! there is no place like home. And yes you have been in our thoughts and prayers daily!

  3. Debbie, I hadn't realized you have gone through all this.Must have missed your posts about it.Oh my so much to go through,I am glade to hear your home and doing better.Our Lord is always Good-He is with you.

  4. Debbie- so glad to hear from you! Glad things are going better. You should feel so much better after you get healed up from the surgery. Just getting your intestines cleaned up should help so much. We have all missed you so much and everyone has been praying for you and your family. You are in our thoughts all day long.
    Praying that all turns out well on Wednesday!
    Looking forward to the day when I can post you as a cancer survivor!
    Hugs- Tete

  5. Hurrah for you, so glad you are home! I'll be praying for fantastic results on Wednesday, think of you everyday Debbie♥


  6. DEBBIE!!~~ Welcome home...I am so happy to see you posting and hear that you are on the mend. You have been missed, loved and thought about often. Go rest...get better each day and we will be waiting for your return:) Love Debbie XXX000

  7. Yay!! Thank you Lord! I'm so glad you are getting better! You are in my thoughts!

  8. Hi Debbie,
    Welcome home!
    My prayers are with you sweetheart.

  9. I am so happy to see this post! But I am mostly happy for you to be home!!!! I am hoping that good news comes your way...Thinking of you always, and know you are in my prayers. My biggest hug and Love to you Debbie!

  10. Dear Debbie,
    I just learned of your health problems... so happy to read that you are back home!Now you will sleep and rest and gain your strength back!
    Many prayers for a complete recovery,

  11. You've been in many thoughts and prayers! Here's praying for a nice clean outcome on Wednesday and glad to have you back:)

  12. Dear Debbie, so glad to see you writing a post. Look at all that mail. I am praying for you and your family. many hugs ♥ olive

  13. Oh it's so good to hear from you! So glad that you are feeling well enough to post. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers as you wait for the results. Hugs to you Debbie!

  14. Hello Debbie,
    I am so glad to see you are home and even feel better enough to write.
    Don't over do it and get lots of rest.
    I think about you daily and I hope you have a speedy recovery.
    Suzann xoxoxo

  15. Hi Debbie,
    It's wonderful that you are feeling well enough to post and give us an update. I'm glad that you are home because I'm sure that's where you would rather be.
    We are all praying for you and wishing for your speedy recovery.

    hugs and love

  16. Oh Debbie- I am so happy to see you posting here...and I am ashamed to tell you that I have not ONE but TWO cards sitting here waiting to be sent to you...I didn't have postage. Well, I will drop them in the mail tomorrow...maybe a day just know that you were on my mind and on my heart this whole time. God has you covered, my friend...and my prayers are going up for a good outcome that the cancer was contained. Hugs and love to you- Diana

  17. Seeing your comment on my blog gave me the biggest smile! I'm so happy to know you are back among us. :) Take care and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers everyday. You can look forward to your Sanibel vacation for a peaceful recovery time. AND, I look forward to possibly seeing you and Laurie, if you are up to it.

  18. Hi Debbie,
    It is SO nice to see you here! I am so happy that you are home. I am sorry that your surgery was so rough. I am still praying for you for your total recovery! And all of those cards and comments are awesome!!! Sending you big hugs!!

  19. My thoughts and prayers have been with you!

  20. What a wonderful surprise to see you !!!!! Thank you for stopping by Lavender Hill - I hope it means your feeling stronger every day.

    Still praying for you here on Lavender Hill.... I KNOW you're going to kick this thing to the curb !


  21. It's so good to see you back! You will be in my thoughts on Wednesday. Take care...


  22. So happy to see that you made it home...wishing you the best:)


  23. So happy that you are home!! Still saying prayers for you...hope the news is that the cancer is contained.

  24. Oh Debbie-I meant to leave you a comment last nite. You have so been on my mind and in my prayers(you're on our prayer list also!). Tete and I talk about you often and I hope you are feeling better and will be thinking about you tomorrow!

  25. You have been and will continue to be in my prayers. Prayers for healing, strength and that the Lord might let you feel his love. It was good to see your post.

  26. MY SEEEEEESTA!!!!! It's SOOOOO good to see you back here!!!! ♥ ♥ ♥ I am amazed at all of the letters and gifts that you received. What a blessing our blog friends have been! What a support system! What a blessed community of love and encouragement!

    Now.....take it up....don't push yourself too hard....stay hydrated...and get well. We leave for Sanibel in less than 60 days, girlie. :)

    Know that I will be praying extra hard for you tonight and tomorrow. Prayers that the tests come back clean and clear, and that you can take a huge deep breath of relief. God has you in the palm of his hand. Relax back into it, and let him carry you through the day, sweetie!

    I LOVE YOU SO MUCH!!!! ♥

    xoxo laurie

  27. I am glad you are on the mend, Debbie! It does feel great to get home! I am sending good thoughts and prayers your way for a full recovery!

  28. Hi Debbie-so glad you were able to post-you have been on my mind and in my prayers. Continuing to pray for your quick recovery and good results on your tests.

  29. Been thinking about you and praying for good results all day. I know just gettting out to the doctor and back is going to do you in. Rest up and let us know how things are going. I so want to do that post!
    Hugs- Tete