Wednesday, May 20, 2009

The Time has Finally Come.

The time has finally come to remove this cancer from my body. We need to be at the hospital tomorrow (May 21st) at 7:30 am. Although I am not looking forward to surgery, I am looking forward to starting the process to be well again. First

When we met with the nurse last week she told us of all the issues we may encounter. I may need a drain under my arm if my lymph nodes produce too much fluid or don't re-route right away, I may have to spend the night due to pain, bleeding, etc. I am asking for prayer that I come out of this surgery in the best possible shape I can be in and will not need a drain or need to spend the night.

Thank you all for your prayers through this process. I have felt encouraged and focused on God through it all.

I will have Jenn update the blog tomorrow to let you all know that things went well (speaking from faith!), until then thank you for continued prayers.


  1. Have been praying and will be praying for you tomorrow! Love you! --Julie

  2. You are a strong woman. I will be praying for you tomorrow, my friend... and that you go home drain free! Love, Linda

  3. Holding you in my thoughts and prayers. Praying in agreement with Linda that you go home drain free! :) xoxo my sweet ~ Margaret

  4. Praying for you, Mindy!


  5. Definitely will continue praying for you! Maureen

  6. I love ya kiddo. We’re praying and believing for those good reports. Have a peaceful night, (no worries), and remember, soon you’ll be able to run like the wind.


  7. Praying for you Mindy!


  8. "Mindy's frame was not hidden from you, when she was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw her unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for her, when as yet there were none of them. How precious to her are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! If I would count them, they are more than the sand." Psalm 139:15-18

    My prayer for you. Love, Kacie L

  9. Mindy,
    I'm a good friend of Lavern's and I'm a 6 year breast cancer survivor. I've been praying for you since your diagnosis and I am praying that tomorrow is a "walk in the park" for you! I will say that I never avoided the drains but it's really not that big of a deal....however I'm definitely praying that you come out "drain free"!

    Psalm 4:8 I will lie down in peace and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.
    Sleep well dear one...
    Jo Kennedy

  10. Exodus 15:2
    The LORD is my STRENGTH and my song .... He is my God, & I will praise him ....

    Keep singing that beautiful song!!

  11. Hey, friend, That nasty cancer is keeping us from seeing you!!! GET IT OUT OF THERE!!! (That's me yelling at it). I have been earnestly praying for you this week that all will go well. I had a drain and it was out in about 3 days. It's better than having a build up of fluid that is difficult to remove later. I had to stay in the hospital overnight, but was so much more comfortable at home, when I was discharged. Love you and hope to see you sometime this summer.

  12. Good news post-surgery... thinking often of you today. Nancy