** Due to the increasing severity of MY ILLNESS, it has become impossible for me to continue to post on a regular basis. Unfortunately, as much as I desperately long to, I am also unable to visit each of your blogs often or reciprocate all the loving, supportive comments many of you continue to leave - even though at times it may appear as though you've arrived at some long ago, forsaken blog! With that said, I really want you to know that I miss every single one of you and that I really am still here! I'm just too sick and too weak most days to be able to sit up long enough to create a brand new post...or even read one. However, I absolutely do receive AND read every new encouraging word you leave (and, often, the old ones, again and again!) and I cherish them now more than ever! I truly appreciate your love, support, and, most importantly, your precious time spent on your knees in prayer for my family and me. It ALL means the world to me and I am truly blessed to have friends like you!
~Hugs and Sister Love, Teresa

FYI: All comments come to my email, which I can easily read on my phone. I also enjoy Facebook on my phone because I can catch up on A LOT in a very short time there. Soooo, if you're on Facebook, come 'friend' me there! {{HUGS}} **

Saturday, October 31, 2009


Teresa's husband here. Just updating that my dear bride has been in the hospital again, pretty much since her last post on Wednesday. That evening, when I arrived home, she was in a HUGE amount of pain, very nauseated, and had a fever of 102. So, back to our apparent Home-away-from-Home we trod.

It has been a crazy end of the week, with various levels of frustration and disappointments in assessment, care, and prognoses. I'm sure Teresa will give more info on that later. The unfortunate bottom line is that her surgeon wants to remove her port-a-cath (her only IV access) and give everything time to sort of "reset." This is somewhat disconcerting to us because she has almost nothing as far as peripheral veins in case she needs IV fluids or medication. But...God has brought us this far, and since He has it ALL in His hands anyway, we take solace knowing that He will see us on a little farther.

We would surely appreciate you joining us in prayer: for patience to deal with a system that is still behind the curve with this illness; for guidance in how to be constructively pro-active in her care; and for there to be no problems while she is without her port. Thanks to you all.


Marina said...

please let Teresa know that we are praying and that His Outstretched Hand will heal and protect her life. God bless you and your family at this time

Betty Manousos:cutand-dry.blogspot.com said...

My dear Teresa i'm praying for you.
Get well soon.
God bless you and your family.

Deb said...

Praying for Teresa.

And for your family during this hospitalization.

Please tell her that I'm thinking about her.

Sweet dreams.

LisaLisa said...

Please let Teresa know that my family is sending up prayers asking God for healing for her.

Remember "I am the lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything "too" hard for me?" Jer.32:27

Please keep us posted..Blessings to her and your family!::

Judy Harper said...

"My prayer is that God will wrap His loving arms around you and your family, so that you feel the warmth of His love. Know that He is there." God bless you and yours! I'm thinking of you.

Samantha said...

Praying for you dear Teresa and your dear family.
May God bless you and give you strength.
Hugs and love to you !!

Ter said...

Wishing you a speedy recovery, theresa. I'm so sorry you're going through this ordeal. I wish I had the power to stop it for you, but unfortunately, we all know how powerless I am in this regard (as we all are). So, all I can do is keep you in my thoughts and hope that you will be back to your normal self soon. (whatever normal means, eh?) ((many hugs))

Anonymous said...


Kim said...

I am praying you will feel better very soon!

One Cluttered Brain said...

You got it. My prayers are with YOU and your family tonight! (HUGS)

Anonymous said...



Teresha@Marlie and Me said...


I'm praying with all my heart that you get well soon!

Mark and Kathryn said...

Praying for you guys!


Anonymous said...

I pray that God heals you dear friend, that God gives the doctors wisdom and insight, graces you with peaceful restful sleep, and comfort! Such comfort! I pray for your husband, that God bless him with strength, encouragers who lift him up, and the same God-graced sleep that leaves him refreshed with his huge responsibilities. Amen!

When Teresa gets better, I have a gift that just says thank you-no work, just thank you!

Ekanthapadhikan said...

Convey my heart felt 'Get Well Soon' wishes to her.

Teresha@Marlie and Me said...

I am having a school assembly over at my blog and you are receiving an award at the end. please attend when you are up to it!

idontknow said...

I am a terrible person, when I don't hear from T in awhile, I start to worry, and sure enough, I open this blog to see that my worries were true. Time to up the prayers again, as I pray for you every day T!!!
I love you and continue to pray for a miracle.

Lakshmi said...

My prayers for Teresa and you all.

karen Hubbard said...

Hi Teresa ,
Hope you get well soon and out of the hospital I am praying for you .
Take Care,

Lamonica Epps said...


I was wondering if everything was ok. I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers. I hope you will feel better soon. I really appreciate your kindness.

God Bless You

Jennifer, Sunshine, Angel, Miss Thang, My Birdy (formerly Baby) said...

Teresa is in our prayers. Please keep us posted as you can find time to do so.

Ekanthapadhikan said...

Hi! Please visit my blog. There's a surprise waiting for you!

Dee said...

Gosh can I just b e free to say how much I hate this. I hope tonight that Theresa is feeling much better.

I so wish for her a long life where laughter is not rare and joy is embraced.

Dee from Jamaica.

prashant said...

My dear Teresa i'm praying for you.
Get well soon. Work From Home

Nishant said...

Get well soon.
God bless you and your family. Work from home India

Crown of Beauty said...

Just read this post now, but I've read the others before this as well. I just wanted to get to the beginning of the story of her latest health condition.

Praying for dear Teresa!



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