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Monday, January 14, 2008

I'm STILL getting all ready......

HELLO TO ALL MY PRAYER WARRIORS:



I am a little bit stressed tonight as my surgery was postponed until TUESDAY morning.

I spent the day at the hospital, getting shaved in my "private" area, blood drawn, chest x-ray, an EKG, an IV started....the whole works. At about 2, the nurse took me to the holding area beside the surgery room. Just as they were bringing me into surgery, two people were brought in that needed immediate heart surgery and a third came in later. Since my operation is not a life or death type thing, (I have PAD and need another bypass in my left leg) of course, I was taken back to my room. My sweet doctor had been there, doing surgeries, since 7:00 this morning. These 3 that came in would mean he would still be there at midnight. His nurse suggested me going home and starting fresh in the morning. Of course, I said "that sounds good to me!" Now, I have to tell you that my surgery was originally scheduled for LAST Wed. and, after going thru all the "stuff" before surgery, it was postponed that day as well. So, for a week now, I've been on a roller coaster ride of emotions.

The way I have it figured, tho, is that, for today's surgery at least, my doctor was needed for these 3 very ill people and I was meant to go home and wait. I am asking you once again for continued prayers and this time, please add the 3 people that need all the prayers they can get.

I will go to the hospital at 6 in the morning, surgery should be around 9, if it be HIS will.

Thank you , many blessings and love to all......

61 comments:

Nan said...

Your doctor will be fresh and ready for you when you go in tomorrow. It's good to wait.
Stacking up the prayers,
Nan

Donna said...

Lots of prayers for you and the other 3, and also praying for a speedy recovery. Take care.
Hugs,
Donna

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Oh BJ...that's awful. I know the other three needed that doctor badly and I am glad they got him but I know you must be really stressed out with all that waiting. Prayers and Hugs for you and the others. (( BJ ))

Rosie's Whimsy said...

Oh BJ....so sorry for all the waiting.....My prayers will be with you. I guess you know the way to the hospital by now after all this :-) Take care Gentle Lady...xoxo Rosie

Karen H. said...

Good Evening BJ,
I'm sorry your surgery was postponed once again. I know that has to be hard on you and very nerve wracking. But, GOD knew who needed the surgery the most. I posted on my post today for prayers for you. We all will still be praying for you tomorrow and hopefully the surgery will go as planned. Take care my friend and have a great evening. May God Bless You and Yours.

Love & Hugs,
Karen H.

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Hi BJ,

My prayers are with you.

Hugs,
Dena

Michelle said...

BJ,

I'm so sorry to hear your surgery was canceled, but your post said it perfectly, those other 3 people needed your doctor. I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers tonight and tomorrow..as well as the other 3 people.

Keep us posted and get well soon!

Hugs,
Michelle

Marcela said...

Hello my dear BJ
I will be praying for you!!!
I agree with Nan, your doctor will be fresh tomorrow!!!
Take care !!!
Kisses to you
Blessings
Marcela

Mary said...

BJ,

I'm glad they let you come home and yes, those 3 people needed immediate surgery. I remember when my husband was scheduled for his bypass that he was sent home and his surgery postponed for a week. His wasn't a life and death situation and some others were.

I will be praying that if it is God's will your surgery will take place tomorrow. I will also pray for a speedy recovery.

Blessings,
Mary

Sunnispace said...

It must be excruciating - the wait game! You are in my prayers and I've asked my other readers to pray as well. Every little bit helps!

PEA said...

Oh dear...and here I thought it was all over with! Nothing worse than waiting, especially when you've already been there and sent back home with still nothing done. Prayers continue for you dear BJ and hopefully you will finally get the surgery done tomorrow morning!! xoxo

Mary Isabella said...

Yes it will be a blesing to have your doctor rested and fresh. I will pray for... Blessings.....

Cowboys & Custard said...

Third time lucky Bj... I hope and pray!
Hope you have a quick and comfortable recovery..
With love
Michelex

Cottage Contessa said...

Praying BJ sweetie...
Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

Mary said...

