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Monday, August 25, 2008

It's me again. Asking for Prayers.

I've been pondering for the last week if this is something I should share publicly, for all to know. Well, I decided that if for my kids I could ask for prayers when it came to things like this, why not ask for myself.

So again, here I am calling on all prayer warriors. In two days (Wednesday the 27th) I will be going in for surgery. A hysterectomy to be exact. Not due to anything life threatening, but something I've been putting off that needs to be done. I shall be in the hospital for 4 days and 3 nights, which means leaving my kiddos alone again. This time will be easier for them because Daddy will be home at night, but none-the-less, it will be tough.

I understand it's one of the most routine surgeries performed and that the recoup is about 6 weeks No lifiting for at least 4 of those weeks!! That will be my most difficult task with 3 toddlers at home. My Mom, again, will be here the first week to pick up the slack and I am so darn blessed to have her. She is amazing!

Dear friends, I ask that you please keep me in your prayers that all go well with the surgery. Scott said after one of my morbid comments this week "If you die in surgery, I will KILL you!" heh! Also, please pray that my recovery be a quick one. It wasn't really until this weekend that I realized how much I truly do around here and my family needs me, so I need to be back into the swing of things ASAP.

Lord Jesus, YOU are in control of everything. I have faith and strongly believe that You will be at my side guiding the surgeon's hands and I thank You now for my fast recovery.

I also thank all of you, my faithful friends for keeping me in your prayers. I will keep you posted, since I think my laptop and myself will once again become close friends. God bless.

PS If anyone that's gone through the surgery wants to share or has any tips or comments, please feel free to email me.

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19 comments :

Sherri said...

I'm praying for you and your recovery.

Sherri

Anonymous said...

Ohilda I will be praying for you and your quick recovery....You are very luck to have such a wonderful mother to care for your kids as we do...

Eydie

The Byrd's Nest said...

Oh Ohilda...I will be praying for your surgery and your recovery. I had a hysterectomy about ten years ago and I felt so much better just a couple of months later. Praying for you my friend.

Michelle said...

Ohilda,

Oh, my friend.....of course you are a bit nervous about this surgery...all of us would be! I am praying for you...praying that God wraps His loving arms around you, blesses your surgeons and brings you to a speedy recovery. We all know that us Moms just have no time to be not feeling well. You are right in that we may not realize just how much we do, until we are unable to do those things.

praying for you!!!

Janette said...

Loving Father,

Make skilled the work of the surgeon and that of his team for it is unto their knowledge and skill that Ohilda gives herself for healing.
I pray You, Lord, that this procedure will be without complication,and that her recovery will be speedy and complete.

*I will keep close tabs with Ily on how things are going*
Mucho Love :)

mybaby@blogspot.com said...

Dear precious Lord,

I thank you and praise you for you are the healer of our bodies, mind and souls. I thank you already for the success of this surgery and I know precious Jesus that you will hold my loving sister in your faithful arms every second of this surgery and recovery.

Munny, you have nothing to worry about. The prayer warriors are keeping you in their prayers and most of all, the Lord's faithful mercy will begin to fall upon you. Your family has your back ALWAYS !!!!

I will see you soon !!!!! Love you more than the whole world and back. love your sis.

Krista ~ Bits and pieces said...

I will be praying for you and for your family as they 'try' and manage without you. Please update us as to how your recovery is going as soon as you are able.

So thankful that Fay has come and gone and left no damage!!!

Have a wonderful week,

Krista

Michelle said...

Ohilda,

I am so sorry to hear that you have to go in for surgery. I'll pray for you, your family and for a speedy recovery. I'll be checking in to see how you and your family are doing.

Ruth said...

Ohilda, BTDT but before my toddlers. Praying the surgery will go well and your recovery will be very fast.
Ruth

geminirn said...

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayes for an easy surg. and a very speedy recovery my friend.

mommy24treasures said...

Ohilda you are in my prayers for a perfect procedure with no complications and a super speedy recovery. I pray all goes well at home with the little ones.

Starla said...

Ohilda,

Praying for you this week!

Starla

Ladyblog said...

praying for you from Tampa... not too far if you need something either. :-)
~Rebecca

The Ferrill's said...

Ohilda I am already praying for you...and will continue to lift you up tomorrow and as you recuperate...thank you SO much for letting us all know...you need your prayer warriors!
Keep us posted.
Love you much,
Laine

Nan and Dan said...

praying all goes well.
Wish we were closer I would help :(
I hope you are up and about in no time flat!

Tammy said...

Ohilda,


You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

(((((((HUGS)))))))
Tammy

My3Monkeys said...

O,

Sorry.. just catching up here! I am sure you understand what 3 little ones do to your spare time, lol. We will be thinking about you and will be eager to hear that you are resting well at home.

Barbie said...

I will be praying for you tomorrow Ohilda. You are such an amazing witness and you will have many prayer warriors lifting you up now. Thanks for letting us know.

Waitingfaithfully said...

Praying for you sweet friend, that the Lord would give you His perfect peace, a smooth surgery, and total (speedy) healing! May He keep his hand upon your family, and hold you all together in His great love.

"Thank you Lord for my friend Ohilda, thank you for the creative way that you brought us together. Thank you that our friendship is REAL, despite its differences from a face to face friendship! What a blessing, what a joy You have given us in one another! Hold Ohilda in the palm of Your mighty hand, dear Father. Please heal her quickly Lord."

In Your Mighty Name, Amen!

Love you friend!

Tina

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