Thursday, October 2, 2014

Sweet Relief

Praise the Lord, Caleb's chest x-ray today has shown no change from the one we did in April! We will not have to add another daily breathing treatment at this time. What a relief! We won't know the results of today's throat culture and blood work for several more days, but those are "routine" tests and should (hopefully) come back fine.

You would think by now I would be used to the exhaustion that follows these visits. I have lived with extra adrenaline pumping through my body for days now, trying to stay "in the moment" and not worry about things I can't control. Now that the moment has passed, and especially with the great news we got today, I feel like I could lay down and sleep for days.

Thank you, family and friends, for your constant love and support. Your prayers are felt and greatly appreciated. I am always overwhelmed by your outpouring of empathy during these stressful times, and this week has been no different. I am so grateful to each of you for your encouragement. Your kind words fill my cup when it runs dry.


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