Dear bj,
Lots of thoughts and prayers winging your way from here in NJ! I know everything will go well, and I wish you a very speedy recovery!
xoxo,
Mary

Denise said...

I am lifting you up in my prayers dear one.

Tara said...

All will go well-take lots of care!

Kathleen Grace said...

Hi BJ, I just found your blog through Mary at Little Red House and I love it! I have added you to my must reads. Hope and pray everything goes well with your surgery:>)

janie said...

Hi BJ,
Sending prayers for you. I'm sure today will be the day and all will be fine. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

I read about your surgery over at Mary's blog and wanted to wish you well. I noticed some of your pictures on your blog and thought they look familiar. This must be the wonderful BJ from rate my space. I don't visit there to often now. But always enjoy your posts. Wishing your all our best, Hugs, Janie

Lucy Bloom said...

Oh dear, BJ, how frustrating, fingers crossed for you, big hugs coming your way!
Lucy x

Sarah said...

Hi I'm visiting from Karen's blog. I'll pray too.

Blessings.
Sarah

Rhondi said...

Hi BJ It's 9:30 so all being well you should be through the surgery. I'll be praying for you throughout the day for decreasing pain, a quick recovery and kind and caring staff to look after you. Rhondi xo

BittersweetPunkin said...

Hi BJ....I will keep you in my Prayers...
Love,
Robin

Anonymous said...

Continuing w/ prayers for you and your doc and those three who needed to take "cuts".
Christy :-) <><

Janet said...

Hope the waiting is finally and that you are on the road to recovery :>)

Janet

Barbara Jacksier said...

Hope it was finally YOUR turn today...before those toe nails lose their shine. Hang in there.
Barbara

Vee ~ A Haven for Vee said...

Hi, I'm here from Mary's Little Red House. Praying that today was definitely your day so that the surgery will be a part of your past and not a part of your future. Take good care. I am saying a prayer even now.

melissa @ the inspired room said...

Well I was back to say I am still praying and I guess that still applies!
xo
Melissa

cargol said...

BJ, hoping that today was the day and that all has gone well. Will keep you and the others in my thoughts.

A Saucerful Of Secrets said...

Hi BJ! thought I'd come and say hello to you, I think you have been trying to find out about me and Johnny Depp,lol. Michele from cowboys and custard put me on to you.I hope you finally received your long awaited surgery and that all is well. I have had a good look at your blog,you have a great time with your family don't you?how lovely. Come and say Hi sometime. Best Wishes from Annie x

Mrs. Sam said...

We've never met, infact, we're strangers, but I still pray a peace and calm that surpasses all understanding comforts you right now. I pray your blessed with rest and find comfort where you need to.
Amen.

Jackie said...

Oh BJ I hope that everything goes right today. My prayers are with you.

Julie said...

Well that is stressful...but I sure would not want a surgeon working on me who had not had a good nights sleep!

God speed recovery!

Alison Gibbs said...

Good luck BJ. I will be thinking of you.
Alison

Angela said...

BJ.. I found you by way of Karen @ Karen's Korner. You are in my prayers. I pray for you to have a fast recovery.

You have a nice blog, BJ.I'll stop by again.

Prayers and Love,
Angela

Betty said...

BJ, all things happen for a reason. It just wasn't meant for you to have that surgery right at the designated time.

I pray everything will go well for you and that you will heal completely. I will continue to keep you in my prayers.

IsabellaCloset said...

bj, You are in my thoughts and prayers. I wish you the very best. God bless you! Hugs & love ~Mary~

Back Through Time said...

Many prayers and blessings to you! I hope by now you are on your way to recovery and there was no more stress!
Look forward to you being well and back in blogland again!
Michelle

Judy said...

BJ: I just found out about your surgery from our dear friend Mary...I'm not sure if you've had the surgery by now or not but I've sent up a little prayer for you and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers in the next few days for a speedy recovery. You are one sweet, special lady.
Much love - Judy

SweetAnnee said...

Praying for you during you surgery

fondly, deena

Michelle said...

BJ, thinking about you tonight and hoping all went well today..

