Tuesday, December 22, 2009

For the Love- Thank You

What’s Jack up to? Well it looks like jack is starting to enjoy the snow. Maybe it’s due to his Old Navy jacket and Cool booties from Ina in Alaska that keep his paws warm. Quite sporty.

Thank you all so much for the love and support yesterday. I’m sore (Freakin’ Ouch!!) from my surgery but trying to be positive. The biopsies went well but I won’t have any results until after Christmas so I’m going to focus on healing and trying to have a low stress and full of love holiday with the DH, DS, DD and the rest of the fam. That is the most important thing. That and being thankful to God for each day.

Speaking of thankful, I can’t thank my caregivers at the Women’s Imaging Center, Ann Marie and the gang and my fab surgeon (another mom on twins) and at the staff at the hospital yesterday enough. Even when they were doing the most awful things with needles in terrible place they were doing it with such gentle care and love that I’m so grateful. These are truly special people and should be applauded.

Thanks to my friends who will not be denied with all their offers of help and support and my knitting circle who will not be stopped. The food is coming along with the love and laughs.

My advice to you all: Get your Mammograms (despite changing guidelines. I’m 40) and do self exams. Take good care of yourself and be your own best advocate.
Thanks again for the love. Sorry for rambling and repeats. Still on high powered pain killers over here.

Much Love,


Debra said...

You rest and take things easy. I will keep you in my prayers. Very cute jacket and boots from that thoughtful Ina.

pve design said...

I know you are in good hands - but if you need anything, just holler!

Purple Flowers said...

You are in my thoughts and prayers. I know you have a positive attitude! Speaking of attitude, does Jack walk down the street w/his new jacket, booties and 'tude. He looks adorable! Take Care, Kathleen

Frau said...

You are in my thoughts I hope you are resting well and letting the family take care of you. I have my Mammo scheduled for next week! Jack looks great, so cute! Take care!!

Deidra said...

I'm glad you're on the other side of that. Enjoy Christmas with your family. Know peace in your heart. Laugh deeply and love richly. Be blessed!

PS: Yesterday I received a lovely package in the mail, complete with my very own photo of you and yours. Thank you!

Elizabeth Kerri Mahon said...

Oh, Kwana, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I hope you have a wonderful holiday and that you hear good news soon. Give Jack a big kiss for me.

Ginger Merante said...

How did I miss this? I had no idea what you were going through. I am so sorry!

I will include you in my prayers. Christmas is the time for miracles!!

xoxo ging

annechovie said...

Take care of yourself, Kwana! You are in my prayers and thoughts! xo

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

Look at Jack! I wonder if he knows how adorable he looks.

Take good care of yourself, and may Santa bring you a year filled with health and happiness.

Phyllis Bourne said...

Keeping the prayers aimed in your direction. Hope your family has a good holiday. Keep us updated!!!!

And Merry Christmas to Nanna!!!!

Joyce said...

Kwana, I am sorry to hear the trials you have been going through. I haven't been on the computer too much lately. I'm glad the surgery is over (can you give me any pointers on how you got past the surgery?) I will keep you in my prayers and hope the news will continue to be good.Sending you many hugs...xo

Joyce said...

Oops I forgot to mention how adorable handsome the Jack looks. xo

Kwana said...

Thank you all for the kind words. I'm resting much and the DH and good friends are taking care of me.
Joyce, as for the surgery you just do it. I'm glad I was put out. I'd like to be put out for the recovery too. But pain killers help and rest. It's better to have the surgery than have the doubt.

Sheryl said...

Tell Jack Maddie thinks he looks very dapper in his outdoor gear.

Take it easy and get lots of rest. I'll be praying for you. Have a very Merry Christmas.

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

Just rest, sip tea and watch old holiday movies! Black and white ones only!

Wishing you a happy peaceful Christmas! And Jack too!

Chocolate Covered Daydreams said...

Jack looks adorable in his jacket and boots. He looks warm!!!

Take care of yourself and get plenty of time to relax and don't lift a finger.

Glad you had wonderful care!

Christine said...

Sending more love and positive energy your way.

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