Just an Update….February 26, 2012

Tracy / February 26, 2012

Well, this has been a week.

The good news….Matthew’s test results returned saying that his recent ulcers were caused by a virus of all things. A VIRUS!! I didn’t know you could “catch” an ulcer.

I guess the important thing is he is feeling better. You would never know he had just been in the hospital for four days.

At this time, I am trying to watch his diet. We were told while he was in the hospital that he was in the midst of a terrible allergic reaction to something…I decided it was time to re-visit his allergies.

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be in the process of eliminating some possible offending foods to see if anything will help.

My bad news….I’ve apparently waited TOO long to have my remaining wisdom tooth removed. I am in a horrible amount of pain this morning.

I’m staying home from church today since I am literally carrying a bottle of ambesol, q-tips and a heating pad around with me. I’m praying for a little relief. I need it this week.

Really bad news….my uncle died this week. It was unexpected, and such sad news. This was my father’s younger brother.

Some of you may know, I don’t have much contact with that side of my family. I was just getting to know him.

I know he was a good father and loved dearly by his family. I know he’ll be missed.

I miss that I didn’t get to know him better. My Mom used to tell me often that everyone always loved him.

It all seems so sudden.

It’s also been a reminder that we’re never promised another day.

Why do we let so many slip by with unresolved issues? Why do we let petty things steal joy and precious time from our lives?

I’ll never understand.

This week, I will be attending his funeral. I have been praying the Lord would show me ways to comfort his grieving son, and his sweet family. I know this must be so hard for them.

Prayer Requests

  • Please remember John and Tonya this week
  • Also pray for my tooth. My surgery is scheduled for Friday.
  • Continued healing for Kit

Today I’m Thankful For

  • A healing Matthew
  • Children who have watched me cry more than my fair share of tears this week…this one has just been hard.
  • A very hard working husband
  • Lunch with my very dear friend, Christy!!
    (This was a highlight of my week!!)
  • Progress in better organizing my home!! This is always a good thing!!!

Today’s Scripture Meditation

Psalm 119:50
“Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope.
My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. ”

With my love,

2 thoughts on “Just an Update….February 26, 2012

    1. Thank you, Christy! Please just pray for my mouth. 🙁
      Thank you, also, for offering to attend the funeral with me. I think a few of my children are going to ride out with me. I do so appreciate you offering.

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