Friday, July 16, 2010

My birthday almost gone/gone now!

I forgot to post this on my birthday so am doing it now. I am 63 and so thankful for the life God has granted me, and the blessings He always bestows on me in spite of myself. Thank you, Lord, that your eye is always on the sparrow , and thank you for the friends I've met through this blogging world.

Not much to report on my special day. We were at the cancer center by 8:15 and very little made sense for the rest of the day. Before the day was done I was thinking that another doctor and another cancer center were in order, but too tired to do anything about it.

Doctor saying one week that Herman's neuropothy would be permanent and if it gets worse they will stop treatment immediately and for good.

Two weeks later nurse practitioner throwing up her hands and says she doesn't know what he's talking about; have never done it that way before and so she cut his dose to 85% and wrote two prescriptions for him to take....this because she's unable to reach doc to discuss what in the world is going on. We got the meds, but they will be on hold til we see the "real" doctor.

On the home front, I got so many hand drawn and written cards from grandchildren, some made me cry and some made me laugh out loud. I got lots of little patriotic thingies since they are all on sale right now to go into the patriotic corner I'm working on. My hubby had gotten me the beautiful Patriotic Bible last week which was what I asked for; oldest daughter almost done with the most beautiful flag piece I've ever seen in cross stitch...just don't have pictures; daughter in law brought over a banana pudding for both of us...a rare treat. Baby daughter brought a framed pic she had taken at Gatlinburg a few weeks ago (she's a photographer) and a sketch of rose heart not quite done.

Thought I'd share a few old photos with you. Most people have to go find old graphics...I just go to our old photo albums :)

From first grade to checking out the roses and my long hair before walking to church; a calendar girl laying in the sunshine, and last but not three brothers.

God bless!



DJ said...

What great pictures, Babs!! You look a little like Shirley Temple there in your Calendar Girl pose! Glad to hear you had a nice birthday. I'm sorry DH is reacting so badly to chemo. It's scary frustrating stuff. Sometimes I think it's harder on those watching then those going through it. You are often in my prayers!! *Hugs*

Hillery said...

I'm sorry about your Husband, and the Doctor. Hope you can get it all worked out.
God Bless

Suzann said...

Happy Birthday to you and I will be praying for the situation in your life.
I adore the photos you shared.

Scattered Threads said...

Happy Birthday Ms. Babs. Sounds like you had some very nice gifties from your family and the pictures of you are awfully precious. I am sure they bring back good memories. I will be in continued prayer for you, DH, and the frustration you are experiencing.
May blessings be bestowed upon you and yours.

Nancy said...

Belated Happy Birthday! I hope that you enjoyed your special day, and thanks for sharing your wonderful old photos. They're wonderful, and to me, have the same charming feel as vintage linens.

I'm so sorry to hear you are having a hard time with the cancer center. It's not my business, but a second opinion can never be a bad thing.

Thanks for telling me about your new blog, and now I'm following this one. How did I miss that news!