January 20, 2022 AM I have created a page on the blog to hold the latest updates on Kristi’s health. You can find that here. BABY TIRED Bringing a newborn home is both exhilarating and frightening. We are now in charge of this little life. What if we mess up? What if we do the … Continue reading Elusive Sleep
Month: January 2022
January 19, 2022
As you watch and listen this video, remember that I am just saying what I hear and understand. I may not be communicating exactly what is going on very well. She is being cared for incredibly by the staff, nurses, and doctors. We love them!! 💚💚 Keep praying as I know many of you are! … Continue reading January 19, 2022
It is well…Peace
January 18, 2022 Happy Birthday Dad! Oncologist came by. Her fever went up and down all night. He says she has an infection and they are dealing with it with heavy antibiotics. He said her white blood count is .3 it needs to be at least 3! He said she will have to have a … Continue reading It is well…Peace
We’re back 🙏🙏
What a wild evening! We are back on our floor. Strange that it feels a little like home. Ah, my old green chair. Hello friend! Kristi’s fever is being managed and we hope to have a peaceful night. They started antibiotics and are monitoring her vitals. The prayer request we have is that they find … Continue reading We’re back 🙏🙏
At the ER!
One the things we are to look for after chemo is a fever. Today at 5:40pm, Kristi woke from a nap and felt chilled. I immediately took her temperature and it was 100.5 - the magic number to rush to the ER. I got her dressed, into the car, and rushed back to the hospital. … Continue reading At the ER!
Ask forgiveness, not permission
January 16, 2022 // Ask forgiveness, not permission Who was it that said, “ask forgiveness, not permission?” After a Google search the saying is actually not that old. Grace Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. One of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, she was a pioneer … Continue reading Ask forgiveness, not permission
Cutting the Cord
January 15, 2022 Cutting the Cord Literally and figuratively 42 cm picc line removed Now that we have been home for 24 hours, we have reflected on how anxious we were. We went from 24 hour care to all me (Ray). Talk about stressful! Once we got situated, we both fell into a deep sleep. … Continue reading Cutting the Cord
Kristi’s first post!!
January 13, 2022 - 10:55pm For the first time, Kristi has felt well enough and strong enough to write come thoughts down. It’s amazing to see her come back to life after being extremely sick for almost 3 weeks. Her thoughts are descriptive and amazing. Enjoy her first of many upcoming posts. By the way, … Continue reading Kristi’s first post!!
I can't say enough about what last night meant to me and Kristi. It was like she got a shot of curing medicine. The rest of the treatment was smooth. She is resting today. We are praying for low symptoms and quick healing for her cancer. She feels pains in her stomach and she has … Continue reading Overwhelming Love
What does it mean to receive?
Giving and receiving I thought I knew how to receive. I mean, I have lived as a missionary my entire life. I’ve raised money for non-profits, I’ve lived overseas - totally dependent on financial support from donors, churches, and families. I’ve lived my life on receiving finances without going to a job that clocks in … Continue reading What does it mean to receive?