Hugs,
Michelle

Terri and Bob said...

It all happens for a reason. Prayers for you and kudos for keeping such a positive spirit!

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Hi BJ,
I don't know how I missed the last several posts. I am sorry I have not been here. I am wishing you a quick recovery! My prayers are with you.
Hugs,
Penny

Classic Charm said...

Oh BJ, you poor thing, how stressful. Blessings on your surgery, you'll be just fine. Rest and get well. You know all of your blogger friends will be praying for you.
Hugs,
Rose

Shelley Jo said...

Hope your surgery went well. Get well soon!

Marcela said...

Hello my sweet BJ
I hope your surgery went well !!!!
I miss you

Marcela

ginger at enchanting cottage said...

OH BJ you are such a sweet lady I will pray for all 3 of you.
You are missed.
ginger

Anonymous said...

This is BJ's Daughter: It is Wednesday morning, and she did have her surgery yesterday. They said it went well. She spent the night in the CCU and will hopefully move to a regular room today. She is an amazing lady! She looked prettier after surgery than I look first thing in the morning! and she was smiling too. Thank you so so much for all your prayers for her. Hopefully, she will be home by Thursday and can post. BJ's Daughter Stacy

Marcela said...

Thank you Stacy for telling us about your mother surgery!!!!!
Send her a lot of kisses.

Blessings
Marcela

Karen H. said...

Good Afternoon BJ,
"THANK YOU" Stacy for the update on BJ. "PRAISE GOD" that she came thru it and is doing well. Will continue to pray for her and that she gets to come home tomorrow. Just wanted to let BJ know that we are still praying for her and we miss her and that she is loved. Take care my friend and have a great evening. May God Bless You and Yours.

Love & Hugs,
Karen H.

Tea Time and Roses said...

Oh my goodness BJ I did not know you were having surgery! My prayers are surely with you and will be praying for a speedy recovery. Big hugs to you!

HUGS....

Beverly

Rhondi said...

Hi BJ Hope you're starting to make a good recovery. I'm praying for you. Rhondi

Donna Kay said...

Jean -

I have been lurking in your "home" for quite a while now - I have bookmarked your blog and go there everyday. I just love "visiting" you. You have inspired me to start my own blog - God help us - I don't know what it will be. I am in Louisiana so we are neighbors. I pray that your surgery went well - will be waiting to hear the outcome.

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

I'm sure it's nerve wracking to have your surgery postponed. I'm praying that God is with you, your surgeon, and your caregivers all the way.

Anonymous said...

Hi BJ, just another of your many friends (and fans) letting you know you are in our thoughts and prayers. You have such an amazing spirit, I have no doubt that your surgery was postponed for a reason. You may have touched the life of someone with your faith and grace who otherwise would have never met you! You are a blessing and joy to so many people. Thanks, "beautiful daughter" for letting us know BJ's progress!!! Ksarra

Linda said...

Hi BJ, sending prayers and hugs your way. All will be well and you will soon be on the road to recovery. Hugs, Linda

Brenda said...

Hope all is well BJ. Miss you much.
Hugs and love

Melanie said...

There is a reason for the way everything happens. For some reason, which we'll probably never know, God had a differnt plan for your surgery.

Since it's Thursday now, I'm praying that this emotional rollercoaster is over and you're now recovering from your surgery.

Livin' With Me

NAME: CIELO said...

Stopping just to say hi, and see how you're doing! I understand your surgery was this past Tuesday, so hope by now the whole ordeal is over, and strength is recuperated..

Thinking of you...

Cielo

Meggie said...

By now thing should be over with. Hope the surgery went well. I hope you can feel all the prayers coming your way.

PAT said...

Thinking of you BJ. Just came by to see how you are after the surgery and see this message. When I was preparing to see my surgeon for the first time those many years ago, I had an appt early in January. Wouldn't ya know, it snowed and we were snowed in, in the back pasture for four days! That delay was nerve wracking...I can't imagine what it would be like to be all prepped and ready to go, then the delay.

My best to you! Positive thoughts and prayers!
Pat