Friday, February 20, 2009

Back in the Saddle

Dave has officially gone back to work. With the economy like it is, I am pretty sure he would have rather had a few more weeks off. What crazy industry he chose to work in !

Please continue to pray for his health. Now is the time that dealing with the stresses of life and business and this yucky economy will put a great deal of stress on his body and his immune system. Obviously we are hopeful that life can stay relatively "normal" without his disease flaring.

He is doing absolutely wonderfully. We thank God for his healing and for all the friends who prayed for that healing, every night!

Friday, February 13, 2009


Wow! I can’t believe it has been such a long time in between my posts. I apologize for my inconsistency during these past couple of months.

I have received some very thoughtful emails wondering how Dave is doing, and I am so pleased to tell you all, that he is doing GREAT!

He is still on the anti-rejection regimen, but they have tapered him down significantly, without it causing his body any ill effects. The kidney seems to be functioning beautifully, and his blood tests are consistently coming back, showing the levels to be NORMAL!! What a beautiful word!

We have really enjoyed the last 13 weeks of Dave’s time off. He has had a chance to rest, recuperate, and spend some real quality time with me and the kids. Time that we haven’t been able to spend with each other for over three years, since when he WAS home; he was feeling so badly all he wanted to do was sleep. What a difference these 13 weeks have been!

Dave has had his fair share of being isolated from the world! He has just been released to return to normal activities, which means he can finally go out in public. Poor guy, what an ordeal to be imprisoned! He has been out every day this week doing something fun. He took Joey and Davey fishing, went shooting twice, and took me out to a real restaurant the other night! (One without a drive-up window…nice).

I am both happy and a little sad that he will be released next Tuesday to return to work full time. I’m sure his clients are thrilled knowing that he is coming back. I, on the other hand, will be watching him to make sure he keeps things in perspective so as not to get sick, again. That’s what he gets for marrying a nurse!

Thank you, again, for all your love and prayers. They have been heard and apparently answered!!